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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? I DON'T WANT TO USE BIRTH CONTROL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 123 90 72.9 62.9-81.0 33 27.1 19.0-37.1
Age
< 20 years 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
25-34 years 59 44 76.9 62.8-86.8 15 23.1 13.2-37.2
35+ years 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 63 44 69.9 56.0-80.8 19 30.1 19.2-44.0
Non-Hispanic Black 32 22 61.9 39.3-80.3 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 71 50 69.6 56.0-80.5 21 30.4 19.5-44.0
Marital Status
Married 72 52 72.5 59.6-82.5 20 27.5 17.5-40.4
Other 51 38 73.3 56.8-85.1 13 26.7 14.9-43.2
WIC recipient
No 55 41 75.1 60.7-85.4 14 24.9 14.6-39.3
Yes 67 48 70.4 55.7-81.8 19 29.6 18.2-44.3
Medicaid recipient
No 64 48 75.3 61.4-85.3 16 24.7 14.7-38.6
Yes 59 42 70.7 55.7-82.2 17 29.3 17.8-44.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 42 32 78.1 63.4-88.0 *** *** ***
2500+ grams 81 58 72.4 61.5-81.1 23 27.6 18.9-38.5

*Asked only of mothers who reported not doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant.

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response ratewas 51%.

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

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

Note: New data entry/data processing system introduced starting with 2012 PRAMS data.
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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