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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What were your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? I THOUGHT MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER WAS STERILE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 280 260 94.1 89.2-96.8 20 5.9 3.2-10.8
Age
< 20 years 32 28 87.6 64.9-96.5 4 12.4 3.5-35.1
20-24 years 78 72 95.9 85.6-98.9 6 4.1 1.1-14.4
25-34 years 131 123 93.4 84.7-97.3 8 6.6 2.7-15.3
35+ years 39 37 99.1 96.6-99.8 2 0.9 0.2- 3.4
Race
White 183 168 94.7 88.7-97.6 15 5.3 2.4-11.3
Black 85 80 90.8 76.5-96.8 5 9.2 3.2-23.5
Other 12 12 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 32 29 94.7 75.6-99.0 3 5.3 1.0-24.4
No 248 231 94.0 88.5-96.9 17 6.0 3.1-11.5
Education
< High School 66 59 90.6 77.4-96.5 7 9.4 3.5-22.6
High School 92 85 93.4 81.1-97.9 7 6.6 2.1-18.9
> High School 122 116 96.6 89.4-99.0 6 3.4 1.0-10.6
Marital Status
Married 135 126 96.6 90.5-98.8 9 3.4 1.2- 9.5
Other 145 134 91.6 82.6-96.1 11 8.4 3.9-17.4
Income
14,999 or less 111 100 92.3 82.3-96.9 11 7.7 3.1-17.7
15,000-24,999 54 50 87.4 68.2-95.7 4 12.6 4.3-31.8
25,000-49,999 43 41 99.3 97.3-99.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7
50,000 or more 49 47 99.3 97.4-99.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.6
WIC recipient
No 132 125 97.7 91.7-99.4 7 2.3 0.6- 8.3
Yes 142 130 90.5 81.5-95.4 12 9.5 4.6-18.5
Medicaid recipient
No 103 98 96.4 88.3-99.0 5 3.6 1.0-11.7
Yes 177 162 92.5 85.1-96.4 15 7.5 3.6-14.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 140 127 91.1 85.4-94.8 13 8.9 5.2-14.6
2500+ grams 140 133 94.4 88.8-97.3 7 5.6 2.7-11.2

~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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