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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? UNSPECIFIED REASON*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 542 481 89.0 85.0-92.0 61 11.0 8.0-15.0
Age
< 20 years 92 79 86.4 74.5-93.2 13 13.6 6.8-25.5
20-24 years 154 138 89.4 81.2-94.3 16 10.6 5.7-18.8
25-34 years 238 212 89.4 82.9-93.6 26 10.6 6.4-17.1
35+ years 58 52 91.0 77.3-96.8 6 9.0 3.2-22.7
Race
White 325 285 88.8 83.6-92.5 40 11.2 7.5-16.4
Black 196 175 88.1 80.3-93.0 21 11.9 7.0-19.7
Other 21 21 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 58 53 91.0 77.1-96.8 5 9.0 3.2-22.9
No 484 428 88.7 84.4-91.9 56 11.3 8.1-15.6
Education
< High School 145 130 90.5 82.1-95.2 15 9.5 4.8-17.9
High School 179 155 86.0 78.0-91.5 24 14.0 8.5-22.0
> High School 216 194 90.4 84.0-94.5 22 9.6 5.5-16.0
Marital Status
Married 228 207 92.1 86.4-95.5 21 7.9 4.5-13.6
Other 314 274 87.1 81.4-91.2 40 12.9 8.8-18.6
Income
14,999 or less 211 182 86.1 78.5-91.3 29 13.9 8.7-21.5
15,000-24,999 109 97 86.5 75.3-93.1 12 13.5 6.9-24.7
25,000-49,999 89 84 97.6 91.3-99.4 5 2.4 0.6- 8.7
50,000 or more 88 81 93.8 84.5-97.7 7 6.2 2.3-15.5
WIC recipient
No 234 214 92.4 86.9-95.7 20 7.6 4.3-13.1
Yes 298 257 86.1 80.1-90.6 41 13.9 9.4-19.9
Medicaid recipient
No 144 137 96.3 90.5-98.6 7 3.7 1.4- 9.5
Yes 398 344 86.4 81.2-90.3 54 13.6 9.7-18.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 274 241 87.8 83.4-91.1 33 12.2 8.9-16.6
2500+ grams 268 240 89.1 84.7-92.4 28 10.9 7.6-15.3

*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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