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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring 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? I DON'T WANT TO USE BIRTH CONTROL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 257 191 71.6 62.5-79.2 66 28.4 20.8-37.5
Age
< 20 years 28 20 55.4 27.3-80.5 8 44.6 19.5-72.7
20-24 years 60 43 79.8 59.9-91.3 17 20.2 8.7-40.1
25-34 years 136 103 72.5 60.2-82.2 33 27.5 17.8-39.8
35+ years 33 25 67.7 41.0-86.3 8 32.3 13.7-59.0
Race
White 159 121 74.1 63.0-82.8 38 25.9 17.2-37.0
Black 88 63 61.7 43.8-76.9 25 38.3 23.1-56.2
Other 10 7 94.6 80.8-98.7 3 5.4 1.3-19.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 27 24 80.1 48.2-94.6 3 19.9 5.4-51.8
No 230 167 70.4 60.7-78.6 63 29.6 21.4-39.3
Education
< High School 51 37 66.6 46.3-82.2 14 33.4 17.8-53.7
High School 76 57 73.0 54.9-85.7 19 27.0 14.3-45.1
> High School 129 96 73.5 60.6-83.3 33 26.5 16.7-39.4
Marital Status
Married 151 106 68.4 56.5-78.3 45 31.6 21.7-43.5
Other 106 85 76.2 60.9-86.7 21 23.8 13.3-39.1
Income
15,999 or less 81 68 76.9 59.0-88.5 13 23.1 11.5-41.0
16,000-24,999 22 14 64.6 31.0-88.1 8 35.4 11.9-69.0
25,000-39,999 33 21 69.5 44.0-86.9 12 30.5 13.1-56.0
40,000 or more 93 67 74.6 59.5-85.5 26 25.4 14.5-40.5
WIC recipient
No 135 97 67.6 54.6-78.3 38 32.4 21.7-45.4
Yes 120 92 75.0 61.4-85.0 28 25.0 15.0-38.6
Medicaid recipient
No 130 90 65.8 52.8-76.7 40 34.2 23.3-47.2
Yes 127 101 77.4 63.9-86.9 26 22.6 13.1-36.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 85 66 77.4 68.2-84.5 19 22.6 15.5-31.8
1500 - 2499 grams 85 63 74.5 64.6-82.4 22 25.5 17.6-35.4
2500+ grams 87 62 71.0 60.6-79.6 25 29.0 20.4-39.4

#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 24NOV03

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