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2007 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 PROBLEMS GETTING BIRTH CONTROL WHEN I NEEDED IT*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 542 494 90.0 86.2-92.9 48 10.0 7.1-13.8
Age
< 20 years 92 83 90.9 80.2-96.1 9 9.1 3.9-19.8
20-24 years 154 137 85.3 76.6-91.2 17 14.7 8.8-23.4
25-34 years 238 218 92.1 86.0-95.6 20 7.9 4.4-14.0
35+ years 58 56 93.8 78.7-98.4 2 6.2 1.6-21.3
Race
White 325 295 89.1 83.9-92.8 30 10.9 7.2-16.1
Black 196 179 91.6 84.6-95.5 17 8.4 4.5-15.4
Other 21 20 91.0 57.1-98.7 1 9.0 1.3-42.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 58 51 85.5 70.3-93.6 7 14.5 6.4-29.7
No 484 443 90.7 86.6-93.6 41 9.3 6.4-13.4
Education
< High School 145 128 85.8 76.4-91.8 17 14.2 8.2-23.6
High School 179 166 92.1 85.2-96.0 13 7.9 4.0-14.8
> High School 216 198 91.0 84.7-94.9 18 9.0 5.1-15.3
Marital Status
Married 228 208 89.9 83.6-94.0 20 10.1 6.0-16.4
Other 314 286 90.1 84.8-93.7 28 9.9 6.3-15.2
Income
14,999 or less 211 191 87.8 80.6-92.6 20 12.2 7.4-19.4
15,000-24,999 109 94 84.0 72.4-91.3 15 16.0 8.7-27.6
25,000-49,999 89 83 91.9 81.0-96.8 6 8.1 3.2-19.0
50,000 or more 88 86 99.5 98.1-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
WIC recipient
No 234 219 94.5 89.4-97.2 15 5.5 2.8-10.6
Yes 298 266 86.4 80.4-90.8 32 13.6 9.2-19.6
Medicaid recipient
No 144 137 94.6 87.2-97.8 7 5.4 2.2-12.8
Yes 398 357 88.4 83.5-91.9 41 11.6 8.1-16.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 274 253 92.2 88.4-94.8 21 7.8 5.2-11.6
2500+ grams 268 241 89.8 85.5-92.9 27 10.2 7.1-14.5

*Asked of mothers that reported that they did not try to get pregnant and were not using anything 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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