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No Birth Control: Partner Did Not Want to Use*

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1396 1275 91.4 89.2-93.1 121 8.6 6.9-10.8
Age
< 20 years 190 155 82.2 73.5-88.4 35 17.8 11.6-26.5
20-24 years 327 295 91.5 86.8-94.6 32 8.5 5.4-13.2
25-34 years 709 668 94.1 91.3-96.0 41 5.9 4.0- 8.7
35+ years 170 157 90.0 81.8-94.7 13 10.0 5.3-18.2
Mother's Race
White 977 911 93.3 90.9-95.0 66 6.7 5.0- 9.1
African American 370 320 83.9 77.6-88.8 50 16.1 11.2-22.4
Other Minorities 49 44 94.9 80.9-98.8 5 5.1 1.2-19.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 90 80 89.0 78.5-94.8 10 11.0 5.2-21.5
No 1306 1195 91.6 89.3-93.4 111 8.4 6.6-10.7
Education
< High School 310 268 86.8 80.8-91.1 42 13.2 8.9-19.2
High School 430 385 88.2 83.3-91.8 45 11.8 8.2-16.7
> High School 655 621 95.4 93.0-97.0 34 4.6 3.0- 7.0
Marital Status
Married 971 907 93.0 90.5-94.8 64 7.0 5.2- 9.5
Other 425 368 87.2 82.1-91.0 57 12.8 9.0-17.9
Income
15,999 or less 377 325 86.8 81.4-90.8 52 13.2 9.2-18.6
16,000-24,999 188 167 85.4 77.0-91.1 21 14.6 8.9-23.0
25,000-39,999 211 196 91.7 85.7-95.4 15 8.3 4.6-14.3
40,000 or more 484 467 97.3 94.8-98.6 17 2.7 1.4- 5.2
WIC recipient
No 768 732 96.1 94.0-97.5 36 3.9 2.5- 6.0
Yes 615 531 85.4 81.2-88.8 84 14.6 11.2-18.8
Medicaid recipient
No 754 714 94.8 92.4-96.5 40 5.2 3.5- 7.6
Yes 642 561 87.0 82.9-90.2 81 13.0 9.8-17.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 249 234 93.8 89.9-96.3 15 6.2 3.7-10.1
1500-2499 grams 428 380 88.1 84.5-90.9 48 11.9 9.1-15.5
2500+ grams 715 658 91.6 89.2-93.4 57 8.4 6.6-10.8

*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.