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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? I HAD SIDE EFFECTS FROM THE BIRTH CONTROL METHOD I WAS USING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 414 370 89.4 85.1-92.6 44 10.6 7.4-14.9
Age
< 20 years 62 56 90.7 78.5-96.3 6 9.3 3.7-21.5
20-24 years 113 103 88.9 78.9-94.5 10 11.1 5.5-21.1
25-34 years 178 157 88.1 81.0-92.8 21 11.9 7.2-19.0
35+ years 61 54 94.3 82.9-98.3 7 5.7 1.7-17.1
Race
White 262 244 93.9 89.7-96.5 18 6.1 3.5-10.3
Black 128 106 82.6 72.0-89.8 22 17.4 10.2-28.0
Other 24 20 74.8 48.8-90.2 4 25.2 9.8-51.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 53 50 95.7 85.0-98.8 3 4.3 1.2-15.0
No 361 320 88.1 83.1-91.8 41 11.9 8.2-16.9
Education
< High School 87 82 95.3 87.8-98.3 5 4.7 1.7-12.2
High School 161 141 86.5 78.2-91.9 20 13.5 8.1-21.8
> High School 166 147 88.5 80.5-93.4 19 11.5 6.6-19.5
Marital Status
Married 215 191 88.2 81.6-92.7 24 11.8 7.3-18.4
Other 199 179 90.3 84.0-94.3 20 9.7 5.7-16.0
Income
14,999 or less 156 139 88.6 80.6-93.5 17 11.4 6.5-19.4
15,000-24,999 61 54 87.9 73.0-95.2 7 12.1 4.8-27.0
25,000-49,999 86 78 94.3 85.3-97.9 8 5.7 2.1-14.7
50,000 or more 74 68 88.3 75.5-94.9 6 11.7 5.1-24.5
WIC recipient
No 170 152 89.8 82.7-94.1 18 10.2 5.9-17.3
Yes 238 212 89.0 82.9-93.1 26 11.0 6.9-17.1
Medicaid recipient
No 143 131 90.7 83.3-95.0 12 9.3 5.0-16.7
Yes 271 239 88.7 83.0-92.7 32 11.3 7.3-17.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 186 167 90.0 84.5-93.7 19 10.0 6.3-15.5
2500+ grams 228 203 89.3 84.6-92.8 25 10.7 7.2-15.4

~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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