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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? I WANT TO GET PREGNANT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 197 163 84.9 77.5-90.2 34 15.1 9.8-22.5
Age
< 20 years 18 17 96.8 80.0-99.6 1 3.2 0.4-20.0
20-24 years 46 41 89.3 69.6-96.8 5 10.7 3.2-30.4
25-34 years 86 67 78.5 66.1-87.2 19 21.5 12.8-33.9
35+ years 47 38 90.2 76.0-96.4 9 9.8 3.6-24.0
Race
White 131 107 84.9 76.1-90.9 24 15.1 9.1-23.9
Black 45 39 84.4 60.9-94.9 6 15.6 5.1-39.1
Other 21 17 85.8 60.7-95.9 4 14.2 4.1-39.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 27 27 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 170 136 82.2 73.7-88.3 34 17.8 11.7-26.3
Education
< High School 38 35 97.4 91.5-99.2 3 2.6 0.8- 8.5
High School 57 49 82.7 65.5-92.3 8 17.3 7.7-34.5
> High School 102 79 81.2 70.2-88.8 23 18.8 11.2-29.8
Marital Status
Married 121 92 80.8 70.9-87.9 29 19.2 12.1-29.1
Other 76 71 90.9 77.0-96.8 5 9.1 3.2-23.0
Income
14,999 or less 52 51 96.1 77.0-99.4 1 3.9 0.6-23.0
15,000-24,999 27 25 92.7 67.6-98.7 2 7.3 1.3-32.4
25,000-49,999 34 25 74.8 53.2-88.6 9 25.2 11.4-46.8
50,000 or more 60 43 73.5 57.2-85.3 17 26.5 14.7-42.8
WIC recipient
No 116 87 78.4 67.7-86.2 29 21.6 13.8-32.3
Yes 76 71 93.8 80.8-98.2 5 6.2 1.8-19.2
Medicaid recipient
No 96 71 79.5 67.9-87.6 25 20.5 12.4-32.1
Yes 101 92 89.5 78.4-95.2 9 10.5 4.8-21.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 104 86 85.1 77.0-90.7 18 14.9 9.3-23.0
2500+ grams 93 77 84.9 76.4-90.7 16 15.1 9.3-23.6

~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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