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2003 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? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 458 385 81.4 76.3-85.5 73 18.6 14.5-23.7
Age
< 20 years 79 68 88.9 76.4-95.2 11 11.1 4.8-23.6
20-24 years 156 126 73.7 64.1-81.5 30 26.3 18.5-35.9
25-34 years 177 151 85.1 76.9-90.7 26 14.9 9.3-23.1
35+ years 46 40 81.4 62.9-91.9 6 18.6 8.1-37.1
Race
White 259 217 81.9 75.5-87.0 42 18.1 13.0-24.5
Black 183 155 79.6 70.1-86.7 28 20.4 13.3-29.9
Other 16 13 88.3 57.2-97.7 3 11.7 2.3-42.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 42 35 80.2 62.7-90.7 7 19.8 9.3-37.3
No 415 350 81.9 76.5-86.2 65 18.1 13.8-23.5
Education
< High School 139 121 86.3 76.8-92.3 18 13.7 7.7-23.2
High School 169 136 75.0 65.6-82.6 33 25.0 17.4-34.4
> High School 149 127 84.0 75.4-90.0 22 16.0 10.0-24.6
Marital Status
Married 200 164 79.7 71.9-85.8 36 20.3 14.2-28.1
Other 258 221 82.7 75.6-88.0 37 17.3 12.0-24.4
Income
15,999 or less 181 152 81.3 72.7-87.7 29 18.7 12.3-27.3
16,000-24,999 62 48 74.2 58.3-85.5 14 25.8 14.5-41.7
25,000-39,999 77 67 82.2 67.7-91.0 10 17.8 9.0-32.3
40,000 or more 79 66 81.7 69.0-89.9 13 18.3 10.1-31.0
WIC recipient
No 159 130 80.4 71.4-87.1 29 19.6 12.9-28.6
Yes 293 250 82.0 75.5-87.0 43 18.0 13.0-24.5
Medicaid recipient
No 130 109 81.4 71.5-88.4 21 18.6 11.6-28.5
Yes 328 276 81.4 75.2-86.3 52 18.6 13.7-24.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 222 195 88.2 83.4-91.7 27 11.8 8.3-16.6
2500+ grams 236 190 80.7 75.1-85.2 46 19.3 14.8-24.9

#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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