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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What were your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? I HAD SIDE EFFECTS FROM THE BIRTH CONTROL METHOD I WAS USING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 561 455 79.7 74.7-83.8 106 20.3 16.2-25.3
Age
< 20 years 105 82 73.7 60.2-83.8 23 26.3 16.2-39.8
20-24 years 181 139 78.8 69.9-85.7 42 21.2 14.3-30.1
25-34 years 209 172 79.6 71.1-86.0 37 20.4 14.0-28.9
35+ years 66 62 92.3 75.7-97.9 4 7.7 2.1-24.3
Race
White 299 246 81.7 75.5-86.6 53 18.3 13.4-24.5
Black 243 194 76.4 67.3-83.7 49 23.6 16.3-32.7
Other 19 15 70.3 34.8-91.3 4 29.7 8.7-65.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 40 37 87.4 67.7-95.8 3 12.6 4.2-32.3
No 521 418 78.8 73.6-83.3 103 21.2 16.7-26.4
Education
< High School 181 145 78.0 68.4-85.3 36 22.0 14.7-31.6
High School 199 156 78.0 69.4-84.7 43 22.0 15.3-30.6
> High School 181 154 83.5 74.7-89.6 27 16.5 10.4-25.3
Marital Status
Married 246 214 86.1 79.3-90.8 32 13.9 9.2-20.7
Other 315 241 74.1 66.7-80.4 74 25.9 19.6-33.3
Income
15,999 or less 239 188 78.8 70.8-85.1 51 21.2 14.9-29.2
16,000-24,999 80 58 69.9 54.4-81.9 22 30.1 18.1-45.6
25,000-39,999 91 74 80.1 67.6-88.7 17 19.9 11.3-32.4
40,000 or more 91 82 86.4 73.4-93.7 9 13.6 6.3-26.6
WIC recipient
No 211 182 84.6 76.4-90.3 29 15.4 9.7-23.6
Yes 349 272 77.0 70.5-82.4 77 23.0 17.6-29.5
Medicaid recipient
No 167 152 89.1 81.1-93.9 15 10.9 6.1-18.9
Yes 394 303 75.3 68.9-80.8 91 24.7 19.2-31.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 128 108 83.9 77.1-89.0 20 16.1 11.0-22.9
1500 - 2499 grams 181 147 81.5 75.4-86.4 34 18.5 13.6-24.6
2500+ grams 252 200 79.4 74.0-84.0 52 20.6 16.0-26.0

#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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