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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? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 526 458 86.1 81.5-89.7 68 13.9 10.3-18.5
Age
< 20 years 107 94 86.4 74.3-93.3 13 13.6 6.7-25.7
20-24 years 178 153 85.0 76.6-90.8 25 15.0 9.2-23.4
25-34 years 189 166 85.3 76.6-91.1 23 14.7 8.9-23.4
35+ years 52 45 91.7 76.4-97.4 7 8.3 2.6-23.6
Race
White 303 262 86.0 80.1-90.4 41 14.0 9.6-19.9
Black 204 179 86.0 77.1-91.8 25 14.0 8.2-22.9
Other 19 17 88.6 52.2-98.2 2 11.4 1.8-47.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 53 44 76.6 58.9-88.2 9 23.4 11.8-41.1
No 472 414 87.5 82.7-91.0 58 12.5 9.0-17.3
Education
< High School 168 140 81.0 71.1-88.1 28 19.0 11.9-28.9
High School 205 186 93.3 87.3-96.6 19 6.7 3.4-12.7
> High School 151 131 82.0 72.3-88.9 20 18.0 11.1-27.7
Marital Status
Married 223 195 87.7 81.0-92.3 28 12.3 7.7-19.0
Other 303 263 84.8 78.1-89.8 40 15.2 10.2-21.9
Income
15,999 or less 234 200 83.6 75.6-89.4 34 16.4 10.6-24.4
16,000-24,999 63 59 95.7 81.5-99.1 4 4.3 0.9-18.5
25,000-39,999 69 58 83.6 68.7-92.2 11 16.4 7.8-31.3
40,000 or more 95 86 90.7 80.6-95.8 9 9.3 4.2-19.4
WIC recipient
No 200 172 86.6 78.8-91.8 28 13.4 8.2-21.2
Yes 325 285 85.8 79.7-90.3 40 14.2 9.7-20.3
Medicaid recipient
No 178 156 87.8 80.0-92.8 22 12.2 7.2-20.0
Yes 348 302 85.2 79.1-89.7 46 14.8 10.3-20.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 116 98 83.9 76.6-89.2 18 16.1 10.8-23.4
1500 - 2499 grams 167 150 89.2 83.5-93.2 17 10.8 6.8-16.5
2500+ grams 243 210 85.9 80.8-89.8 33 14.1 10.2-19.2

#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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