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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What were your or your husband''s or partner''s reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? I HAD PROBLEMS GETTING BIRTH CONTROL WHEN I NEEDED IT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 458 422 91.4 87.3-94.3 36 8.6 5.7-12.7
Age
< 20 years 79 71 84.8 70.7-92.8 8 15.2 7.2-29.3
20-24 years 156 138 88.9 80.6-93.9 18 11.1 6.1-19.4
25-34 years 177 171 96.6 91.0-98.8 6 3.4 1.2- 9.0
35+ years 46 42 94.3 77.2-98.8 4 5.7 1.2-22.8
Race
White 259 242 92.7 87.4-95.9 17 7.3 4.1-12.6
Black 183 164 88.3 79.7-93.5 19 11.7 6.5-20.3
Other 16 16 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 42 38 89.4 72.4-96.4 4 10.6 3.6-27.6
No 415 384 92.1 87.8-95.0 31 7.9 5.0-12.2
Education
< High School 139 124 90.9 82.2-95.6 15 9.1 4.4-17.8
High School 169 155 89.3 81.1-94.1 14 10.7 5.9-18.9
> High School 149 142 94.4 86.9-97.7 7 5.6 2.3-13.1
Marital Status
Married 200 188 92.2 85.5-95.9 12 7.8 4.1-14.5
Other 258 234 90.8 84.8-94.6 24 9.2 5.4-15.2
Income
15,999 or less 181 163 90.4 82.6-94.9 18 9.6 5.1-17.4
16,000-24,999 62 55 83.4 66.8-92.6 7 16.6 7.4-33.2
25,000-39,999 77 74 97.1 86.6-99.4 3 2.9 0.6-13.4
40,000 or more 79 76 95.4 84.4-98.8 3 4.6 1.2-15.6
WIC recipient
No 159 145 94.1 87.7-97.2 14 5.9 2.8-12.3
Yes 293 271 89.9 84.0-93.8 22 10.1 6.2-16.0
Medicaid recipient
No 130 124 95.8 89.1-98.5 6 4.2 1.5-10.9
Yes 328 298 89.6 84.2-93.4 30 10.4 6.6-15.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 222 204 91.4 86.9-94.5 18 8.6 5.5-13.1
2500+ grams 236 218 91.4 86.8-94.5 18 8.6 5.5-13.2

#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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