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No Birth Control: Partner Did Not Want to Use*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 674 618 91.3 87.7-93.9 56 8.7 6.1-12.3
Age
< 20 years 96 81 83.2 69.6-91.4 15 16.8 8.6-30.4
20-24 years 157 144 90.9 81.7-95.7 13 9.1 4.3-18.3
25-34 years 338 314 93.4 88.8-96.3 24 6.6 3.7-11.2
35+ years 83 79 94.9 83.0-98.6 4 5.1 1.4-17.0
Mother's Race
White 473 440 93.7 89.8-96.2 33 6.3 3.8-10.2
African American 183 164 89.8 82.0-94.5 19 10.2 5.5-18.0
Other Minorities 18 14 55.4 25.7-81.7 4 44.6 18.3-74.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 15 12 97.2 88.7-99.3 3 2.8 0.7-11.3
No 659 606 91.2 87.6-93.9 53 8.8 6.1-12.4
Education
< High School 121 106 84.5 72.4-91.9 15 15.5 8.1-27.6
High School 234 209 89.5 82.4-93.9 25 10.5 6.1-17.6
> High School 319 303 95.8 91.9-97.8 16 4.2 2.2- 8.1
Marital Status
Married 473 440 91.9 87.4-94.9 33 8.1 5.1-12.6
Other 201 178 90.1 82.8-94.5 23 9.9 5.5-17.2
Income
15,999 or less 196 177 90.0 81.0-95.0 19 10.0 5.0-19.0
16,000-24,999 97 87 90.7 76.8-96.7 10 9.3 3.3-23.2
25,000-39,999 112 102 91.0 81.6-95.8 10 9.0 4.2-18.4
40,000 or more 231 220 94.8 89.2-97.5 11 5.2 2.5-10.8
WIC recipient
No 398 373 94.2 90.2-96.6 25 5.8 3.4- 9.8
Yes 271 240 87.3 80.2-92.1 31 12.7 7.9-19.8
Medicaid recipient
No 366 342 93.6 89.3-96.2 24 6.4 3.8-10.7
Yes 308 276 88.5 81.8-92.9 32 11.5 7.1-18.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 138 126 91.1 84.9-94.9 12 8.9 5.1-15.1
1500-2499 grams 212 193 91.2 86.5-94.4 19 8.8 5.6-13.5
2500+ grams 322 297 91.3 87.4-94.1 25 8.7 5.9-12.6

*Survey Question:
Why were you or your husband or partner not using any birth control?
9f. My husband or partner didn't want to use birth control

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.