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2009 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 154 112 75.0 66.2-82.1 42 25.0 17.9-33.8
Age
< 20 years 13 9 77.7 45.9-93.5 4 22.3 6.5-54.1
20-24 years 31 24 86.1 68.2-94.7 7 13.9 5.3-31.8
25-34 years 77 56 76.1 63.5-85.4 21 23.9 14.6-36.5
35+ years 33 23 58.3 37.7-76.3 10 41.7 23.7-62.3
Race
White 95 65 68.3 56.7-78.0 30 31.7 22.0-43.3
Black 46 37 81.9 65.1-91.7 9 18.1 8.3-34.9
Other 13 10 94.2 80.9-98.4 3 5.8 1.6-19.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 20 10 49.4 26.4-72.8 10 50.6 27.2-73.6
No 134 102 79.7 70.9-86.3 32 20.3 13.7-29.1
Education
< High School 25 16 72.2 48.5-87.8 9 27.8 12.2-51.5
High School 41 35 88.6 71.4-96.1 6 11.4 3.9-28.6
> High School 87 60 69.2 57.2-79.0 27 30.8 21.0-42.8
Marital Status
Married 100 71 70.0 58.9-79.2 29 30.0 20.8-41.1
Other 54 41 82.9 67.5-91.9 13 17.1 8.1-32.5
Income
14,999 or less 32 22 75.5 53.0-89.3 10 24.5 10.7-47.0
15,000-24,999 33 22 70.3 50.4-84.7 11 29.7 15.3-49.6
25,000-49,999 29 25 88.5 67.7-96.6 4 11.5 3.4-32.3
50,000 or more 55 38 68.3 53.2-80.3 17 31.7 19.7-46.8
WIC recipient
No 86 63 69.9 57.5-79.9 23 30.1 20.1-42.5
Yes 67 48 80.4 67.3-89.1 19 19.6 10.9-32.7
Medicaid recipient
No 80 58 71.2 58.6-81.2 22 28.8 18.8-41.4
Yes 74 54 78.6 65.7-87.5 20 21.4 12.5-34.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 56 39 68.4 55.0-79.3 17 31.6 20.7-45.0
2500+ grams 98 73 75.6 66.0-83.2 25 24.4 16.8-34.0

*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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