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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? I DON'T THINK I CAN GET PREGNANT (STERILE)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 257 242 95.0 89.5-97.7 15 5.0 2.3-10.5
Age
< 20 years 28 27 98.8 91.8-99.8 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2
20-24 years 60 57 94.6 76.5-99.0 3 5.4 1.0-23.5
25-34 years 136 128 97.1 90.4-99.2 8 2.9 0.8- 9.6
35+ years 33 30 85.2 57.9-96.0 3 14.8 4.0-42.1
Race
White 159 150 94.7 86.9-97.9 9 5.3 2.1-13.1
Black 88 83 95.2 82.0-98.9 5 4.8 1.1-18.0
Other 10 9 99.1 93.6-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 27 25 89.6 56.4-98.3 2 10.4 1.7-43.6
No 230 217 95.8 90.4-98.2 13 4.2 1.8- 9.6
Education
< High School 51 47 98.6 96.0-99.5 4 1.4 0.5- 4.0
High School 76 73 95.4 79.4-99.1 3 4.6 0.9-20.6
> High School 129 121 93.0 82.5-97.4 8 7.0 2.6-17.5
Marital Status
Married 151 140 93.8 85.1-97.5 11 6.2 2.5-14.9
Other 106 102 96.9 87.2-99.3 4 3.1 0.7-12.8
Income
15,999 or less 81 75 98.1 95.7-99.2 6 1.9 0.8- 4.3
16,000-24,999 22 21 84.8 41.0-97.8 1 15.2 2.2-59.0
25,000-39,999 33 32 99.3 95.2-99.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8
40,000 or more 93 88 94.2 82.2-98.3 5 5.8 1.7-17.8
WIC recipient
No 135 128 93.3 82.8-97.5 7 6.7 2.5-17.2
Yes 120 112 96.7 89.6-99.0 8 3.3 1.0-10.4
Medicaid recipient
No 130 123 93.4 83.0-97.6 7 6.6 2.4-17.0
Yes 127 119 96.7 89.7-99.0 8 3.3 1.0-10.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 85 83 97.8 92.4-99.4 2 2.2 0.6- 7.6
1500 - 2499 grams 85 76 89.2 80.9-94.2 9 10.8 5.8-19.1
2500+ grams 87 83 95.5 88.6-98.3 4 4.5 1.7-11.4

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

This page was generated on 24NOV03

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