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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? I WANT TO GET PREGNANT*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 154 127 83.5 75.6-89.2 27 16.5 10.8-24.4
Age
< 20 years 13 12 98.6 90.5-99.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5
20-24 years 31 26 79.5 56.9-92.0 5 20.5 8.0-43.1
25-34 years 77 63 82.4 70.7-90.0 14 17.6 10.0-29.3
35+ years 33 26 81.3 59.3-92.8 7 18.7 7.2-40.7
Race
White 95 76 83.6 73.7-90.3 19 16.4 9.7-26.3
Black 46 39 81.5 64.3-91.5 7 18.5 8.5-35.7
Other 13 12 90.9 55.5-98.8 1 9.1 1.2-44.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 20 18 93.2 68.8-98.8 2 6.8 1.2-31.2
No 134 109 81.7 72.8-88.2 25 18.3 11.8-27.2
Education
< High School 25 22 91.9 68.3-98.4 3 8.1 1.6-31.7
High School 41 33 79.1 60.2-90.5 8 20.9 9.5-39.8
> High School 87 72 82.8 72.0-90.1 15 17.2 9.9-28.0
Marital Status
Married 100 81 82.1 72.2-89.0 19 17.9 11.0-27.8
Other 54 46 85.8 70.2-94.0 8 14.2 6.0-29.8
Income
14,999 or less 32 27 87.3 65.7-96.1 5 12.7 3.9-34.3
15,000-24,999 33 27 83.3 64.2-93.3 6 16.7 6.7-35.8
25,000-49,999 29 24 78.5 55.2-91.6 5 21.5 8.4-44.8
50,000 or more 55 44 82.0 67.9-90.7 11 18.0 9.3-32.1
WIC recipient
No 86 68 79.1 67.8-87.1 18 20.9 12.9-32.2
Yes 67 59 90.0 76.8-96.0 8 10.0 4.0-23.2
Medicaid recipient
No 80 63 80.5 69.1-88.5 17 19.5 11.5-30.9
Yes 74 64 86.3 73.9-93.4 10 13.7 6.6-26.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 56 46 83.4 71.9-90.9 10 16.6 9.1-28.1
2500+ grams 98 81 83.5 74.8-89.6 17 16.5 10.4-25.2

*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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