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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Are you or your husband or partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1017 142 12.5 10.2-15.2 875 87.5 84.8-89.8
Age
< 20 years 96 16 12.1 6.1-22.7 80 87.9 77.3-93.9
20-24 years 249 36 12.3 7.9-18.5 213 87.7 81.5-92.1
25-34 years 515 53 10.4 7.6-14.0 462 89.6 86.0-92.4
35+ years 157 37 20.8 14.1-29.6 120 79.2 70.4-85.9
Race
White 732 99 12.7 10.0-15.9 633 87.3 84.1-90.0
Black 245 29 6.3 3.4-11.1 216 93.7 88.9-96.6
Other 40 14 41.1 23.7-61.1 26 58.9 38.9-76.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 131 16 10.1 5.4-18.2 115 89.9 81.8-94.6
No 886 126 13.0 10.5-15.9 760 87.0 84.1-89.5
Education
< High School 199 23 12.2 7.6-19.1 176 87.8 80.9-92.4
High School 290 45 15.3 10.6-21.5 245 84.7 78.5-89.4
> High School 526 74 11.4 8.6-15.0 452 88.6 85.0-91.4
Marital Status
Married 646 90 13.5 10.7-17.0 556 86.5 83.0-89.3
Other 371 52 10.7 7.2-15.5 319 89.3 84.5-92.8
Income
14,999 or less 295 39 11.9 7.9-17.5 256 88.1 82.5-92.1
15,000-24,999 157 25 11.7 6.6-19.8 132 88.3 80.2-93.4
25,000-49,999 179 17 9.2 5.3-15.5 162 90.8 84.5-94.7
50,000 or more 295 44 14.0 9.9-19.4 251 86.0 80.6-90.1
WIC recipient
No 555 87 14.4 11.3-18.3 468 85.6 81.7-88.7
Yes 452 53 10.2 7.1-14.3 399 89.8 85.7-92.9
Medicaid recipient
No 472 72 14.5 11.1-18.7 400 85.5 81.3-88.9
Yes 545 70 10.8 7.9-14.6 475 89.2 85.4-92.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 461 72 15.5 12.5-19.1 389 84.5 80.9-87.5
2500+ grams 556 70 12.2 9.8-15.2 486 87.8 84.8-90.2

~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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