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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Are you or your husband or partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 964 114 11.0 9.0-13.5 850 89.0 86.5-91.0
Age
< 20 years 83 9 8.8 3.8-19.2 74 91.2 80.8-96.2
20-24 years 222 29 13.2 8.8-19.1 193 86.8 80.9-91.2
25-34 years 499 54 9.4 6.9-12.7 445 90.6 87.3-93.1
35+ years 160 22 14.7 9.3-22.3 138 85.3 77.7-90.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 591 68 11.5 8.9-14.8 523 88.5 85.2-91.1
Non-Hispanic Black 203 24 9.0 5.4-14.7 179 91.0 85.3-94.6
Non-Hispanic Other 52 8 15.0 6.7-30.0 44 85.0 70.0-93.3
Latina 112 12 10.7 5.7-19.2 100 89.3 80.8-94.3
Education
< High School 151 18 10.0 5.5-17.5 133 90.0 82.5-94.5
High School 247 32 12.3 8.4-17.8 215 87.7 82.2-91.6
> High School 563 64 10.8 8.3-14.0 499 89.2 86.0-91.7
Marital Status
Married 615 77 12.8 10.1-16.1 538 87.2 83.9-89.9
Other 349 37 8.6 5.7-12.7 312 91.4 87.3-94.3
WIC recipient
No 528 70 12.1 9.3-15.6 458 87.9 84.4-90.7
Yes 431 44 10.2 7.2-14.1 387 89.8 85.9-92.8
Medicaid recipient
No 473 65 13.0 10.0-16.8 408 87.0 83.2-90.0
Yes 491 49 9.4 6.8-13.0 442 90.6 87.0-93.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 325 43 13.6 10.2-17.8 282 86.4 82.2-89.8
2500+ grams 639 71 10.8 8.6-13.5 568 89.2 86.5-91.4

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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 16NOV12

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