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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 261 228 88.1 82.0-92.3 33 11.9 7.7-18.0
Age
< 20 years 32 22 75.7 53.6-89.4 10 24.3 10.6-46.4
20-24 years 62 55 90.0 75.6-96.3 7 10.0 3.7-24.4
25-34 years 131 117 89.7 80.4-94.9 14 10.3 5.1-19.6
35+ years 36 34 92.3 73.9-98.1 2 7.7 1.9-26.1
Race
White 179 161 89.3 81.5-94.0 18 10.7 6.0-18.5
Black 66 55 86.0 71.2-93.8 11 14.0 6.2-28.8
Other 16 12 84.8 58.5-95.6 4 15.2 4.4-41.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 52 48 89.9 73.9-96.6 4 10.1 3.4-26.1
No 208 179 87.5 80.4-92.3 29 12.5 7.7-19.6
Education
< High School 74 62 83.9 70.2-92.1 12 16.1 7.9-29.8
High School 60 50 87.3 71.7-94.9 10 12.7 5.1-28.3
> High School 126 115 91.4 83.1-95.8 11 8.6 4.2-16.9
Marital Status
Married 146 128 91.4 84.2-95.5 18 8.6 4.5-15.8
Other 115 100 84.6 73.9-91.4 15 15.4 8.6-26.1
Income
14,999 or less 91 79 88.4 76.9-94.6 12 11.6 5.4-23.1
15,000-24,999 27 21 89.1 65.2-97.3 6 10.9 2.7-34.8
25,000-49,999 37 34 93.8 72.5-98.9 3 6.2 1.1-27.5
50,000 or more 84 77 86.8 74.0-93.9 7 13.2 6.1-26.0
WIC recipient
No 134 123 92.6 84.6-96.6 11 7.4 3.4-15.4
Yes 124 102 83.8 73.7-90.5 22 16.2 9.5-26.3
Medicaid recipient
No 117 108 92.3 83.7-96.5 9 7.7 3.5-16.3
Yes 144 120 85.2 76.1-91.3 24 14.8 8.7-23.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 128 110 86.0 79.1-90.9 18 14.0 9.1-20.9
2500+ grams 133 118 88.3 81.4-92.8 15 11.7 7.2-18.6

*Asked only of mothers who reported not doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant.

#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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