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2004 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? MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER DIDN''T WANT TO USE ANYTHING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 475 359 77.6 72.5-82.0 116 22.4 18.0-27.5
Age
< 20 years 69 50 75.0 60.1-85.7 19 25.0 14.3-39.9
20-24 years 159 115 77.3 68.0-84.5 44 22.7 15.5-32.0
25-34 years 206 157 76.2 68.1-82.7 49 23.8 17.3-31.9
35+ years 41 37 92.1 72.1-98.1 4 7.9 1.9-27.9
Race
White 294 230 80.7 74.5-85.6 64 19.3 14.4-25.5
Black 163 116 70.7 60.4-79.2 47 29.3 20.8-39.6
Other 18 13 82.0 51.7-95.1 5 18.0 4.9-48.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 55 42 78.0 61.9-88.6 13 22.0 11.4-38.1
No 420 317 77.5 72.0-82.2 103 22.5 17.8-28.0
Education
< High School 126 81 71.4 60.5-80.2 45 28.6 19.8-39.5
High School 177 133 75.3 66.4-82.4 44 24.7 17.6-33.6
> High School 170 143 85.9 78.0-91.3 27 14.1 8.7-22.0
Marital Status
Married 227 178 78.8 71.8-84.5 49 21.2 15.5-28.2
Other 248 181 76.5 68.7-82.8 67 23.5 17.2-31.3
Income
14,999 or less 193 140 78.3 70.0-84.8 53 21.7 15.2-30.0
15,000-24,999 87 61 71.9 58.5-82.3 26 28.1 17.7-41.5
25,000-49,999 91 72 73.3 60.8-82.9 19 26.7 17.1-39.2
50,000 or more 58 52 93.6 81.5-98.0 6 6.4 2.0-18.5
WIC recipient
No 172 137 84.1 76.1-89.8 35 15.9 10.2-23.9
Yes 298 218 74.2 67.4-80.0 80 25.8 20.0-32.6
Medicaid recipient
No 146 120 80.4 71.1-87.3 26 19.6 12.7-28.9
Yes 329 239 76.4 70.0-81.7 90 23.6 18.3-30.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 226 163 70.5 64.2-76.1 63 29.5 23.9-35.8
2500+ grams 249 196 78.3 72.7-83.1 53 21.7 16.9-27.3

#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.

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