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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? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 225 164 70.9 62.6-78.0 61 29.1 22.0-37.4
Age
< 20 years 26 20 77.6 47.6-93.0 6 22.4 7.0-52.4
20-24 years 68 45 58.6 42.7-72.9 23 41.4 27.1-57.3
25-34 years 89 69 77.0 64.5-86.1 20 23.0 13.9-35.5
35+ years 42 30 73.4 53.8-86.7 12 26.6 13.3-46.2
Race
White 141 101 71.8 61.7-80.1 40 28.2 19.9-38.3
Black 71 52 67.3 50.9-80.4 19 32.7 19.6-49.1
Other 13 11 80.7 36.9-96.8 2 19.3 3.2-63.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 31 27 88.4 70.4-96.1 4 11.6 3.9-29.6
No 194 137 66.8 57.5-74.9 57 33.2 25.1-42.5
Education
< High School 56 44 82.4 66.8-91.6 12 17.6 8.4-33.2
High School 69 44 58.6 42.9-72.8 25 41.4 27.2-57.1
> High School 98 74 72.4 59.9-82.2 24 27.6 17.8-40.1
Marital Status
Married 134 92 65.0 54.0-74.5 42 35.0 25.5-46.0
Other 91 72 78.9 65.8-87.9 19 21.1 12.1-34.2
Income
15,999 or less 73 54 75.8 60.8-86.4 19 24.2 13.6-39.2
16,000-24,999 23 15 38.5 17.3-65.4 8 61.5 34.6-82.7
25,000-39,999 27 18 71.7 46.8-88.0 9 28.3 12.0-53.2
40,000 or more 64 48 73.2 57.9-84.4 16 26.8 15.6-42.1
WIC recipient
No 105 78 70.8 58.7-80.5 27 29.2 19.5-41.3
Yes 116 83 70.9 58.8-80.6 33 29.1 19.4-41.2
Medicaid recipient
No 98 73 73.1 61.1-82.5 25 26.9 17.5-38.9
Yes 127 91 69.0 57.2-78.8 36 31.0 21.2-42.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 112 85 75.9 67.3-82.8 27 24.1 17.2-32.7
2500+ grams 113 79 70.4 61.3-78.1 34 29.6 21.9-38.7

#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 22MAR05

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