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2006 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 HAD PROBLEMS GETTING BIRTH CONTROL WHEN I NEEDED IT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 414 380 93.0 89.0-95.6 34 7.0 4.4-11.0
Age
< 20 years 62 56 89.7 75.7-96.1 6 10.3 3.9-24.3
20-24 years 113 101 92.3 84.0-96.5 12 7.7 3.5-16.0
25-34 years 178 164 93.4 86.9-96.8 14 6.6 3.2-13.1
35+ years 61 59 99.1 96.4-99.8 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6
Race
White 262 244 93.8 88.9-96.6 18 6.2 3.4-11.1
Black 128 114 90.3 80.9-95.4 14 9.7 4.6-19.1
Other 24 22 98.3 93.3-99.6 2 1.7 0.4- 6.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 53 51 94.3 79.0-98.6 2 5.7 1.4-21.0
No 361 329 92.7 88.3-95.5 32 7.3 4.5-11.7
Education
< High School 87 80 92.8 81.4-97.4 7 7.2 2.6-18.6
High School 161 143 90.7 83.1-95.0 18 9.3 5.0-16.9
> High School 166 157 95.6 89.8-98.2 9 4.4 1.8-10.2
Marital Status
Married 215 203 95.6 90.7-98.0 12 4.4 2.0- 9.3
Other 199 177 90.7 84.2-94.8 22 9.3 5.2-15.8
Income
14,999 or less 156 138 90.2 82.1-94.8 18 9.8 5.2-17.9
15,000-24,999 61 55 88.0 72.0-95.4 6 12.0 4.6-28.0
25,000-49,999 86 81 96.0 87.0-98.9 5 4.0 1.1-13.0
50,000 or more 74 70 96.9 87.7-99.3 4 3.1 0.7-12.3
WIC recipient
No 170 162 97.0 91.6-99.0 8 3.0 1.0- 8.4
Yes 238 212 90.4 84.4-94.2 26 9.6 5.8-15.6
Medicaid recipient
No 143 137 96.6 90.6-98.8 6 3.4 1.2- 9.4
Yes 271 243 91.1 85.5-94.7 28 8.9 5.3-14.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 186 166 88.9 83.1-92.8 20 11.1 7.2-16.9
2500+ grams 228 214 93.3 88.9-96.1 14 6.7 3.9-11.1

~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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