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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 THOUGHT MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER WAS STERILE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 525 476 89.3 85.1-92.4 49 10.7 7.6-14.9
Age
< 20 years 106 98 93.4 83.5-97.5 8 6.6 2.5-16.5
20-24 years 178 162 88.0 79.8-93.1 16 12.0 6.9-20.2
25-34 years 189 175 91.6 84.3-95.7 14 8.4 4.3-15.7
35+ years 52 41 77.9 59.9-89.3 11 22.1 10.7-40.1
Race
White 303 277 90.9 85.9-94.2 26 9.1 5.8-14.1
Black 203 181 85.4 76.4-91.4 22 14.6 8.6-23.6
Other 19 18 99.4 96.0-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 53 51 96.3 80.7-99.4 2 3.7 0.6-19.3
No 471 424 88.3 83.7-91.7 47 11.7 8.3-16.3
Education
< High School 167 148 90.8 82.7-95.3 19 9.2 4.7-17.3
High School 205 183 85.8 78.0-91.1 22 14.2 8.9-22.0
> High School 151 144 93.6 85.7-97.2 7 6.4 2.8-14.3
Marital Status
Married 223 208 93.9 88.7-96.8 15 6.1 3.2-11.3
Other 302 268 85.8 79.3-90.5 34 14.2 9.5-20.7
Income
15,999 or less 233 211 89.3 82.1-93.8 22 10.7 6.2-17.9
16,000-24,999 63 55 81.2 64.4-91.1 8 18.8 8.9-35.6
25,000-39,999 69 60 83.6 69.7-91.9 9 16.4 8.1-30.3
40,000 or more 95 90 94.4 84.6-98.1 5 5.6 1.9-15.4
WIC recipient
No 200 186 94.8 89.3-97.6 14 5.2 2.4-10.7
Yes 324 289 86.1 80.1-90.5 35 13.9 9.5-19.9
Medicaid recipient
No 178 164 91.3 84.4-95.3 14 8.7 4.7-15.6
Yes 347 312 88.2 82.6-92.2 35 11.8 7.8-17.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 115 105 90.9 84.7-94.8 10 9.1 5.2-15.3
1500 - 2499 grams 167 155 93.1 88.5-96.0 12 6.9 4.0-11.5
2500+ grams 243 216 89.0 84.3-92.3 27 11.0 7.7-15.7

#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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