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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 I COULD NOT GET PREGNANT AT THAT TIME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 281 196 69.4 62.0-76.0 85 30.6 24.0-38.0
Age
< 20 years 32 21 57.9 35.9-77.1 11 42.1 22.9-64.1
20-24 years 78 55 68.8 53.7-80.7 23 31.2 19.3-46.3
25-34 years 132 99 76.1 65.5-84.2 33 23.9 15.8-34.5
35+ years 39 21 59.1 38.9-76.7 18 40.9 23.3-61.1
Race
White 184 131 65.4 56.2-73.6 53 34.6 26.4-43.8
Black 85 56 81.4 68.6-89.7 29 18.6 10.3-31.4
Other 12 9 68.6 35.6-89.6 3 31.4 10.4-64.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 33 15 36.7 20.5-56.7 18 63.3 43.3-79.5
No 248 181 76.1 68.5-82.4 67 23.9 17.6-31.5
Education
< High School 67 33 47.4 33.0-62.3 34 52.6 37.7-67.0
High School 92 65 77.5 64.1-87.0 27 22.5 13.0-35.9
> High School 122 98 78.4 67.8-86.2 24 21.6 13.8-32.2
Marital Status
Married 136 104 74.5 64.5-82.5 32 25.5 17.5-35.5
Other 145 92 64.1 52.8-74.1 53 35.9 25.9-47.2
Income
14,999 or less 112 61 53.6 41.0-65.8 51 46.4 34.2-59.0
15,000-24,999 54 46 84.1 65.1-93.8 8 15.9 6.2-34.9
25,000-49,999 43 35 85.8 67.8-94.5 8 14.2 5.5-32.2
50,000 or more 49 38 76.8 59.9-88.0 11 23.2 12.0-40.1
WIC recipient
No 132 97 72.8 62.2-81.3 35 27.2 18.7-37.8
Yes 143 95 65.5 54.4-75.1 48 34.5 24.9-45.6
Medicaid recipient
No 103 82 77.6 66.3-85.9 21 22.4 14.1-33.7
Yes 178 114 63.9 53.8-72.8 64 36.1 27.2-46.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 140 95 64.5 56.1-72.1 45 35.5 27.9-43.9
2500+ grams 141 101 70.0 61.7-77.1 40 30.0 22.9-38.3

~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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