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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 HAD SIDE EFFECTS FROM THE BIRTH CONTROL METHOD I WAS USING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 477 411 87.6 83.3-90.8 66 12.4 9.2-16.7
Age
< 20 years 69 59 94.9 85.4-98.3 10 5.1 1.7-14.6
20-24 years 159 132 84.6 76.0-90.4 27 15.4 9.6-24.0
25-34 years 207 179 85.0 77.7-90.1 28 15.0 9.9-22.3
35+ years 42 41 99.5 96.7-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3
Race
White 294 258 88.3 83.0-92.0 36 11.7 8.0-17.0
Black 165 137 85.3 76.5-91.2 28 14.7 8.8-23.5
Other 18 16 95.7 83.4-99.0 2 4.3 1.0-16.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 55 50 93.5 81.1-98.0 5 6.5 2.0-18.9
No 422 361 86.6 81.9-90.2 61 13.4 9.8-18.1
Education
< High School 126 110 88.9 80.2-94.0 16 11.1 6.0-19.8
High School 178 147 84.2 76.2-89.8 31 15.8 10.2-23.8
> High School 171 153 90.7 83.8-94.9 18 9.3 5.1-16.2
Marital Status
Married 228 200 86.6 80.4-91.1 28 13.4 8.9-19.6
Other 249 211 88.4 82.1-92.7 38 11.6 7.3-17.9
Income
14,999 or less 194 165 87.2 79.8-92.2 29 12.8 7.8-20.2
15,000-24,999 87 71 83.5 71.3-91.2 16 16.5 8.8-28.7
25,000-49,999 92 80 82.1 70.7-89.7 12 17.9 10.3-29.3
50,000 or more 58 55 96.6 84.5-99.3 3 3.4 0.7-15.5
WIC recipient
No 172 149 87.1 79.5-92.2 23 12.9 7.8-20.5
Yes 300 257 87.7 82.2-91.6 43 12.3 8.4-17.8
Medicaid recipient
No 146 132 88.2 79.9-93.4 14 11.8 6.6-20.1
Yes 331 279 87.3 82.0-91.1 52 12.7 8.9-18.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 226 190 82.7 77.1-87.2 36 17.3 12.8-22.9
2500+ grams 251 221 88.0 83.3-91.5 30 12.0 8.5-16.7

#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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