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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you or your husband or partner doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO (UNCHECKED) YES (CHECKED)
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 560 298 54.0 49.1-58.8 262 46.0 41.2-50.9
Age
< 20 years 96 56 61.0 48.8-72.0 40 39.0 28.0-51.2
20-24 years 165 94 56.1 47.0-64.7 71 43.9 35.3-53.0
25-34 years 239 114 48.3 41.0-55.6 125 51.7 44.4-59.0
35+ years 60 34 58.5 43.8-71.8 26 41.5 28.2-56.2
Race
White 354 182 52.3 46.3-58.1 172 47.7 41.9-53.7
Black 183 103 57.2 48.1-65.9 80 42.8 34.1-51.9
Other 23 13 54.6 30.9-76.3 10 45.4 23.7-69.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 72 33 51.2 38.2-64.1 39 48.8 35.9-61.8
No 488 265 54.4 49.2-59.6 223 45.6 40.4-50.8
Education
< High School 132 71 55.8 45.4-65.7 61 44.2 34.3-54.6
High School 190 112 58.5 50.1-66.4 78 41.5 33.6-49.9
> High School 236 114 48.8 41.5-56.1 122 51.2 43.9-58.5
Marital Status
Married 235 121 53.1 45.9-60.1 114 46.9 39.9-54.1
Other 325 177 54.6 48.0-61.0 148 45.4 39.0-52.0
Income
14,999 or less 145 90 60.9 50.8-70.1 55 39.1 29.9-49.2
15,000-24,999 166 83 51.6 42.9-60.2 83 48.4 39.8-57.1
25,000-49,999 122 57 45.3 35.2-55.8 65 54.7 44.2-64.8
50,000 or more 84 47 60.8 49.0-71.5 37 39.2 28.5-51.0
WIC recipient
No 205 108 54.2 46.4-61.8 97 45.8 38.2-53.6
Yes 353 190 54.1 47.9-60.2 163 45.9 39.8-52.1
Medicaid recipient
No 167 87 54.3 45.7-62.7 80 45.7 37.3-54.3
Yes 393 211 53.8 47.9-59.6 182 46.2 40.4-52.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 205 109 52.8 46.0-59.5 96 47.2 40.5-54.0
2500+ grams 355 189 54.1 48.8-59.3 166 45.9 40.7-51.2

*Asked only of mothers who reported not trying to get 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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