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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 THOUGHT MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER WAS STERILE*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 542 494 90.5 86.8-93.3 48 9.5 6.7-13.2
Age
< 20 years 92 88 93.8 83.1-97.9 4 6.2 2.1-16.9
20-24 years 154 138 89.9 82.0-94.5 16 10.1 5.5-18.0
25-34 years 238 218 90.0 83.5-94.2 20 10.0 5.8-16.5
35+ years 58 50 88.2 74.4-95.1 8 11.8 4.9-25.6
Race
White 325 293 89.8 84.8-93.3 32 10.2 6.7-15.2
Black 196 181 91.6 84.5-95.6 15 8.4 4.4-15.5
Other 21 20 92.3 61.3-98.9 1 7.7 1.1-38.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 58 54 93.6 79.8-98.2 4 6.4 1.8-20.2
No 484 440 90.0 86.0-93.0 44 10.0 7.0-14.0
Education
< High School 145 134 92.7 85.0-96.6 11 7.3 3.4-15.0
High School 179 158 87.3 79.5-92.5 21 12.7 7.5-20.5
> High School 216 200 91.6 85.5-95.3 16 8.4 4.7-14.5
Marital Status
Married 228 210 90.5 84.4-94.3 18 9.5 5.7-15.6
Other 314 284 90.5 85.3-94.0 30 9.5 6.0-14.7
Income
14,999 or less 211 194 90.0 83.0-94.3 17 10.0 5.7-17.0
15,000-24,999 109 97 90.5 80.9-95.5 12 9.5 4.5-19.1
25,000-49,999 89 81 92.8 82.3-97.3 8 7.2 2.7-17.7
50,000 or more 88 82 92.2 81.7-96.9 6 7.8 3.1-18.3
WIC recipient
No 234 219 91.4 85.4-95.1 15 8.6 4.9-14.6
Yes 298 265 89.6 84.1-93.3 33 10.4 6.7-15.9
Medicaid recipient
No 144 132 89.7 81.2-94.6 12 10.3 5.4-18.8
Yes 398 362 90.8 86.4-93.9 36 9.2 6.1-13.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 274 252 91.8 87.9-94.5 22 8.2 5.5-12.1
2500+ grams 268 242 90.4 86.2-93.4 26 9.6 6.6-13.8

*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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