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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

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

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 228 198 85.1 77.7-90.4 30 14.9 9.6-22.3
Age
< 20 years 33 26 77.8 52.6-91.7 7 22.2 8.3-47.4
20-24 years 53 45 88.3 72.3-95.6 8 11.7 4.4-27.7
25-34 years 101 86 80.0 67.4-88.6 15 20.0 11.4-32.6
35+ years 41 41 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 154 138 89.0 80.9-94.0 16 11.0 6.0-19.1
Black 61 51 77.8 56.4-90.4 10 22.2 9.6-43.6
Other 13 9 66.6 35.0-88.1 4 33.4 11.9-65.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 24 23 92.8 63.1-99.0 1 7.2 1.0-36.9
No 203 174 83.8 75.6-89.6 29 16.2 10.4-24.4
Education
< High School 57 48 82.0 63.5-92.3 9 18.0 7.7-36.5
High School 61 49 83.0 65.8-92.5 12 17.0 7.5-34.2
> High School 107 98 87.2 76.6-93.4 9 12.8 6.6-23.4
Marital Status
Married 121 106 85.9 75.9-92.1 15 14.1 7.9-24.1
Other 107 92 84.2 71.7-91.8 15 15.8 8.2-28.3
Income
15,999 or less 73 62 82.0 66.3-91.3 11 18.0 8.7-33.7
16,000-24,999 22 16 71.3 39.0-90.6 6 28.7 9.4-61.0
25,000-39,999 29 23 68.2 41.7-86.5 6 31.8 13.5-58.3
40,000 or more 78 75 95.9 85.5-98.9 3 4.1 1.1-14.5
WIC recipient
No 134 122 91.5 83.7-95.8 12 8.5 4.2-16.3
Yes 94 76 75.3 60.8-85.7 18 24.7 14.3-39.2
Medicaid recipient
No 114 105 88.3 78.5-93.9 9 11.7 6.1-21.5
Yes 114 93 81.1 68.4-89.5 21 18.9 10.5-31.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 52 46 87.2 75.8-93.7 6 12.8 6.3-24.2
1500 - 2499 grams 69 61 87.1 76.5-93.4 8 12.9 6.6-23.5
2500+ grams 107 91 84.9 76.7-90.6 16 15.1 9.4-23.3

#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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