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What are your reasons for not using any birth control now?*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Want to get pregnant
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Think, can't get pregnant
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Not having sex
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Other
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 154 36  22.0  (15.9-29.6) 37  25.1  (17.9-34.0) 16   8.1  ( 4.8-13.4) 65  44.8  (35.9-54.0)
GENDER          
Female 154 36  22.0  (15.9-29.6) 37  25.1  (17.9-34.0) 16   8.1  ( 4.8-13.4) 65  44.8  (35.9-54.0)
RACE          
White 104 28  26.1  (18.1-36.0) 30  31.5  (21.9-42.9)  8   5.3  ( 2.5-10.8) 38  37.1  (27.0-48.6)
African American  34  4  10.6  ( 3.8-26.5)  5  16.7  ( 6.6-36.4)  5  11.1  ( 4.4-25.7) 20  61.5  (42.2-77.8)
AGE          
18-24  16  2  12.6  ( 3.1-39.4)  2   8.2  ( 1.8-29.9)  2  12.6  ( 3.1-39.4) 10  66.6  (40.9-85.2)
25-34  63 25  37.7  (25.5-51.7)  9  18.2  ( 8.3-35.3)  6   6.7  ( 2.8-15.0) 23  37.4  (24.3-52.7)
35-44  75  9  10.9  ( 5.6-20.4) 26  35.7  (24.7-48.5)  8   8.1  ( 3.9-16.3) 32  45.2  (32.7-58.3)
EDUCATION          
Less Than H.S.  10  1  12.4  ( 1.7-53.3)  5  45.9  (18.4-76.1)  2  18.5  ( 4.5-52.4)  2  23.2  ( 4.9-64.0)
H.S. or G.E.D.  58  6  10.4  ( 4.6-21.6) 12  19.6  (11.1-32.4)  5   8.2  ( 3.2-19.2) 35  61.8  (48.0-73.9)
Some Post-H.S.  41 12  24.4  (13.3-40.4) 12  34.4  (18.8-54.4)  4   7.1  ( 2.5-18.7) 13  34.0  (18.5-53.9)
College Graduate  45 17  37.8  (23.6-54.5)  8  16.5  ( 7.9-31.1)  5   6.3  ( 2.5-14.7) 15  39.5  (23.4-58.2)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME          
Less than $15,000   5    1  17.9  ( 2.3-67.3)  1  18.6  ( 2.4-68.4)  3  63.5  (20.7-92.0)
$15,000- 24,999  28  3  12.0  ( 3.6-32.9)  5  14.7  ( 5.8-32.6)  5  17.1  ( 6.9-36.4) 15  56.2  (36.4-74.2)
$25,000- 34,999  24  3  13.6  ( 4.4-35.1)  6  23.2  ( 9.5-46.4)  3   9.0  ( 2.7-26.6) 12  54.2  (32.6-74.3)
$35,000- 49,999  28  8  25.6  (12.6-44.9)  8  34.5  (18.3-55.5)  2   7.1  ( 1.5-26.9) 10  32.8  (17.9-52.3)
$50,000+  53 16  25.6  (15.1-39.8) 14  28.2  (15.5-45.6)  3   3.7  ( 1.1-11.8) 20  42.6  (26.9-60.0)

*This question is asked to female respondents who reported being ages 18-44 years old and reported not using birth control.
First three most frequent response categories presented here. OTHER category was formed from the remaining responses.
#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.