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

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 426 341 80.2 75.5-84.3 85 19.8 15.7-24.5
Age
< 20 years 74 49 68.5 55.1-79.5 25 31.5 20.5-44.9
20-24 years 141 106 72.5 62.8-80.4 35 27.5 19.6-37.2
25-34 years 154 136 89.8 83.2-93.9 18 10.2 6.1-16.8
35+ years 57 50 88.5 76.4-94.8 7 11.5 5.2-23.6
Race
White 255 201 79.1 72.9-84.2 54 20.9 15.8-27.1
Black 151 121 79.3 70.3-86.1 30 20.7 13.9-29.7
Other 20 19 99.1 93.9-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 53 42 83.8 69.5-92.1 11 16.2 7.9-30.5
No 373 299 79.7 74.5-84.0 74 20.3 16.0-25.5
Education
< High School 104 77 76.3 65.8-84.4 27 23.7 15.6-34.2
High School 152 121 78.8 70.1-85.5 31 21.2 14.5-29.9
> High School 170 143 84.3 77.0-89.5 27 15.7 10.5-23.0
Marital Status
Married 181 154 85.3 78.4-90.2 27 14.7 9.8-21.6
Other 245 187 76.5 69.7-82.2 58 23.5 17.8-30.3
Income
14,999 or less 178 139 77.8 69.6-84.3 39 22.2 15.7-30.4
15,000-24,999 61 48 78.0 63.3-87.9 13 22.0 12.1-36.7
25,000-49,999 76 59 76.7 64.3-85.8 17 23.3 14.2-35.7
50,000 or more 76 69 93.1 84.4-97.1 7 6.9 2.9-15.6
WIC recipient
No 176 150 85.7 78.9-90.6 26 14.3 9.4-21.1
Yes 245 187 76.2 69.4-81.9 58 23.8 18.1-30.6
Medicaid recipient
No 120 101 86.1 77.9-91.5 19 13.9 8.5-22.1
Yes 306 240 78.0 72.0-83.0 66 22.0 17.0-28.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 152 118 76.8 69.5-82.9 34 23.2 17.1-30.5
2500+ grams 274 223 80.6 75.3-84.9 51 19.4 15.1-24.7

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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