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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 WANT TO GET PREGNANT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 147 119 79.3 69.5-86.5 28 20.7 13.5-30.5
Age
< 20 years 17 16 98.2 88.0-99.8 1 1.8 0.2-12.0
20-24 years 39 28 73.0 51.2-87.5 11 27.0 12.5-48.8
25-34 years 54 48 84.2 67.6-93.2 6 15.8 6.8-32.4
35+ years 37 27 68.8 47.3-84.4 10 31.2 15.6-52.7
Race
White 102 79 75.0 63.2-84.0 23 25.0 16.0-36.8
Black 31 27 87.0 56.7-97.2 4 13.0 2.8-43.3
Other 14 13 99.0 93.4-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 17 90.4 54.8-98.6 1 9.6 1.4-45.2
No 129 102 77.2 66.5-85.3 27 22.8 14.7-33.5
Education
< High School 25 20 80.2 55.5-93.0 5 19.8 7.0-44.5
High School 47 42 87.1 68.2-95.5 5 12.9 4.5-31.8
> High School 75 57 73.5 58.7-84.4 18 26.5 15.6-41.3
Marital Status
Married 92 69 72.2 59.7-82.0 23 27.8 18.0-40.3
Other 55 50 93.9 76.5-98.7 5 6.1 1.3-23.5
Income
14,999 or less 42 33 75.3 54.3-88.6 9 24.7 11.4-45.7
15,000-24,999 25 20 76.6 44.6-93.0 5 23.4 7.0-55.4
25,000-49,999 17 15 90.8 60.3-98.5 2 9.2 1.5-39.7
50,000 or more 44 33 69.2 50.4-83.3 11 30.8 16.7-49.6
WIC recipient
No 87 71 80.0 67.6-88.5 16 20.0 11.5-32.4
Yes 57 46 78.3 60.6-89.4 11 21.7 10.6-39.4
Medicaid recipient
No 74 59 76.4 62.7-86.1 15 23.6 13.9-37.3
Yes 73 60 82.6 67.0-91.7 13 17.4 8.3-33.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 74 62 85.1 75.7-91.3 12 14.9 8.7-24.3
2500+ grams 73 57 78.7 67.8-86.6 16 21.3 13.4-32.2

~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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