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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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WWhat 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 154 148 98.0 94.4-99.3 6 2.0 0.7- 5.6
Age
< 20 years 13 13 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 31 31 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 years 77 74 99.2 97.6-99.8 3 0.8 0.2- 2.4
35+ years 33 30 91.1 72.6-97.6 3 8.9 2.4-27.4
Race
White 95 89 96.6 90.6-98.8 6 3.4 1.2- 9.4
Black 46 46 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Other 13 13 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 20 19 99.0 93.0-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0
No 134 129 97.8 93.5-99.3 5 2.2 0.7- 6.5
Education
< High School 25 24 99.2 94.5-99.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5
High School 41 41 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
> High School 87 82 96.6 89.9-98.9 5 3.4 1.1-10.1
Marital Status
Married 100 94 96.8 91.1-98.9 6 3.2 1.1- 8.9
Other 54 54 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Income
14,999 or less 32 31 99.2 94.4-99.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6
15,000-24,999 33 33 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-49,999 29 28 99.3 95.2-99.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8
50,000 or more 55 51 95.0 84.5-98.5 4 5.0 1.5-15.5
WIC recipient
No 86 80 96.3 89.7-98.7 6 3.7 1.3-10.3
Yes 67 67 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Medicaid recipient
No 80 75 96.3 88.9-98.8 5 3.7 1.2-11.1
Yes 74 73 99.7 97.9- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 56 52 94.0 85.2-97.7 4 6.0 2.3-14.8
2500+ grams 98 96 98.4 93.8-99.6 2 1.6 0.4- 6.2

*Asked only of mothers who reported not doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant.

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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