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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? I WANT TO GET PREGNANT*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 263 207 78.8 71.9-84.4 56 21.2 15.6-28.1
Age
< 20 years 32 25 78.9 57.0-91.3 7 21.1 8.7-43.0
20-24 years 62 50 78.1 61.9-88.6 12 21.9 11.4-38.1
25-34 years 133 108 85.3 76.1-91.3 25 14.7 8.7-23.9
35+ years 36 24 59.0 39.0-76.5 12 41.0 23.5-61.0
Race
White 180 136 73.0 63.8-80.5 44 27.0 19.5-36.2
Black 67 59 92.8 80.9-97.5 8 7.2 2.5-19.1
Other 16 12 84.9 58.6-95.7 4 15.1 4.3-41.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 52 43 77.9 61.0-88.8 9 22.1 11.2-39.0
No 210 163 79.1 71.3-85.3 47 20.9 14.7-28.7
Education
< High School 75 66 84.9 71.3-92.8 9 15.1 7.2-28.7
High School 61 45 76.0 59.7-87.1 16 24.0 12.9-40.3
> High School 126 95 75.9 65.3-84.0 31 24.1 16.0-34.7
Marital Status
Married 146 103 70.1 60.0-78.7 43 29.9 21.3-40.0
Other 117 104 87.8 77.7-93.7 13 12.2 6.3-22.3
Income
14,999 or less 92 80 84.9 72.6-92.3 12 15.1 7.7-27.4
15,000-24,999 28 21 89.2 69.1-96.8 7 10.8 3.2-30.9
25,000-49,999 37 29 74.1 53.7-87.6 8 25.9 12.4-46.3
50,000 or more 84 57 66.2 52.3-77.7 27 33.8 22.3-47.7
WIC recipient
No 134 100 74.8 64.4-83.0 34 25.2 17.0-35.6
Yes 126 106 83.6 73.6-90.3 20 16.4 9.7-26.4
Medicaid recipient
No 117 83 70.4 58.9-79.8 34 29.6 20.2-41.1
Yes 146 124 84.5 75.5-90.7 22 15.5 9.3-24.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 130 104 81.8 74.7-87.2 26 18.2 12.8-25.3
2500+ grams 133 103 78.5 70.8-84.6 30 21.5 15.4-29.2

*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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