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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER DOESN'T WANT TO USE ANYTHING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 197 170 85.1 77.1-90.6 27 14.9 9.4-22.9
Age
< 20 years 18 14 90.5 72.9-97.1 4 9.5 2.9-27.1
20-24 years 46 39 84.7 65.1-94.3 7 15.3 5.7-34.9
25-34 years 86 75 81.9 68.6-90.3 11 18.1 9.7-31.4
35+ years 47 42 90.8 73.6-97.2 5 9.2 2.8-26.4
Race
White 131 118 91.3 83.3-95.6 13 8.7 4.4-16.7
Black 45 38 82.7 60.1-93.8 7 17.3 6.2-39.9
Other 21 14 50.8 25.7-75.5 7 49.2 24.5-74.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 27 26 99.2 94.3-99.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7
No 170 144 82.5 73.4-88.9 26 17.5 11.1-26.6
Education
< High School 38 31 86.7 63.2-96.1 7 13.3 3.9-36.8
High School 57 48 82.8 67.3-91.8 9 17.2 8.2-32.7
> High School 102 91 85.9 73.9-92.9 11 14.1 7.1-26.1
Marital Status
Married 121 105 86.6 77.2-92.5 16 13.4 7.5-22.8
Other 76 65 82.8 67.3-91.9 11 17.2 8.1-32.7
Income
14,999 or less 52 47 91.1 73.2-97.4 5 8.9 2.6-26.8
15,000-24,999 27 21 68.3 41.2-86.9 6 31.7 13.1-58.8
25,000-49,999 34 27 82.4 61.6-93.1 7 17.6 6.9-38.4
50,000 or more 60 58 94.4 80.3-98.6 2 5.6 1.4-19.7
WIC recipient
No 116 100 87.1 77.7-92.9 16 12.9 7.1-22.3
Yes 76 65 81.3 65.5-90.8 11 18.7 9.2-34.5
Medicaid recipient
No 96 84 86.5 75.3-93.1 12 13.5 6.9-24.7
Yes 101 86 83.8 71.5-91.5 15 16.2 8.5-28.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 104 91 85.2 75.8-91.4 13 14.8 8.6-24.2
2500+ grams 93 79 85.0 76.0-91.1 14 15.0 8.9-24.0

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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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