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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? I CAN'T PAY FOR BIRTH CONTROL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 220 209 96.7 92.1-98.6 11 3.3 1.4- 7.9
Age
< 20 years 26 21 81.5 53.6-94.3 5 18.5 5.7-46.4
20-24 years 55 51 98.7 96.5-99.5 4 1.3 0.5- 3.5
25-34 years 111 110 99.8 98.8- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
35+ years 28 27 91.2 57.8-98.8 1 8.8 1.2-42.2
Race
White 139 131 95.4 88.4-98.3 8 4.6 1.7-11.6
Black 60 58 99.2 96.9-99.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1
Other 21 20 99.1 94.1-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 28 24 77.5 50.3-92.1 4 22.5 7.9-49.7
No 192 185 99.3 98.6-99.7 7 0.7 0.3- 1.4
Education
< High School 62 56 93.4 81.0-97.9 6 6.6 2.1-19.0
High School 50 47 95.1 78.0-99.1 3 4.9 0.9-22.0
> High School 108 106 99.7 98.7-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3
Marital Status
Married 137 136 99.9 99.0- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
Other 83 73 90.9 79.0-96.3 10 9.1 3.7-21.0
Income
15,999 or less 79 72 93.2 81.2-97.8 7 6.8 2.2-18.8
16,000-24,999 20 18 98.0 92.0-99.5 2 2.0 0.5- 8.0
25,000-39,999 13 13 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
40,000 or more 74 74 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 111 107 96.2 87.7-98.9 4 3.8 1.1-12.3
Yes 105 98 97.0 89.9-99.2 7 3.0 0.8-10.1
Medicaid recipient
No 100 98 99.6 98.6-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.4
Yes 120 111 93.7 84.8-97.5 9 6.3 2.5-15.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 115 107 93.2 87.2-96.5 8 6.8 3.5-12.8
2500+ grams 105 102 97.1 91.3-99.0 3 2.9 1.0- 8.7

#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.

This page was generated on 20JUL04

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