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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? I WANT TO GET PREGNANT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 228 200 92.3 86.5-95.7 28 7.7 4.3-13.5
Age
< 20 years 33 31 86.0 58.5-96.4 2 14.0 3.6-41.5
20-24 years 53 45 87.6 72.8-95.0 8 12.4 5.0-27.2
25-34 years 101 90 95.3 87.9-98.3 11 4.7 1.7-12.1
35+ years 41 34 97.6 94.5-99.0 7 2.4 1.0- 5.5
Race
White 154 131 90.6 83.0-95.0 23 9.4 5.0-17.0
Black 61 58 99.4 98.1-99.8 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9
Other 13 11 89.3 56.0-98.2 2 10.7 1.8-44.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 24 23 99.7 98.0-99.9 1 0.3 0.1- 2.0
No 203 176 91.0 84.4-95.0 27 9.0 5.0-15.6
Education
< High School 57 51 88.1 70.1-95.9 6 11.9 4.1-29.9
High School 61 56 95.8 82.8-99.1 5 4.2 0.9-17.2
> High School 107 90 92.3 84.3-96.4 17 7.7 3.6-15.7
Marital Status
Married 121 101 88.5 79.4-93.9 20 11.5 6.1-20.6
Other 107 99 96.6 86.9-99.2 8 3.4 0.8-13.1
Income
15,999 or less 73 66 91.4 77.8-97.0 7 8.6 3.0-22.2
16,000-24,999 22 18 76.1 42.7-93.2 4 23.9 6.8-57.3
25,000-39,999 29 25 97.8 93.3-99.3 4 2.2 0.7- 6.7
40,000 or more 78 66 91.4 80.1-96.6 12 8.6 3.4-19.9
WIC recipient
No 134 115 91.0 83.0-95.4 19 9.0 4.6-17.0
Yes 94 85 94.2 83.3-98.2 9 5.8 1.8-16.7
Medicaid recipient
No 114 96 92.6 84.6-96.6 18 7.4 3.4-15.4
Yes 114 104 91.9 81.5-96.7 10 8.1 3.3-18.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 52 41 79.1 67.2-87.5 11 20.9 12.5-32.8
1500 - 2499 grams 69 60 88.4 79.4-93.8 9 11.6 6.2-20.6
2500+ grams 107 99 92.9 86.3-96.4 8 7.1 3.6-13.7

#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.

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