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2002 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 495 459 94.2 91.1-96.3 36 5.8 3.7- 8.9
Age
< 20 years 98 90 90.0 77.9-95.8 8 10.0 4.2-22.1
20-24 years 179 159 93.1 87.3-96.4 20 6.9 3.6-12.7
25-34 years 176 171 97.0 91.8-99.0 5 3.0 1.0- 8.2
35+ years 42 39 95.3 79.3-99.1 3 4.7 0.9-20.7
Race
White 290 271 93.9 89.5-96.5 19 6.1 3.5-10.5
Black 182 167 94.3 88.0-97.4 15 5.7 2.6-12.0
Other 23 21 98.7 94.7-99.7 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 43 40 95.7 81.0-99.1 3 4.3 0.9-19.0
No 452 419 94.1 90.7-96.3 33 5.9 3.7- 9.3
Education
< High School 162 155 95.1 88.5-98.0 7 4.9 2.0-11.5
High School 171 153 93.3 86.9-96.7 18 6.7 3.3-13.1
> High School 162 151 94.4 88.2-97.4 11 5.6 2.6-11.8
Marital Status
Married 223 210 94.0 88.8-96.8 13 6.0 3.2-11.2
Other 272 249 94.5 89.8-97.0 23 5.5 3.0-10.2
Income
15,999 or less 203 184 93.9 88.3-97.0 19 6.1 3.0-11.7
16,000-24,999 79 72 90.9 79.3-96.3 7 9.1 3.7-20.7
25,000-39,999 63 58 92.0 79.3-97.2 5 8.0 2.8-20.7
40,000 or more 93 90 97.7 89.0-99.6 3 2.3 0.4-11.0
WIC recipient
No 198 189 96.0 90.8-98.3 9 4.0 1.7- 9.2
Yes 293 266 93.0 88.4-95.9 27 7.0 4.1-11.6
Medicaid recipient
No 152 145 95.4 88.9-98.1 7 4.6 1.9-11.1
Yes 343 314 93.7 89.6-96.3 29 6.3 3.7-10.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 240 218 91.6 87.7-94.4 22 8.4 5.6-12.3
2500+ grams 255 241 94.5 90.9-96.7 14 5.5 3.3- 9.1

#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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