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2001 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? I DON'T THINK I CAN GET PREGNANT (STERILE)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 228 210 95.1 90.4-97.6 18 4.9 2.4- 9.6
Age
< 20 years 33 30 98.3 94.5-99.5 3 1.7 0.5- 5.5
20-24 years 53 51 96.2 82.6-99.3 2 3.8 0.7-17.4
25-34 years 101 91 93.5 84.3-97.5 10 6.5 2.5-15.7
35+ years 41 38 94.4 74.3-99.0 3 5.6 1.0-25.7
Race
White 154 140 93.7 87.2-97.0 14 6.3 3.0-12.8
Black 61 57 98.2 94.4-99.4 4 1.8 0.6- 5.6
Other 13 13 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 24 23 99.3 95.3-99.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
No 203 186 94.4 88.9-97.3 17 5.6 2.7-11.1
Education
< High School 57 53 98.3 95.2-99.4 4 1.7 0.6- 4.8
High School 61 57 93.4 79.0-98.1 4 6.6 1.9-21.0
> High School 107 97 94.1 85.4-97.7 10 5.9 2.3-14.6
Marital Status
Married 121 108 93.1 85.1-96.9 13 6.9 3.1-14.9
Other 107 102 97.5 90.4-99.4 5 2.5 0.6- 9.6
Income
15,999 or less 73 72 99.5 96.6-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
16,000-24,999 22 20 96.9 87.8-99.3 2 3.1 0.7-12.2
25,000-39,999 29 26 85.4 58.5-96.0 3 14.6 4.0-41.5
40,000 or more 78 69 92.5 81.5-97.2 9 7.5 2.8-18.5
WIC recipient
No 134 121 93.9 86.7-97.3 13 6.1 2.7-13.3
Yes 94 89 96.9 89.0-99.2 5 3.1 0.8-11.0
Medicaid recipient
No 114 103 94.9 87.7-98.0 11 5.1 2.0-12.3
Yes 114 107 95.4 87.0-98.5 7 4.6 1.5-13.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 52 47 91.0 81.1-95.9 5 9.0 4.1-18.9
1500 - 2499 grams 69 61 88.3 78.2-94.0 8 11.7 6.0-21.8
2500+ grams 107 102 95.7 90.1-98.2 5 4.3 1.8- 9.9

#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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