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2011 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 953 125 12.3 10.1-14.9 828 87.7 85.1-89.9
Age
< 20 years 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 235 24 10.8 6.8-16.5 211 89.2 83.5-93.2
25-34 years 503 65 12.0 9.2-15.6 438 88.0 84.4-90.8
35+ years 145 26 13.7 8.6-21.1 119 86.3 78.9-91.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 526 66 11.5 8.8-14.9 460 88.5 85.1-91.2
Non-Hispanic Black 242 29 12.8 8.4-19.1 213 87.2 80.9-91.6
Non-Hispanic Other 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 123 18 11.6 6.8-19.2 105 88.4 80.8-93.2
Education
< High School 169 28 18.1 12.1-26.2 141 81.9 73.8-87.9
High School 191 16 8.0 4.5-13.9 175 92.0 86.1-95.5
> High School 592 81 12.0 9.4-15.2 511 88.0 84.8-90.6
Marital Status
Married 562 86 13.9 11.0-17.5 476 86.1 82.5-89.0
Other 390 39 9.9 6.9-14.1 351 90.1 85.9-93.1
WIC recipient
No 470 72 14.1 10.9-17.9 398 85.9 82.1-89.1
Yes 481 53 10.6 7.7-14.4 428 89.4 85.6-92.3
Medicaid recipient
No 407 63 14.5 11.1-18.8 344 85.5 81.2-88.9
Yes 546 62 10.7 8.0-14.1 484 89.3 85.9-92.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 324 47 13.9 10.6-18.0 277 86.1 82.0-89.4
2500+ grams 629 78 12.1 9.8-15.0 551 87.9 85.0-90.2

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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.

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