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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 THOUGHT I COULD NOT GET PREGNANT AT THAT TIME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 413 297 68.6 62.5-74.1 116 31.4 25.9-37.5
Age
< 20 years 62 40 64.9 49.1-78.0 22 35.1 22.0-50.9
20-24 years 113 86 78.7 67.6-86.8 27 21.3 13.2-32.4
25-34 years 177 128 64.7 55.3-73.1 49 35.3 26.9-44.7
35+ years 61 43 66.0 48.0-80.3 18 34.0 19.7-52.0
Race
White 261 190 71.4 64.0-77.8 71 28.6 22.2-36.0
Black 128 93 67.2 55.1-77.3 35 32.8 22.7-44.9
Other 24 14 43.5 22.4-67.2 10 56.5 32.8-77.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 52 28 52.4 36.2-68.1 24 47.6 31.9-63.8
No 361 269 72.0 65.6-77.6 92 28.0 22.4-34.4
Education
< High School 86 54 57.2 43.4-70.0 32 42.8 30.0-56.6
High School 161 115 71.3 61.5-79.4 46 28.7 20.6-38.5
> High School 166 128 73.7 64.5-81.2 38 26.3 18.8-35.5
Marital Status
Married 215 168 77.1 69.7-83.2 47 22.9 16.8-30.3
Other 198 129 61.6 52.4-69.9 69 38.4 30.1-47.6
Income
14,999 or less 155 105 66.0 55.4-75.1 50 34.0 24.9-44.6
15,000-24,999 61 45 69.0 52.0-82.1 16 31.0 17.9-48.0
25,000-49,999 86 67 75.9 63.8-84.8 19 24.1 15.2-36.2
50,000 or more 74 56 73.6 59.9-83.9 18 26.4 16.1-40.1
WIC recipient
No 169 127 73.4 64.2-81.0 42 26.6 19.0-35.8
Yes 238 167 66.8 58.6-74.1 71 33.2 25.9-41.4
Medicaid recipient
No 143 113 76.6 67.1-84.0 30 23.4 16.0-32.9
Yes 270 184 64.6 56.7-71.8 86 35.4 28.2-43.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 185 139 73.3 66.1-79.5 46 26.7 20.5-33.9
2500+ grams 228 158 68.2 61.5-74.2 70 31.8 25.8-38.5

~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.

This page was generated on 01MAY08

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