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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you or your husband or partner doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 422 284 68.2 62.7-73.3 138 31.8 26.7-37.3
Age
< 25 years 132 85 63.9 53.6-73.1 47 36.1 26.9-46.4
25-34 years 216 150 70.2 62.6-76.8 66 29.8 23.2-37.4
35+ years 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 198 138 68.7 61.2-75.4 60 31.3 24.6-38.8
Non-Hispanic Black 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 117 86 77.6 67.9-85.0 31 22.4 15.0-32.1
> High School 247 160 63.6 56.2-70.4 87 36.4 29.6-43.8
Marital Status
Married 200 136 67.1 59.5-73.9 64 32.9 26.1-40.5
Other 222 148 69.1 61.2-76.1 74 30.9 23.9-38.8
Medicaid recipient
No 161 110 66.4 57.6-74.3 51 33.6 25.7-42.4
Yes 261 174 69.3 62.2-75.6 87 30.7 24.4-37.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 143 99 70.4 62.4-77.3 44 29.6 22.7-37.6
2500+ grams 279 185 68.0 62.0-73.5 94 32.0 26.5-38.0

1Asked of mothers who reported not trying to get pregnant.
2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.
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.
The overall weighted response rate in 2018 was 53%.

This page was generated on 10OCT19

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