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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What were your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? I THOUGHT I COULD NOT GET PREGNANT AT THAT TIME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 560 404 71.6 66.2-76.5 156 28.4 23.5-33.8
Age
< 20 years 105 80 77.2 64.0-86.5 25 22.8 13.5-36.0
20-24 years 181 129 65.4 55.6-74.1 52 34.6 25.9-44.4
25-34 years 208 160 80.6 72.2-86.9 48 19.4 13.1-27.8
35+ years 66 35 52.8 36.2-68.9 31 47.2 31.1-63.8
Race
White 298 227 74.3 67.5-80.1 71 25.7 19.9-32.5
Black 243 162 65.6 55.8-74.1 81 34.4 25.9-44.2
Other 19 15 82.9 46.6-96.4 4 17.1 3.6-53.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 40 24 43.6 26.4-62.5 16 56.4 37.5-73.6
No 520 380 74.7 69.2-79.5 140 25.3 20.5-30.8
Education
< High School 181 121 64.5 54.3-73.6 60 35.5 26.4-45.7
High School 198 148 72.0 62.9-79.6 50 28.0 20.4-37.1
> High School 181 135 79.2 70.0-86.1 46 20.8 13.9-30.0
Marital Status
Married 245 183 74.4 66.5-81.0 62 25.6 19.0-33.5
Other 315 221 69.2 61.6-76.0 94 30.8 24.0-38.4
Income
15,999 or less 239 164 64.2 55.3-72.1 75 35.8 27.9-44.7
16,000-24,999 80 62 80.1 65.4-89.6 18 19.9 10.4-34.6
25,000-39,999 90 76 86.2 74.3-93.1 14 13.8 6.9-25.7
40,000 or more 91 64 73.9 60.2-84.2 27 26.1 15.8-39.8
WIC recipient
No 211 154 76.1 67.4-83.2 57 23.9 16.8-32.6
Yes 348 249 69.1 62.1-75.3 99 30.9 24.7-37.9
Medicaid recipient
No 167 124 77.1 67.8-84.3 43 22.9 15.7-32.2
Yes 393 280 69.1 62.3-75.1 113 30.9 24.9-37.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 128 89 69.5 61.7-76.2 39 30.5 23.8-38.3
1500 - 2499 grams 181 134 73.5 66.8-79.3 47 26.5 20.7-33.2
2500+ grams 251 181 71.5 65.6-76.8 70 28.5 23.2-34.4

#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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