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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you or your husband or partner doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 965 518 52.2 47.9-56.4 447 47.8 43.6-52.1
Age
< 20 years 173 98 52.9 42.8-62.8 75 47.1 37.2-57.2
20-24 years 322 164 50.8 43.5-58.0 158 49.2 42.0-56.5
25-34 years 372 196 51.4 44.6-58.2 176 48.6 41.8-55.4
35+ years 98 60 58.7 45.2-71.1 38 41.3 28.9-54.8
Race
White 527 275 53.7 48.2-59.0 252 46.3 41.0-51.8
Black 406 226 50.6 43.5-57.8 180 49.4 42.2-56.5
Other 32 17 39.4 19.9-63.0 15 60.6 37.0-80.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 66 35 53.6 38.7-67.8 31 46.4 32.2-61.3
No 899 483 52.0 47.6-56.4 416 48.0 43.6-52.4
Education
< High School 275 172 59.0 50.9-66.7 103 41.0 33.3-49.1
High School 368 181 49.1 42.2-55.9 187 50.9 44.1-57.8
> High School 321 165 49.1 41.9-56.3 156 50.9 43.7-58.1
Marital Status
Married 451 234 50.4 44.5-56.4 217 49.6 43.6-55.5
Other 514 284 53.9 47.8-59.8 230 46.1 40.2-52.2
Income
15,999 or less 380 216 57.1 50.1-63.9 164 42.9 36.1-49.9
16,000-24,999 158 73 40.3 30.7-50.8 85 59.7 49.2-69.3
25,000-39,999 152 89 59.0 48.6-68.7 63 41.0 31.3-51.4
40,000 or more 165 83 47.8 38.1-57.7 82 52.2 42.3-61.9
WIC recipient
No 398 197 46.5 39.9-53.2 201 53.5 46.8-60.1
Yes 562 320 55.7 50.1-61.1 242 44.3 38.9-49.9
Medicaid recipient
No 310 151 47.1 40.0-54.2 159 52.9 45.8-60.0
Yes 655 367 54.8 49.5-60.0 288 45.2 40.0-50.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 200 123 61.4 55.1-67.4 77 38.6 32.6-44.9
1500 - 2499 grams 318 165 52.9 47.6-58.2 153 47.1 41.8-52.4
2500+ grams 447 230 51.9 47.3-56.5 217 48.1 43.5-52.7

#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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