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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Are you or your husband or partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1818 248 10.1 8.4-12.0 1570 89.9 88.0-91.6
Age
< 20 years 227 27 7.5 4.1-13.4 200 92.5 86.6-95.9
20-24 years 487 59 8.0 5.4-11.7 428 92.0 88.3-94.6
25-34 years 890 129 11.1 8.7-14.0 761 88.9 86.0-91.3
35+ years 214 33 13.6 8.4-21.4 181 86.4 78.6-91.6
Race
White 1215 155 9.3 7.4-11.5 1060 90.7 88.5-92.6
Black 546 84 12.2 8.7-16.9 462 87.8 83.1-91.3
Other 57 9 13.1 5.1-30.0 48 86.9 70.0-94.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 145 23 10.8 6.0-18.6 122 89.2 81.4-94.0
No 1672 225 10.0 8.3-12.0 1447 90.0 88.0-91.7
Education
< High School 392 47 10.1 6.8-14.7 345 89.9 85.3-93.2
High School 599 75 8.2 5.8-11.5 524 91.8 88.5-94.2
> High School 825 125 11.3 8.8-14.4 700 88.7 85.6-91.2
Marital Status
Married 1161 146 9.1 7.2-11.4 1015 90.9 88.6-92.8
Other 657 102 12.0 8.9-15.9 555 88.0 84.1-91.1
Income
15,999 or less 540 77 10.6 7.5-14.6 463 89.4 85.4-92.5
16,000-24,999 246 21 4.9 2.4- 9.8 225 95.1 90.2-97.6
25,000-39,999 263 32 9.7 6.0-15.4 231 90.3 84.6-94.0
40,000 or more 612 91 10.8 8.0-14.4 521 89.2 85.6-92.0
WIC recipient
No 980 132 9.8 7.6-12.5 848 90.2 87.5-92.4
Yes 832 114 10.2 7.8-13.2 718 89.8 86.8-92.2
Medicaid recipient
No 893 126 10.2 8.0-13.1 767 89.8 86.9-92.0
Yes 925 122 9.9 7.6-12.8 803 90.1 87.2-92.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 358 82 23.0 19.2-27.2 276 77.0 72.8-80.8
1500 - 2499 grams 571 82 14.2 11.7-17.2 489 85.8 82.8-88.3
2500+ grams 889 84 9.6 7.8-11.7 805 90.4 88.3-92.2

#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.

This page was generated on 24NOV03

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