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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 AM NOT HAVING SEX

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 256 180 70.1 60.9-77.9 76 29.9 22.1-39.1
Age
< 20 years 28 17 61.0 32.1-83.9 11 39.0 16.1-67.9
20-24 years 59 42 62.0 41.5-79.0 17 38.0 21.0-58.5
25-34 years 136 99 74.6 62.3-83.9 37 25.4 16.1-37.7
35+ years 33 22 72.2 45.1-89.1 11 27.8 10.9-54.9
Race
White 158 112 71.0 59.7-80.1 46 29.0 19.9-40.3
Black 88 61 67.4 49.3-81.5 27 32.6 18.5-50.7
Other 10 7 74.0 29.7-95.0 3 26.0 5.0-70.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 27 19 76.9 47.1-92.6 8 23.1 7.4-52.9
No 229 161 69.2 59.4-77.5 68 30.8 22.5-40.6
Education
< High School 51 33 60.1 40.3-77.0 18 39.9 23.0-59.7
High School 76 55 75.6 57.7-87.6 21 24.4 12.4-42.3
> High School 128 92 72.7 59.7-82.7 36 27.3 17.3-40.3
Marital Status
Married 150 121 81.5 70.7-88.9 29 18.5 11.1-29.3
Other 106 59 53.9 39.1-68.0 47 46.1 32.0-60.9
Income
15,999 or less 81 50 63.2 45.9-77.6 31 36.8 22.4-54.1
16,000-24,999 22 15 92.0 80.3-97.1 7 8.0 2.9-19.7
25,000-39,999 33 24 70.5 44.6-87.7 9 29.5 12.3-55.4
40,000 or more 92 72 74.9 59.2-86.0 20 25.1 14.0-40.8
WIC recipient
No 134 103 77.2 64.7-86.3 31 22.8 13.7-35.3
Yes 120 75 62.3 48.6-74.3 45 37.7 25.7-51.4
Medicaid recipient
No 129 98 75.5 62.8-84.9 31 24.5 15.1-37.2
Yes 127 82 64.7 51.1-76.3 45 35.3 23.7-48.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 85 61 71.1 61.6-79.1 24 28.9 20.9-38.4
1500 - 2499 grams 84 57 66.7 56.2-75.7 27 33.3 24.3-43.8
2500+ grams 87 62 70.4 59.9-79.1 25 29.6 20.9-40.1

#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.

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