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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? I THOUGHT MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER WAS STERILE*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 427 398 93.6 90.4-95.7 29 6.4 4.3- 9.6
Age
< 20 years 74 67 91.1 80.6-96.2 7 8.9 3.8-19.4
20-24 years 142 131 93.8 87.6-97.0 11 6.2 3.0-12.4
25-34 years 154 147 94.7 89.0-97.6 7 5.3 2.4-11.0
35+ years 57 53 93.0 81.6-97.6 4 7.0 2.4-18.4
Race
White 255 239 94.9 91.0-97.2 16 5.1 2.8- 9.0
Black 152 141 91.8 85.0-95.6 11 8.2 4.4-15.0
Other 20 18 88.9 64.7-97.2 2 11.1 2.8-35.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 53 50 94.4 81.9-98.5 3 5.6 1.5-18.1
No 374 348 93.4 90.0-95.7 26 6.6 4.3-10.0
Education
< High School 105 96 93.6 86.1-97.1 9 6.4 2.9-13.9
High School 152 140 92.3 85.8-95.9 12 7.7 4.1-14.2
> High School 170 162 94.7 89.5-97.4 8 5.3 2.6-10.5
Marital Status
Married 181 172 94.7 89.5-97.4 9 5.3 2.6-10.5
Other 246 226 92.8 88.2-95.6 20 7.2 4.4-11.8
Income
14,999 or less 178 164 92.9 87.2-96.2 14 7.1 3.8-12.8
15,000-24,999 61 57 94.9 84.9-98.4 4 5.1 1.6-15.1
25,000-49,999 76 71 92.6 82.4-97.1 5 7.4 2.9-17.6
50,000 or more 76 73 96.5 88.3-99.0 3 3.5 1.0-11.7
WIC recipient
No 176 167 94.7 89.5-97.4 9 5.3 2.6-10.5
Yes 246 226 92.7 88.2-95.6 20 7.3 4.4-11.8
Medicaid recipient
No 120 115 95.5 88.9-98.2 5 4.5 1.8-11.1
Yes 307 283 92.8 88.9-95.4 24 7.2 4.6-11.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 152 141 92.1 86.5-95.5 11 7.9 4.5-13.5
2500+ grams 275 257 93.7 90.2-96.0 18 6.3 4.0- 9.8

*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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