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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What were your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? I DIDN'T MIND IF I GOT PREGNANT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 561 379 67.4 61.9-72.4 182 32.6 27.6-38.1
Age
< 20 years 105 91 89.7 78.3-95.5 14 10.3 4.5-21.7
20-24 years 181 118 69.2 59.5-77.4 63 30.8 22.6-40.5
25-34 years 209 126 54.9 45.7-63.9 83 45.1 36.1-54.3
35+ years 66 44 64.7 47.3-78.9 22 35.3 21.1-52.7
Race
White 299 183 63.5 56.4-70.0 116 36.5 30.0-43.6
Black 243 183 73.8 64.3-81.5 60 26.2 18.5-35.7
Other 19 13 81.5 46.6-95.7 6 18.5 4.3-53.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 40 32 82.2 62.6-92.7 8 17.8 7.3-37.4
No 521 347 65.8 60.0-71.2 174 34.2 28.8-40.0
Education
< High School 181 134 71.2 61.2-79.6 47 28.8 20.4-38.8
High School 199 133 72.1 63.2-79.6 66 27.9 20.4-36.8
> High School 181 112 57.5 47.5-66.9 69 42.5 33.1-52.5
Marital Status
Married 246 134 55.0 46.8-63.0 112 45.0 37.0-53.2
Other 315 245 78.1 70.8-83.9 70 21.9 16.1-29.2
Income
15,999 or less 239 191 80.1 72.1-86.3 48 19.9 13.7-27.9
16,000-24,999 80 53 70.3 55.0-82.1 27 29.7 17.9-45.0
25,000-39,999 91 48 48.5 35.6-61.6 43 51.5 38.4-64.4
40,000 or more 91 45 49.5 36.0-63.0 46 50.5 37.0-64.0
WIC recipient
No 211 129 55.9 46.4-64.9 82 44.1 35.1-53.6
Yes 349 249 73.2 66.5-79.0 100 26.8 21.0-33.5
Medicaid recipient
No 167 91 54.5 44.6-64.0 76 45.5 36.0-55.4
Yes 394 288 73.3 66.8-79.0 106 26.7 21.0-33.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 128 84 66.7 59.0-73.7 44 33.3 26.3-41.0
1500 - 2499 grams 181 127 71.2 64.5-77.1 54 28.8 22.9-35.5
2500+ grams 252 168 67.1 61.1-72.6 84 32.9 27.4-38.9

#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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