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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

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

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 415 342 83.2 77.9-87.4 73 16.8 12.6-22.1
Age
< 20 years 62 45 71.0 55.1-83.0 17 29.0 17.0-44.9
20-24 years 114 91 82.9 72.5-89.9 23 17.1 10.1-27.5
25-34 years 178 155 88.3 80.6-93.2 23 11.7 6.8-19.4
35+ years 61 51 85.3 69.9-93.5 10 14.7 6.5-30.1
Race
White 263 224 85.6 79.3-90.3 39 14.4 9.7-20.7
Black 128 96 76.6 65.1-85.1 32 23.4 14.9-34.9
Other 24 22 93.5 69.0-98.9 2 6.5 1.1-31.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 54 47 86.3 69.9-94.5 7 13.7 5.5-30.1
No 361 295 82.6 76.8-87.1 66 17.4 12.9-23.2
Education
< High School 87 71 83.4 70.3-91.4 16 16.6 8.6-29.7
High School 161 128 78.9 69.4-86.0 33 21.1 14.0-30.6
> High School 167 143 87.8 80.3-92.8 24 12.2 7.2-19.7
Marital Status
Married 215 188 88.1 81.5-92.5 27 11.9 7.5-18.5
Other 200 154 79.2 71.0-85.6 46 20.8 14.4-29.0
Income
14,999 or less 157 124 81.9 72.5-88.6 33 18.1 11.4-27.5
15,000-24,999 61 53 86.2 70.8-94.1 8 13.8 5.9-29.2
25,000-49,999 86 74 82.4 69.7-90.5 12 17.6 9.5-30.3
50,000 or more 74 62 87.6 75.3-94.2 12 12.4 5.8-24.7
WIC recipient
No 170 146 87.3 79.2-92.6 24 12.7 7.4-20.8
Yes 239 191 80.5 73.2-86.2 48 19.5 13.8-26.8
Medicaid recipient
No 143 125 89.1 81.1-94.0 18 10.9 6.0-18.9
Yes 272 217 80.3 73.2-85.9 55 19.7 14.1-26.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 186 147 77.8 70.9-83.5 39 22.2 16.5-29.1
2500+ grams 229 195 83.7 77.9-88.3 34 16.3 11.7-22.1

~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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