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2001 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 523 323 62.9 57.3-68.3 200 37.1 31.7-42.7
Age
< 20 years 105 76 72.0 58.9-82.3 29 28.0 17.7-41.1
20-24 years 178 108 61.9 52.1-70.8 70 38.1 29.2-47.9
25-34 years 188 113 62.5 52.8-71.3 75 37.5 28.7-47.2
35+ years 52 26 50.0 33.0-67.0 26 50.0 33.0-67.0
Race
White 302 169 58.0 50.8-64.8 133 42.0 35.2-49.2
Black 202 142 72.1 62.2-80.3 60 27.9 19.7-37.8
Other 19 12 62.5 32.1-85.4 7 37.5 14.6-67.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 53 35 68.5 51.0-82.0 18 31.5 18.0-49.0
No 469 288 62.2 56.1-67.9 181 37.8 32.1-43.9
Education
< High School 166 114 73.4 63.2-81.7 52 26.6 18.3-36.8
High School 205 135 65.7 56.8-73.7 70 34.3 26.3-43.2
> High School 150 73 47.1 36.8-57.5 77 52.9 42.5-63.2
Marital Status
Married 222 114 50.7 42.3-59.0 108 49.3 41.0-57.7
Other 301 209 72.3 64.8-78.7 92 27.7 21.3-35.2
Income
15,999 or less 233 158 70.3 61.5-77.9 75 29.7 22.1-38.5
16,000-24,999 63 45 72.5 55.7-84.7 18 27.5 15.3-44.3
25,000-39,999 69 42 67.0 52.3-79.0 27 33.0 21.0-47.7
40,000 or more 94 37 37.6 26.4-50.3 57 62.4 49.7-73.6
WIC recipient
No 199 100 46.2 37.2-55.5 99 53.8 44.5-62.8
Yes 323 222 72.6 65.7-78.7 101 27.4 21.3-34.3
Medicaid recipient
No 177 86 47.8 38.5-57.3 91 52.2 42.7-61.5
Yes 346 237 70.9 64.0-77.0 109 29.1 23.0-36.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 115 75 65.9 57.6-73.4 40 34.1 26.6-42.4
1500 - 2499 grams 165 100 61.0 53.5-68.1 65 39.0 31.9-46.5
2500+ grams 243 148 63.0 56.8-68.9 95 37.0 31.1-43.2

#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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