2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Moitoring 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?1
Reasons for not using birth control Total Respondent NO  YES 
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
I want to get pregnant  208 177 87.3 81.2-91.7  31 12.7 8.3-18.8 
I am pregnant now 208 204 97.3 91.7-99.1  4 2.7 0.9- 8.3 
I had my tubes tied or blocked 211 193 91.1 84.2-95.1  18 8.9 4.9-15.8 
I don't want to use birth control^ 210 135 64.0 55.8-71.4  75 36.0 28.6-44.2 
I am worried about side effects from birth control^ 212 136 65.3 57.0-72.7  76 34.7 27.3-43.0 
I am not having sex^ 211 152 74.0 65.9-80.7  59 26.0 19.3-34.1 
My husband or partner doesn't want to use anything 210 182 86.1 79.1-91.0  28 13.9 9.0-20.9 
I have problems paying for birth control 208 194 92.8 87.1-96.1  14 7.2 3.9-12.9 
Other unspecified  211 177 85.5 79.1-90.2  34 14.5 9.8-20.9 
1Asked only of mothers who reported not doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant.
^Detailed tables are available for the following reasons: Don't want to use birth control;  Worries about contraception side effects; Abstinance.
#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.
This page was generated on 9/19/2019