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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? I DON'T WANT TO USE BIRTH CONTROL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 154 119 79.8 71.5-86.1 35 20.2 13.9-28.5
Age
< 20 years 13 13 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 31 22 77.7 55.9-90.6 9 22.3 9.4-44.1
25-34 years 77 55 73.8 61.2-83.5 22 26.2 16.5-38.8
35+ years 33 29 85.9 65.5-95.1 4 14.1 4.9-34.5
Race
White 95 73 79.7 69.2-87.3 22 20.3 12.7-30.8
Black 46 37 81.9 65.1-91.7 9 18.1 8.3-34.9
Other 13 9 71.2 35.9-91.6 4 28.8 8.4-64.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 20 16 86.1 62.0-95.9 4 13.9 4.1-38.0
No 134 103 78.6 69.4-85.6 31 21.4 14.4-30.6
Education
< High School 25 21 81.3 56.7-93.5 4 18.7 6.5-43.3
High School 41 32 84.0 66.6-93.3 9 16.0 6.7-33.4
> High School 87 65 77.0 65.7-85.5 22 23.0 14.5-34.3
Marital Status
Married 100 75 75.4 64.6-83.7 25 24.6 16.3-35.4
Other 54 44 86.8 71.8-94.4 10 13.2 5.6-28.2
Income
14,999 or less 32 25 87.6 68.1-95.9 7 12.4 4.1-31.9
15,000-24,999 33 26 78.4 58.2-90.4 7 21.6 9.6-41.8
25,000-49,999 29 20 77.5 56.6-90.1 9 22.5 9.9-43.4
50,000 or more 55 43 74.9 59.7-85.7 12 25.1 14.3-40.3
WIC recipient
No 86 62 74.7 63.0-83.6 24 25.3 16.4-37.0
Yes 67 56 85.3 71.9-92.9 11 14.7 7.1-28.1
Medicaid recipient
No 80 61 76.7 64.6-85.6 19 23.3 14.4-35.4
Yes 74 58 82.7 70.3-90.6 16 17.3 9.4-29.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 56 41 73.0 59.9-83.0 15 27.0 17.0-40.1
2500+ grams 98 78 80.4 71.3-87.2 20 19.6 12.8-28.7

*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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