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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? I DIDN''T MIND IF I GOT PREGNANT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 474 304 62.2 56.5-67.6 170 37.8 32.4-43.5
Age
< 20 years 69 54 77.2 61.9-87.5 15 22.8 12.5-38.1
20-24 years 158 102 60.0 49.9-69.3 56 40.0 30.7-50.1
25-34 years 205 122 59.6 51.0-67.6 83 40.4 32.4-49.0
35+ years 42 26 56.0 37.2-73.3 16 44.0 26.7-62.8
Race
White 293 184 62.2 55.2-68.7 109 37.8 31.3-44.8
Black 163 111 63.3 52.9-72.6 52 36.7 27.4-47.1
Other 18 9 50.4 22.3-78.3 9 49.6 21.7-77.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 54 44 87.7 73.7-94.8 10 12.3 5.2-26.3
No 420 260 58.1 52.0-64.0 160 41.9 36.0-48.0
Education
< High School 126 98 74.3 63.2-82.9 28 25.7 17.1-36.8
High School 175 110 61.1 51.8-69.7 65 38.9 30.3-48.2
> High School 171 95 53.4 44.1-62.5 76 46.6 37.5-55.9
Marital Status
Married 228 119 50.5 42.8-58.2 109 49.5 41.8-57.2
Other 246 185 73.3 65.2-80.1 61 26.7 19.9-34.8
Income
14,999 or less 191 138 70.1 61.0-77.9 53 29.9 22.1-39.0
15,000-24,999 87 57 61.5 48.1-73.4 30 38.5 26.6-51.9
25,000-49,999 92 52 53.5 41.2-65.3 40 46.5 34.7-58.8
50,000 or more 58 25 47.1 32.2-62.5 33 52.9 37.5-67.8
WIC recipient
No 171 94 51.0 41.6-60.3 77 49.0 39.7-58.4
Yes 298 206 68.0 61.0-74.3 92 32.0 25.7-39.0
Medicaid recipient
No 146 74 50.0 40.3-59.8 72 50.0 40.2-59.7
Yes 328 230 67.5 60.6-73.7 98 32.5 26.3-39.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 223 154 71.1 65.1-76.5 69 28.9 23.5-34.9
2500+ grams 251 150 61.3 55.1-67.2 101 38.7 32.8-44.9

#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 02OCT06

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