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2005 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? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 279 245 89.2 83.7-93.1 34 10.8 6.9-16.3
Age
< 20 years 32 28 93.1 71.9-98.6 4 6.9 1.4-28.1
20-24 years 77 69 91.2 78.5-96.7 8 8.8 3.3-21.5
25-34 years 131 111 85.3 75.9-91.5 20 14.7 8.5-24.1
35+ years 39 37 95.2 77.6-99.1 2 4.8 0.9-22.4
Race
White 182 162 91.3 85.0-95.1 20 8.7 4.9-15.0
Black 85 73 82.9 67.8-91.8 12 17.1 8.2-32.2
Other 12 10 90.7 59.4-98.5 2 9.3 1.5-40.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 31 28 95.8 80.9-99.2 3 4.2 0.8-19.1
No 248 217 88.0 81.6-92.4 31 12.0 7.6-18.4
Education
< High School 66 59 93.1 81.1-97.7 7 6.9 2.3-18.9
High School 91 82 91.5 80.1-96.7 9 8.5 3.3-19.9
> High School 122 104 85.5 75.9-91.7 18 14.5 8.3-24.1
Marital Status
Married 134 118 88.0 79.7-93.2 16 12.0 6.8-20.3
Other 145 127 90.5 81.9-95.3 18 9.5 4.7-18.1
Income
14,999 or less 111 100 92.4 82.3-96.9 11 7.6 3.1-17.7
15,000-24,999 54 45 82.5 64.2-92.6 9 17.5 7.4-35.8
25,000-49,999 43 37 94.6 83.0-98.4 6 5.4 1.6-17.0
50,000 or more 49 44 84.4 67.7-93.3 5 15.6 6.7-32.3
WIC recipient
No 131 113 89.0 80.6-94.0 18 11.0 6.0-19.4
Yes 142 126 89.2 80.4-94.3 16 10.8 5.7-19.6
Medicaid recipient
No 103 89 87.9 78.5-93.6 14 12.1 6.4-21.5
Yes 176 156 90.1 82.5-94.7 20 9.9 5.3-17.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 140 121 86.8 80.3-91.4 19 13.2 8.6-19.7
2500+ grams 139 124 89.5 83.2-93.6 15 10.5 6.4-16.8

~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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