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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 WANT TO GET PREGNANT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 257 212 89.0 82.2-93.4 45 11.0 6.6-17.8
Age
< 20 years 28 26 88.5 51.5-98.3 2 11.5 1.7-48.5
20-24 years 60 52 97.9 95.4-99.1 8 2.1 0.9- 4.6
25-34 years 136 107 86.8 76.7-92.9 29 13.2 7.1-23.3
35+ years 33 27 84.5 57.9-95.6 6 15.5 4.4-42.1
Race
White 159 129 86.7 77.5-92.5 30 13.3 7.5-22.5
Black 88 76 93.5 79.4-98.2 12 6.5 1.8-20.6
Other 10 7 95.9 84.8-99.0 3 4.1 1.0-15.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 27 26 98.9 92.9-99.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.1
No 230 186 87.6 80.0-92.6 44 12.4 7.4-20.0
Education
< High School 51 46 94.5 76.7-98.9 5 5.5 1.1-23.3
High School 76 64 86.5 69.2-94.8 12 13.5 5.2-30.8
> High School 129 101 87.3 76.9-93.5 28 12.7 6.5-23.1
Marital Status
Married 151 116 85.5 75.6-91.9 35 14.5 8.1-24.4
Other 106 96 94.0 82.6-98.1 10 6.0 1.9-17.4
Income
15,999 or less 81 73 95.9 85.2-99.0 8 4.1 1.0-14.8
16,000-24,999 22 20 98.9 95.5-99.7 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5
25,000-39,999 33 27 83.6 56.5-95.2 6 16.4 4.8-43.5
40,000 or more 93 67 83.2 69.7-91.4 26 16.8 8.6-30.3
WIC recipient
No 135 108 85.1 73.9-92.0 27 14.9 8.0-26.1
Yes 120 103 92.8 83.0-97.1 17 7.2 2.9-17.0
Medicaid recipient
No 130 101 85.4 74.3-92.2 29 14.6 7.8-25.7
Yes 127 111 92.7 83.0-97.0 16 7.3 3.0-17.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 85 61 72.0 62.6-79.9 24 28.0 20.1-37.4
1500 - 2499 grams 85 73 86.6 78.2-92.1 12 13.4 7.9-21.8
2500+ grams 87 78 90.0 81.8-94.7 9 10.0 5.3-18.2

#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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