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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 228 171 75.0 66.7-81.8 57 25.0 18.2-33.3
Age
< 20 years 33 25 83.5 59.4-94.6 8 16.5 5.4-40.6
20-24 years 53 42 77.1 59.1-88.7 11 22.9 11.3-40.9
25-34 years 101 73 71.7 58.5-82.0 28 28.3 18.0-41.5
35+ years 41 31 72.3 50.1-87.1 10 27.7 12.9-49.9
Race
White 154 113 74.7 65.0-82.5 41 25.3 17.5-35.0
Black 61 46 72.0 50.7-86.5 15 28.0 13.5-49.3
Other 13 12 86.1 44.2-98.0 1 13.9 2.0-55.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 24 17 75.6 49.4-90.8 7 24.4 9.2-50.6
No 203 154 75.0 66.0-82.2 49 25.0 17.8-34.0
Education
< High School 57 41 71.8 53.1-85.2 16 28.2 14.8-46.9
High School 61 47 77.4 60.2-88.6 14 22.6 11.4-39.8
> High School 107 82 76.6 64.5-85.5 25 23.4 14.5-35.5
Marital Status
Married 121 92 74.6 63.0-83.5 29 25.4 16.5-37.0
Other 107 79 75.5 62.6-85.0 28 24.5 15.0-37.4
Income
15,999 or less 73 56 79.1 63.6-89.2 17 20.9 10.8-36.4
16,000-24,999 22 16 72.4 39.7-91.3 6 27.6 8.7-60.3
25,000-39,999 29 20 75.1 48.0-90.8 9 24.9 9.2-52.0
40,000 or more 78 59 75.4 61.2-85.7 19 24.6 14.3-38.8
WIC recipient
No 134 100 77.4 67.1-85.2 34 22.6 14.8-32.9
Yes 94 71 71.4 56.6-82.6 23 28.6 17.4-43.4
Medicaid recipient
No 114 86 76.5 65.4-84.9 28 23.5 15.1-34.6
Yes 114 85 73.2 59.7-83.4 29 26.8 16.6-40.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 52 37 72.5 60.3-82.1 15 27.5 17.9-39.7
1500 - 2499 grams 69 53 75.7 64.1-84.4 16 24.3 15.6-35.9
2500+ grams 107 81 75.0 65.8-82.4 26 25.0 17.6-34.2

#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.

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