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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? I DON'T THINK I CAN GET PREGNANT (STERILE)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 181 173 95.0 89.7-97.7 8 5.0 2.3-10.3
Age
< 20 years 19 17 83.9 53.6-95.9 2 16.1 4.1-46.4
20-24 years 39 39 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 years 91 89 97.3 89.7-99.3 2 2.7 0.7-10.3
35+ years 32 28 88.3 68.3-96.3 4 11.7 3.7-31.7
Race
White 119 112 93.8 86.5-97.3 7 6.2 2.7-13.5
Black 46 45 96.6 79.8-99.5 1 3.4 0.5-20.2
Other 16 16 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 28 26 90.4 68.6-97.6 2 9.6 2.4-31.4
No 153 147 96.1 90.8-98.4 6 3.9 1.6- 9.2
Education
< High School 43 41 94.1 79.2-98.5 2 5.9 1.5-20.8
High School 54 53 97.0 81.5-99.6 1 3.0 0.4-18.5
> High School 84 79 94.5 85.9-98.0 5 5.5 2.0-14.1
Marital Status
Married 110 104 94.6 87.3-97.8 6 5.4 2.2-12.7
Other 71 69 95.7 84.4-98.9 2 4.3 1.1-15.6
Income
14,999 or less 62 61 97.9 86.3-99.7 1 2.1 0.3-13.7
15,000-24,999 19 18 91.1 57.4-98.7 1 8.9 1.3-42.6
25,000-49,999 27 27 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
50,000 or more 54 49 91.5 78.8-96.9 5 8.5 3.1-21.2
WIC recipient
No 88 82 93.1 84.0-97.2 6 6.9 2.8-16.0
Yes 90 88 96.6 87.5-99.2 2 3.4 0.8-12.5
Medicaid recipient
No 82 77 94.5 85.8-98.0 5 5.5 2.0-14.2
Yes 99 96 95.5 86.9-98.5 3 4.5 1.5-13.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 70 68 97.3 90.0-99.3 2 2.7 0.7-10.0
2500+ grams 111 105 94.8 88.8-97.7 6 5.2 2.3-11.2

*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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