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2011 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? I DIDN'T MIND IF I GOT PREGNANT*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 274 165 61.7 54.7-68.2 109 38.3 31.8-45.3
Age
< 20 years 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 94 60 65.3 53.4-75.6 34 34.7 24.4-46.6
25-34 years 125 68 55.8 45.5-65.7 57 44.2 34.3-54.5
35+ years 32 16 40.6 22.8-61.2 16 59.4 38.8-77.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 126 67 52.0 42.1-61.9 59 48.0 38.1-57.9
Non-Hispanic Black 105 69 76.3 66.0-84.3 36 23.7 15.7-34.0
Non-Hispanic Other 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 61 46 76.5 61.5-87.0 15 23.5 13.0-38.5
High School 71 46 67.9 54.0-79.1 25 32.1 20.9-46.0
> High School 142 73 51.5 42.0-60.8 69 48.5 39.2-58.0
Marital Status
Married 102 44 40.5 30.2-51.6 58 59.5 48.4-69.8
Other 172 121 74.8 66.4-81.7 51 25.2 18.3-33.6
WIC recipient
No 85 43 50.9 38.9-62.8 42 49.1 37.2-61.1
Yes 186 120 66.8 58.3-74.3 66 33.2 25.7-41.7
Medicaid recipient
No 60 28 41.2 28.2-55.6 32 58.8 44.4-71.8
Yes 214 137 68.0 60.2-74.9 77 32.0 25.1-39.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 106 63 60.2 50.8-69.0 43 39.8 31.0-49.2
2500+ grams 168 102 61.8 54.2-68.9 66 38.2 31.1-45.8

*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 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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