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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 THOUGHT I COULD NOT GET PREGNANT AT THAT TIME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 474 355 74.4 69.0-79.2 119 25.6 20.8-31.0
Age
< 20 years 69 48 64.7 48.9-77.8 21 35.3 22.2-51.1
20-24 years 158 121 76.6 66.8-84.2 37 23.4 15.8-33.2
25-34 years 205 158 77.2 69.0-83.7 47 22.8 16.3-31.0
35+ years 42 28 70.0 50.1-84.4 14 30.0 15.6-49.9
Race
White 293 223 75.0 68.2-80.7 70 25.0 19.3-31.8
Black 163 117 72.6 62.3-80.9 46 27.4 19.1-37.7
Other 18 15 82.7 43.6-96.7 3 17.3 3.3-56.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 55 29 45.6 30.4-61.6 26 54.4 38.4-69.6
No 419 326 79.1 73.6-83.8 93 20.9 16.2-26.4
Education
< High School 125 81 55.4 43.9-66.3 44 44.6 33.7-56.1
High School 176 127 76.3 67.5-83.3 49 23.7 16.7-32.5
> High School 171 145 88.4 81.2-93.1 26 11.6 6.9-18.8
Marital Status
Married 227 183 82.2 75.3-87.4 44 17.8 12.6-24.7
Other 247 172 67.1 58.6-74.5 75 32.9 25.5-41.4
Income
14,999 or less 193 133 65.5 56.1-73.8 60 34.5 26.2-43.9
15,000-24,999 87 70 80.4 67.4-89.1 17 19.6 10.9-32.6
25,000-49,999 92 74 86.9 76.3-93.2 18 13.1 6.8-23.7
50,000 or more 58 49 80.1 64.3-90.0 9 19.9 10.0-35.7
WIC recipient
No 170 134 82.4 73.8-88.6 36 17.6 11.4-26.2
Yes 299 217 70.3 63.2-76.6 82 29.7 23.4-36.8
Medicaid recipient
No 145 126 88.8 81.0-93.7 19 11.2 6.3-19.0
Yes 329 229 68.2 61.2-74.4 100 31.8 25.6-38.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 224 164 72.2 66.0-77.7 60 27.8 22.3-34.0
2500+ grams 250 191 74.7 68.7-79.8 59 25.3 20.2-31.3

#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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