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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you trying to become pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 605 295 51.1 46.4-55.6 310 48.9 44.4-53.6
Age
< 20 years 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 138 95 65.8 55.8-74.6 43 34.2 25.4-44.2
25-34 years 338 123 38.6 32.8-44.8 215 61.4 55.2-67.2
35+ years 83 38 49.4 37.1-61.8 45 50.6 38.2-62.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 344 134 40.2 34.5-46.2 210 59.8 53.8-65.5
Non-Hispanic Black 142 101 76.3 66.9-83.7 41 23.7 16.3-33.1
Non-Hispanic Other 30 13 45.2 26.6-65.2 17 54.8 34.8-73.4
Latina 81 40 51.7 39.4-63.7 41 48.3 36.3-60.6
Education
< High School 88 57 67.7 55.5-77.9 31 32.3 22.1-44.5
High School 114 75 63.8 52.9-73.5 39 36.2 26.5-47.1
> High School 403 163 43.0 37.6-48.7 240 57.0 51.3-62.4
Marital Status
Married 364 114 32.2 27.1-37.8 250 67.8 62.2-72.9
Other 241 181 75.9 68.8-81.8 60 24.1 18.2-31.2
WIC recipient
No 281 87 32.4 26.5-38.9 194 67.6 61.1-73.5
Yes 321 207 66.6 60.2-72.4 114 33.4 27.6-39.8
Medicaid recipient
No 315 94 31.1 25.6-37.3 221 68.9 62.7-74.4
Yes 290 201 71.8 65.3-77.4 89 28.2 22.6-34.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 198 104 55.5 48.4-62.3 94 44.5 37.7-51.6
2500+ grams 407 191 50.7 45.7-55.6 216 49.3 44.4-54.3

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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