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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What were your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER DIDN'T WANT TO USE ANYTHING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 561 455 82.9 78.3-86.7 106 17.1 13.3-21.7
Age
< 20 years 105 73 77.7 65.2-86.6 32 22.3 13.4-34.8
20-24 years 181 149 83.0 74.3-89.2 32 17.0 10.8-25.7
25-34 years 209 177 81.7 73.2-87.9 32 18.3 12.1-26.8
35+ years 66 56 95.2 85.9-98.5 10 4.8 1.5-14.1
Race
White 299 243 85.0 79.3-89.3 56 15.0 10.7-20.7
Black 243 199 80.2 71.2-87.0 44 19.8 13.0-28.8
Other 19 13 66.1 31.0-89.4 6 33.9 10.6-69.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 40 30 85.3 67.8-94.1 10 14.7 5.9-32.2
No 521 425 82.7 77.7-86.7 96 17.3 13.3-22.3
Education
< High School 181 132 79.6 70.5-86.5 49 20.4 13.5-29.5
High School 199 169 85.5 77.8-90.8 30 14.5 9.2-22.2
> High School 181 154 83.6 74.7-89.9 27 16.4 10.1-25.3
Marital Status
Married 246 207 85.9 79.2-90.7 39 14.1 9.3-20.8
Other 315 248 80.3 73.4-85.8 67 19.7 14.2-26.6
Income
15,999 or less 239 192 84.7 77.5-89.9 47 15.3 10.1-22.5
16,000-24,999 80 62 72.8 57.5-84.2 18 27.2 15.8-42.5
25,000-39,999 91 76 80.7 67.7-89.3 15 19.3 10.7-32.3
40,000 or more 91 78 87.3 74.6-94.1 13 12.7 5.9-25.4
WIC recipient
No 211 175 84.8 76.8-90.4 36 15.2 9.6-23.2
Yes 349 279 81.8 75.8-86.6 70 18.2 13.4-24.2
Medicaid recipient
No 167 145 88.1 80.0-93.1 22 11.9 6.9-20.0
Yes 394 310 80.5 74.6-85.4 84 19.5 14.6-25.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 128 104 80.9 73.8-86.4 24 19.1 13.6-26.2
1500 - 2499 grams 181 140 76.4 69.8-81.9 41 23.6 18.1-30.2
2500+ grams 252 211 83.5 78.3-87.6 41 16.5 12.4-21.7

#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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