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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 THOUGHT MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER WAS STERILE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 561 522 93.2 89.7-95.5 39 6.8 4.5-10.3
Age
< 20 years 105 96 95.0 85.7-98.4 9 5.0 1.6-14.3
20-24 years 181 168 92.3 85.3-96.2 13 7.7 3.8-14.7
25-34 years 209 197 92.4 85.4-96.2 12 7.6 3.8-14.6
35+ years 66 61 95.3 81.0-99.0 5 4.7 1.0-19.0
Race
White 299 277 93.7 89.3-96.4 22 6.3 3.6-10.7
Black 243 227 92.6 85.6-96.4 16 7.4 3.6-14.4
Other 19 18 86.7 44.8-98.1 1 13.3 1.9-55.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 40 38 92.4 74.0-98.1 2 7.6 1.9-26.0
No 521 484 93.3 89.6-95.7 37 6.7 4.3-10.4
Education
< High School 181 168 93.5 86.2-97.0 13 6.5 3.0-13.8
High School 199 183 91.6 84.8-95.5 16 8.4 4.5-15.2
> High School 181 171 94.7 88.0-97.8 10 5.3 2.2-12.0
Marital Status
Married 246 228 93.9 88.6-96.8 18 6.1 3.2-11.4
Other 315 294 92.6 87.2-95.8 21 7.4 4.2-12.8
Income
15,999 or less 239 216 88.4 81.5-93.0 23 11.6 7.0-18.5
16,000-24,999 80 78 96.8 81.9-99.5 2 3.2 0.5-18.1
25,000-39,999 91 87 97.4 89.4-99.4 4 2.6 0.6-10.6
40,000 or more 91 87 97.1 85.5-99.5 4 2.9 0.5-14.5
WIC recipient
No 211 196 90.8 83.4-95.1 15 9.2 4.9-16.6
Yes 349 325 94.4 90.2-96.8 24 5.6 3.2- 9.8
Medicaid recipient
No 167 156 94.6 87.8-97.7 11 5.4 2.3-12.2
Yes 394 366 92.5 88.0-95.4 28 7.5 4.6-12.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 128 118 92.0 86.4-95.4 10 8.0 4.6-13.6
1500 - 2499 grams 181 169 93.6 89.1-96.3 12 6.4 3.7-10.9
2500+ grams 252 235 93.2 89.3-95.7 17 6.8 4.3-10.7

#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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