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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you or your husband or partner doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 523 253 49.1 43.6-54.7 270 50.9 45.3-56.4
Age
< 20 years 69 31 49.9 34.9-64.9 38 50.1 35.1-65.1
20-24 years 156 67 43.6 33.7-54.0 89 56.4 46.0-66.3
25-34 years 232 118 51.0 42.9-59.1 114 49.0 40.9-57.1
35+ years 66 37 55.1 39.7-69.5 29 44.9 30.5-60.3
Race
White 328 167 51.0 44.3-57.6 161 49.0 42.4-55.7
Black 174 76 41.8 31.8-52.4 98 58.2 47.6-68.2
Other 21 10 66.6 38.6-86.3 11 33.4 13.7-61.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 72 30 44.7 32.2-57.9 42 55.3 42.1-67.8
No 451 223 50.2 44.1-56.3 228 49.8 43.7-55.9
Education
< High School 129 64 49.4 38.9-60.0 65 50.6 40.0-61.1
High School 183 81 43.6 34.2-53.6 102 56.4 46.4-65.8
> High School 210 108 53.3 44.8-61.7 102 46.7 38.3-55.2
Marital Status
Married 247 120 51.5 44.0-59.1 127 48.5 40.9-56.0
Other 276 133 46.9 39.0-54.9 143 53.1 45.1-61.0
Income
14,999 or less 209 102 47.1 38.2-56.2 107 52.9 43.8-61.8
15,000-24,999 94 47 49.5 36.4-62.6 47 50.5 37.4-63.6
25,000-49,999 89 38 46.5 34.1-59.3 51 53.5 40.7-65.9
50,000 or more 70 44 65.0 50.5-77.1 26 35.0 22.9-49.5
WIC recipient
No 220 117 54.6 46.3-62.6 103 45.4 37.4-53.7
Yes 293 131 44.9 37.6-52.5 162 55.1 47.5-62.4
Medicaid recipient
No 167 93 59.2 49.8-67.9 74 40.8 32.1-50.2
Yes 356 160 44.1 37.4-51.0 196 55.9 49.0-62.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 259 121 47.0 41.0-53.0 138 53.0 47.0-59.0
2500+ grams 264 132 49.4 43.3-55.4 132 50.6 44.6-56.7

~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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