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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 THOUGHT I COULD NOT GET PREGNANT AT THAT TIME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 458 307 67.2 61.5-72.5 151 32.8 27.5-38.5
Age
< 20 years 79 55 67.7 52.9-79.6 24 32.3 20.4-47.1
20-24 years 156 102 67.0 57.2-75.5 54 33.0 24.5-42.8
25-34 years 177 119 67.1 57.5-75.4 58 32.9 24.6-42.5
35+ years 46 31 68.1 49.3-82.4 15 31.9 17.6-50.7
Race
White 259 188 72.0 64.9-78.2 71 28.0 21.8-35.1
Black 183 108 57.5 47.3-67.1 75 42.5 32.9-52.7
Other 16 11 74.3 41.3-92.2 5 25.7 7.8-58.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 42 23 50.2 33.5-66.8 19 49.8 33.2-66.5
No 415 284 70.0 64.0-75.4 131 30.0 24.6-36.0
Education
< High School 139 89 63.9 52.9-73.6 50 36.1 26.4-47.1
High School 169 113 65.9 56.1-74.5 56 34.1 25.5-43.9
> High School 149 105 71.9 62.3-79.9 44 28.1 20.1-37.7
Marital Status
Married 200 149 73.4 65.3-80.2 51 26.6 19.8-34.7
Other 258 158 62.2 54.1-69.7 100 37.8 30.3-45.9
Income
15,999 or less 181 122 66.5 56.9-74.8 59 33.5 25.2-43.1
16,000-24,999 62 43 69.9 54.0-82.1 19 30.1 17.9-46.0
25,000-39,999 77 51 71.2 56.4-82.5 26 28.8 17.5-43.6
40,000 or more 79 65 81.1 68.8-89.3 14 18.9 10.7-31.2
WIC recipient
No 159 121 78.9 70.1-85.7 38 21.1 14.3-29.9
Yes 293 181 61.1 53.7-68.1 112 38.9 31.9-46.3
Medicaid recipient
No 130 98 75.4 65.5-83.1 32 24.6 16.9-34.5
Yes 328 209 63.9 56.9-70.4 119 36.1 29.6-43.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 222 147 65.0 58.6-70.9 75 35.0 29.1-41.4
2500+ grams 236 160 67.5 61.2-73.2 76 32.5 26.8-38.8

#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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