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2008 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? MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER DOESN'T WANT TO USE ANYTHING*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 183 162 88.8 82.2-93.2 21 11.2 6.8-17.8
Age
< 20 years 20 15 74.2 46.8-90.4 5 25.8 9.6-53.2
20-24 years 39 37 94.3 73.4-99.0 2 5.7 1.0-26.6
25-34 years 92 79 87.5 77.8-93.3 13 12.5 6.7-22.2
35+ years 32 31 99.0 93.4-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6
Race
White 120 105 85.8 76.7-91.7 15 14.2 8.3-23.3
Black 47 44 98.4 95.1-99.5 3 1.6 0.5- 4.9
Other 16 13 86.0 53.3-97.1 3 14.0 2.9-46.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 29 25 81.7 60.2-92.9 4 18.3 7.1-39.8
No 154 137 90.6 83.6-94.7 17 9.4 5.3-16.4
Education
< High School 44 38 83.7 67.1-92.8 6 16.3 7.2-32.9
High School 54 49 92.3 78.8-97.5 5 7.7 2.5-21.2
> High School 85 75 90.5 81.2-95.5 10 9.5 4.5-18.8
Marital Status
Married 112 97 87.6 78.4-93.2 15 12.4 6.8-21.6
Other 71 65 90.6 78.8-96.1 6 9.4 3.9-21.2
Income
14,999 or less 62 57 89.5 75.9-95.9 5 10.5 4.1-24.1
15,000-24,999 19 17 89.8 59.1-98.2 2 10.2 1.8-40.9
25,000-49,999 27 23 88.7 69.6-96.4 4 11.3 3.6-30.4
50,000 or more 55 48 90.7 78.5-96.3 7 9.3 3.7-21.5
WIC recipient
No 89 77 88.9 79.4-94.3 12 11.1 5.7-20.6
Yes 91 82 88.6 77.9-94.5 9 11.4 5.5-22.1
Medicaid recipient
No 83 73 88.8 78.6-94.5 10 11.2 5.5-21.4
Yes 100 89 88.9 78.9-94.5 11 11.1 5.5-21.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 71 62 88.0 78.6-93.6 9 12.0 6.4-21.4
2500+ grams 112 100 88.9 81.4-93.6 12 11.1 6.4-18.6

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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