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2007 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 DIDN'T MIND IF I GOT PREGNANT*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 541 350 67.5 62.3-72.3 191 32.5 27.7-37.7
Age
< 20 years 91 71 78.9 66.4-87.6 20 21.1 12.4-33.6
20-24 years 154 107 74.9 65.4-82.4 47 25.1 17.6-34.6
25-34 years 238 138 58.2 49.8-66.2 100 41.8 33.8-50.2
35+ years 58 34 61.3 45.5-75.1 24 38.7 24.9-54.5
Race
White 325 203 63.9 57.1-70.1 122 36.1 29.9-42.9
Black 195 138 76.1 67.3-83.1 57 23.9 16.9-32.7
Other 21 9 50.1 25.9-74.2 12 49.9 25.8-74.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 58 46 82.5 67.8-91.3 12 17.5 8.7-32.2
No 483 304 65.3 59.6-70.5 179 34.7 29.5-40.4
Education
< High School 145 108 80.8 71.3-87.7 37 19.2 12.3-28.7
High School 179 115 63.2 53.7-71.8 64 36.8 28.2-46.3
> High School 215 127 62.4 54.0-70.1 88 37.6 29.9-46.0
Marital Status
Married 228 112 49.4 41.3-57.5 116 50.6 42.5-58.7
Other 313 238 78.8 72.3-84.1 75 21.2 15.9-27.7
Income
14,999 or less 210 165 84.5 77.2-89.7 45 15.5 10.3-22.8
15,000-24,999 109 76 73.8 61.7-83.1 33 26.2 16.9-38.3
25,000-49,999 89 39 43.9 31.4-57.3 50 56.1 42.7-68.6
50,000 or more 88 38 42.0 30.0-55.0 50 58.0 45.0-70.0
WIC recipient
No 234 127 56.1 47.9-64.0 107 43.9 36.0-52.1
Yes 297 214 75.6 68.9-81.3 83 24.4 18.7-31.1
Medicaid recipient
No 144 65 49.1 39.1-59.2 79 50.9 40.8-60.9
Yes 397 285 74.1 68.1-79.2 112 25.9 20.8-31.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 273 175 65.3 59.7-70.6 98 34.7 29.4-40.3
2500+ grams 268 175 67.7 61.9-73.0 93 32.3 27.0-38.1

*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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