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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Are you or your husband or partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1564 204 12.9 11.0-15.2 1360 87.1 84.8-89.0
Age
< 20 years 162 16 8.6 4.5-15.9 146 91.4 84.1-95.5
20-24 years 406 50 12.3 8.8-17.0 356 87.7 83.0-91.2
25-34 years 801 101 12.9 10.2-16.1 700 87.1 83.9-89.8
35+ years 195 37 18.8 12.9-26.6 158 81.2 73.4-87.1
Race
White 1078 151 12.9 10.7-15.5 927 87.1 84.5-89.3
Black 422 41 12.1 8.3-17.2 381 87.9 82.8-91.7
Other 64 12 18.1 9.1-32.8 52 81.9 67.2-90.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 173 22 12.1 7.4-19.1 151 87.9 80.9-92.6
No 1391 182 13.1 11.0-15.5 1209 86.9 84.5-89.0
Education
< High School 315 50 15.4 11.0-21.1 265 84.6 78.9-89.0
High School 448 60 13.3 9.8-17.8 388 86.7 82.2-90.2
> High School 798 93 11.6 9.1-14.5 705 88.4 85.5-90.9
Marital Status
Married 963 129 13.5 11.1-16.3 834 86.5 83.7-88.9
Other 601 75 12.1 9.0-16.0 526 87.9 84.0-91.0
Income
14,999 or less 466 65 15.8 11.9-20.7 401 84.2 79.3-88.1
15,000-24,999 243 32 10.9 7.0-16.7 211 89.1 83.3-93.0
25,000-49,999 319 30 9.6 6.4-14.3 289 90.4 85.7-93.6
50,000 or more 420 63 14.9 11.3-19.5 357 85.1 80.5-88.7
WIC recipient
No 791 107 13.0 10.4-16.2 684 87.0 83.8-89.6
Yes 763 95 12.8 10.1-16.2 668 87.2 83.8-89.9
Medicaid recipient
No 720 95 13.6 10.9-17.0 625 86.4 83.0-89.1
Yes 844 109 12.4 9.8-15.5 735 87.6 84.5-90.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 702 91 13.0 10.8-15.7 611 87.0 84.3-89.2
2500+ grams 862 113 12.9 10.8-15.4 749 87.1 84.6-89.2

#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 02OCT06

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