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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? I DON'T THINK I CAN GET PREGNANT (STERILE)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 146 138 95.1 88.7-98.0 8 4.9 2.0-11.3
Age
< 20 years 17 17 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 38 38 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 years 54 48 91.1 77.5-96.8 6 8.9 3.2-22.5
35+ years 37 35 94.6 73.9-99.1 2 5.4 0.9-26.1
Race
White 102 97 95.4 87.5-98.4 5 4.6 1.6-12.5
Black 31 30 99.0 92.9-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1
Other 13 11 89.9 57.0-98.3 2 10.1 1.7-43.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 17 17 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 129 121 94.2 86.7-97.6 8 5.8 2.4-13.3
Education
< High School 24 24 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
High School 47 46 96.4 78.5-99.5 1 3.6 0.5-21.5
> High School 75 68 91.6 79.4-96.9 7 8.4 3.1-20.6
Marital Status
Married 92 86 93.1 83.8-97.3 6 6.9 2.7-16.2
Other 54 52 99.3 97.2-99.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8
Income
14,999 or less 42 42 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
15,000-24,999 25 23 98.1 92.5-99.6 2 1.9 0.4- 7.5
25,000-49,999 17 17 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
50,000 or more 44 38 84.4 66.3-93.7 6 15.6 6.3-33.7
WIC recipient
No 87 80 92.2 82.1-96.8 7 7.8 3.2-17.9
Yes 56 55 99.7 98.0- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
Medicaid recipient
No 74 68 91.3 79.8-96.5 6 8.7 3.5-20.2
Yes 72 70 99.5 98.1-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 73 69 95.2 88.2-98.1 4 4.8 1.9-11.8
2500+ grams 73 69 95.1 87.7-98.2 4 4.9 1.8-12.3

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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