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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 DON'T WANT TO USE BIRTH CONTROL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 221 161 69.0 60.5-76.4 60 31.0 23.6-39.5
Age
< 20 years 27 20 74.3 47.8-90.1 7 25.7 9.9-52.2
20-24 years 55 41 63.9 46.0-78.5 14 36.1 21.5-54.0
25-34 years 111 77 66.6 54.8-76.7 34 33.4 23.3-45.2
35+ years 28 23 88.6 63.2-97.2 5 11.4 2.8-36.8
Race
White 140 105 71.6 61.2-80.0 35 28.4 20.0-38.8
Black 60 45 73.8 54.7-86.8 15 26.2 13.2-45.3
Other 21 11 43.1 20.9-68.6 10 56.9 31.4-79.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 29 25 91.2 67.6-98.1 4 8.8 1.9-32.4
No 192 136 65.8 56.5-73.9 56 34.2 26.1-43.5
Education
< High School 62 48 79.9 64.7-89.7 14 20.1 10.3-35.3
High School 51 37 61.0 41.8-77.3 14 39.0 22.7-58.2
> High School 108 76 65.3 52.9-75.9 32 34.7 24.1-47.1
Marital Status
Married 137 94 61.7 50.8-71.5 43 38.3 28.5-49.2
Other 84 67 82.1 68.5-90.6 17 17.9 9.4-31.5
Income
15,999 or less 80 62 74.8 59.5-85.7 18 25.2 14.3-40.5
16,000-24,999 20 15 75.9 43.8-92.7 5 24.1 7.3-56.2
25,000-39,999 13 11 70.8 32.3-92.5 2 29.2 7.5-67.7
40,000 or more 74 48 60.6 46.1-73.5 26 39.4 26.5-53.9
WIC recipient
No 111 75 64.6 52.7-75.0 36 35.4 25.0-47.3
Yes 106 83 74.6 61.9-84.2 23 25.4 15.8-38.1
Medicaid recipient
No 100 66 59.8 47.4-71.1 34 40.2 28.9-52.6
Yes 121 95 78.0 66.4-86.4 26 22.0 13.6-33.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 115 89 77.3 68.9-84.0 26 22.7 16.0-31.1
2500+ grams 106 72 68.1 58.6-76.2 34 31.9 23.8-41.4

#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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