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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? UNSPECIFIED REASON*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 183 134 71.4 63.3-78.4 49 28.6 21.6-36.7
Age
< 20 years 20 17 77.0 48.4-92.3 3 23.0 7.7-51.6
20-24 years 39 29 73.7 53.3-87.3 10 26.3 12.7-46.7
25-34 years 92 65 70.7 59.5-79.8 27 29.3 20.2-40.5
35+ years 32 23 66.3 44.7-82.7 9 33.7 17.3-55.3
Race
White 120 82 66.4 56.1-75.4 38 33.6 24.6-43.9
Black 47 37 78.2 61.1-89.1 10 21.8 10.9-38.9
Other 16 15 91.0 56.8-98.7 1 9.0 1.3-43.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 29 22 83.9 64.5-93.7 7 16.1 6.3-35.5
No 154 112 68.4 59.2-76.3 42 31.6 23.7-40.8
Education
< High School 44 35 76.0 59.2-87.3 9 24.0 12.7-40.8
High School 54 43 80.9 64.9-90.7 11 19.1 9.3-35.1
> High School 85 56 62.2 50.0-73.0 29 37.8 27.0-50.0
Marital Status
Married 112 76 65.4 54.7-74.8 36 34.6 25.2-45.3
Other 71 58 79.9 66.7-88.7 13 20.1 11.3-33.3
Income
14,999 or less 62 50 80.0 66.0-89.2 12 20.0 10.8-34.0
15,000-24,999 19 11 58.7 32.1-81.0 8 41.3 19.0-67.9
25,000-49,999 27 16 49.8 29.6-70.1 11 50.2 29.9-70.4
50,000 or more 55 39 68.1 52.8-80.3 16 31.9 19.7-47.2
WIC recipient
No 89 62 66.5 54.4-76.7 27 33.5 23.3-45.6
Yes 91 70 75.3 63.6-84.1 21 24.7 15.9-36.4
Medicaid recipient
No 83 52 61.0 48.5-72.2 31 39.0 27.8-51.5
Yes 100 82 79.0 68.1-86.9 18 21.0 13.1-31.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 71 57 81.1 70.7-88.4 14 18.9 11.6-29.3
2500+ grams 112 77 70.3 61.3-78.0 35 29.7 22.0-38.7

*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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