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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What are your or your husband''s or partner''s reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? I AM NOT HAVING SEX

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 225 147 67.3 58.9-74.7 78 32.7 25.3-41.1
Age
< 20 years 26 14 46.4 22.0-72.6 12 53.6 27.4-78.0
20-24 years 68 44 69.8 53.8-82.1 24 30.2 17.9-46.2
25-34 years 89 60 68.5 55.3-79.2 29 31.5 20.8-44.7
35+ years 42 29 72.0 52.1-85.8 13 28.0 14.2-47.9
Race
White 141 97 69.8 59.4-78.4 44 30.2 21.6-40.6
Black 71 39 57.4 41.5-71.9 32 42.6 28.1-58.5
Other 13 11 95.4 81.1-99.0 2 4.6 1.0-18.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 31 20 59.8 38.6-77.9 11 40.2 22.1-61.4
No 194 127 69.1 60.0-76.9 67 30.9 23.1-40.0
Education
< High School 56 38 65.0 47.3-79.4 18 35.0 20.6-52.7
High School 69 40 68.0 52.5-80.3 29 32.0 19.7-47.5
> High School 98 68 68.3 55.6-78.8 30 31.7 21.2-44.4
Marital Status
Married 134 99 76.4 66.0-84.3 35 23.6 15.7-34.0
Other 91 48 55.0 41.5-67.9 43 45.0 32.1-58.5
Income
15,999 or less 73 44 61.0 45.6-74.5 29 39.0 25.5-54.4
16,000-24,999 23 18 87.2 60.2-96.9 5 12.8 3.1-39.8
25,000-39,999 27 15 56.6 32.7-77.8 12 43.4 22.2-67.3
40,000 or more 64 50 78.5 63.8-88.3 14 21.5 11.7-36.2
WIC recipient
No 105 75 69.7 57.5-79.6 30 30.3 20.4-42.5
Yes 116 68 63.6 51.3-74.4 48 36.4 25.6-48.7
Medicaid recipient
No 98 70 69.5 57.1-79.6 28 30.5 20.4-42.9
Yes 127 77 65.5 53.7-75.6 50 34.5 24.4-46.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 112 69 59.7 50.5-68.2 43 40.3 31.8-49.5
2500+ grams 113 78 68.1 58.8-76.1 35 31.9 23.9-41.2

#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.

This page was generated on 22MAR05

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