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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you or your husband or partner doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 707 379 52.1 47.4-56.8 328 47.9 43.2-52.6
Age
< 20 years 111 59 56.7 44.7-67.9 52 43.3 32.1-55.3
20-24 years 193 101 48.5 39.8-57.3 92 51.5 42.7-60.2
25-34 years 308 163 52.9 45.9-59.8 145 47.1 40.2-54.1
35+ years 95 56 50.1 36.7-63.5 39 49.9 36.5-63.3
Race
White 448 235 51.2 45.5-56.9 213 48.8 43.1-54.5
Black 218 121 52.5 43.7-61.1 97 47.5 38.9-56.3
Other 41 23 61.4 39.9-79.3 18 38.6 20.7-60.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 92 45 48.5 36.2-61.0 47 51.5 39.0-63.8
No 615 334 52.8 47.7-57.8 281 47.2 42.2-52.3
Education
< High School 141 77 50.1 39.4-60.8 64 49.9 39.2-60.6
High School 268 150 56.4 48.8-63.8 118 43.6 36.2-51.2
> High School 296 152 49.6 42.7-56.6 144 50.4 43.4-57.3
Marital Status
Married 355 194 52.6 46.2-58.9 161 47.4 41.1-53.8
Other 352 185 51.7 45.0-58.4 167 48.3 41.6-55.0
Income
14,999 or less 262 148 54.7 46.6-62.4 114 45.3 37.6-53.4
15,000-24,999 108 54 47.6 36.2-59.4 54 52.4 40.6-63.8
25,000-49,999 148 76 54.5 44.6-64.0 72 45.5 36.0-55.4
50,000 or more 113 68 56.4 45.4-66.8 45 43.6 33.2-54.6
WIC recipient
No 284 152 50.2 43.0-57.4 132 49.8 42.6-57.0
Yes 417 223 53.6 47.4-59.7 194 46.4 40.3-52.6
Medicaid recipient
No 226 127 55.4 47.5-63.0 99 44.6 37.0-52.5
Yes 481 252 50.7 44.9-56.5 229 49.3 43.5-55.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 312 171 55.3 49.6-60.9 141 44.7 39.1-50.4
2500+ grams 395 208 51.8 46.7-56.9 187 48.2 43.1-53.3

~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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