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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What were your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER DIDN'T WANT TO USE ANYTHING*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 320 252 80.1 74.4-84.8 68 19.9 15.2-25.6
Age
< 20 years 61 39 63.0 47.8-76.0 22 37.0 24.0-52.2
20-24 years 97 78 80.1 68.9-88.0 19 19.9 12.0-31.1
25-34 years 127 108 86.1 77.3-91.9 19 13.9 8.1-22.7
35+ years 35 27 92.1 81.3-96.9 8 7.9 3.1-18.7
Race
White 197 161 81.2 73.9-86.8 36 18.8 13.2-26.1
Black 107 78 77.3 66.2-85.5 29 22.7 14.5-33.8
Other 16 13 88.0 61.0-97.2 3 12.0 2.8-39.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 39 32 81.1 63.0-91.5 7 18.9 8.5-37.0
No 281 220 80.0 73.7-85.0 61 20.0 15.0-26.3
Education
< High School 80 60 75.3 61.8-85.2 20 24.7 14.8-38.2
High School 118 88 79.4 69.7-86.5 30 20.6 13.5-30.3
> High School 121 103 84.5 75.3-90.7 18 15.5 9.3-24.7
Marital Status
Married 129 107 81.0 71.5-87.8 22 19.0 12.2-28.5
Other 191 145 79.6 71.9-85.6 46 20.4 14.4-28.1
Income
14,999 or less 97 68 70.9 58.6-80.8 29 29.1 19.2-41.4
15,000-24,999 90 69 79.5 68.5-87.3 21 20.5 12.7-31.5
25,000-49,999 59 49 85.5 70.8-93.5 10 14.5 6.5-29.2
50,000 or more 51 47 92.9 80.9-97.6 4 7.1 2.4-19.1
WIC recipient
No 114 94 86.2 77.5-91.9 20 13.8 8.1-22.5
Yes 206 158 77.0 69.3-83.2 48 23.0 16.8-30.7
Medicaid recipient
No 95 82 85.9 75.7-92.2 13 14.1 7.8-24.3
Yes 225 170 77.9 70.7-83.7 55 22.1 16.3-29.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 120 89 73.9 65.4-81.0 31 26.1 19.0-34.6
2500+ grams 200 163 80.7 74.4-85.8 37 19.3 14.2-25.6

*Asked of mothers that reported that they did not try to get pregnant and were not using anything 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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