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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 257 175 66.9 57.8-75.0 82 33.1 25.0-42.2
Age
< 20 years 28 19 85.2 58.7-95.9 9 14.8 4.1-41.3
20-24 years 60 37 57.9 38.2-75.4 23 42.1 24.6-61.8
25-34 years 136 92 64.3 51.7-75.2 44 35.7 24.8-48.3
35+ years 33 27 76.8 49.3-91.9 6 23.2 8.1-50.7
Race
White 159 112 68.5 57.3-77.9 47 31.5 22.1-42.7
Black 88 56 65.0 47.4-79.4 32 35.0 20.6-52.6
Other 10 7 55.6 17.7-87.9 3 44.4 12.1-82.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 27 21 77.9 47.5-93.2 6 22.1 6.8-52.5
No 230 154 65.4 55.7-74.0 76 34.6 26.0-44.3
Education
< High School 51 43 85.2 65.5-94.5 8 14.8 5.5-34.5
High School 76 47 63.0 45.0-78.0 29 37.0 22.0-55.0
> High School 129 84 59.2 46.1-71.1 45 40.8 28.9-53.9
Marital Status
Married 151 101 62.7 50.8-73.3 50 37.3 26.7-49.2
Other 106 74 73.0 58.2-84.0 32 27.0 16.0-41.8
Income
15,999 or less 81 54 62.2 45.0-76.8 27 37.8 23.2-55.0
16,000-24,999 22 14 84.0 51.9-96.3 8 16.0 3.7-48.1
25,000-39,999 33 23 83.0 60.3-94.0 10 17.0 6.0-39.7
40,000 or more 93 64 59.1 43.7-73.0 29 40.9 27.0-56.3
WIC recipient
No 135 90 65.2 52.2-76.2 45 34.8 23.8-47.8
Yes 120 85 70.1 56.6-80.8 35 29.9 19.2-43.4
Medicaid recipient
No 130 88 66.1 53.2-77.0 42 33.9 23.0-46.8
Yes 127 87 67.8 54.4-78.8 40 32.2 21.2-45.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 85 61 71.7 62.2-79.6 24 28.3 20.4-37.8
1500 - 2499 grams 85 57 68.3 58.2-76.9 28 31.7 23.1-41.8
2500+ grams 87 57 66.6 56.1-75.6 30 33.4 24.4-43.9

#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.

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