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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 AM NOT HAVING SEX*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 183 137 74.7 66.6-81.4 46 25.3 18.6-33.4
Age
< 20 years 20 11 64.6 38.7-84.0 9 35.4 16.0-61.3
20-24 years 39 30 76.4 56.1-89.2 9 23.6 10.8-43.9
25-34 years 92 71 75.8 64.5-84.4 21 24.2 15.6-35.5
35+ years 32 25 76.4 54.9-89.6 7 23.6 10.4-45.1
Race
White 120 97 79.8 70.1-87.0 23 20.2 13.0-29.9
Black 47 27 59.7 42.2-75.1 20 40.3 24.9-57.8
Other 16 13 75.6 45.8-91.9 3 24.4 8.1-54.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 29 21 73.7 52.2-87.8 8 26.3 12.2-47.8
No 154 116 74.9 66.0-82.1 38 25.1 17.9-34.0
Education
< High School 44 30 73.5 57.1-85.2 14 26.5 14.8-42.9
High School 54 36 66.0 48.8-79.8 18 34.0 20.2-51.2
> High School 85 71 80.9 69.4-88.8 14 19.1 11.2-30.6
Marital Status
Married 112 95 83.7 74.0-90.2 17 16.3 9.8-26.0
Other 71 42 62.0 48.2-74.1 29 38.0 25.9-51.8
Income
14,999 or less 62 39 64.5 49.6-76.9 23 35.5 23.1-50.4
15,000-24,999 19 15 86.4 59.7-96.5 4 13.6 3.5-40.3
25,000-49,999 27 23 84.5 63.1-94.5 4 15.5 5.5-36.9
50,000 or more 55 48 81.4 65.9-90.8 7 18.6 9.2-34.1
WIC recipient
No 89 73 79.5 67.6-87.7 16 20.5 12.3-32.4
Yes 91 62 70.5 58.7-80.1 29 29.5 19.9-41.3
Medicaid recipient
No 83 70 81.6 69.9-89.5 13 18.4 10.5-30.1
Yes 100 67 69.6 58.2-79.1 33 30.4 20.9-41.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 71 52 71.2 59.5-80.6 19 28.8 19.4-40.5
2500+ grams 112 85 75.1 66.0-82.3 27 24.9 17.7-34.0

*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.

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