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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 AM NOT HAVING SEX

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 228 159 62.9 54.1-71.0 69 37.1 29.0-45.9
Age
< 20 years 33 19 58.2 34.7-78.4 14 41.8 21.6-65.3
20-24 years 53 42 69.5 50.8-83.4 11 30.5 16.6-49.2
25-34 years 101 72 70.4 57.5-80.8 29 29.6 19.2-42.5
35+ years 41 26 37.5 20.7-58.1 15 62.5 41.9-79.3
Race
White 154 111 63.1 52.8-72.4 43 36.9 27.6-47.2
Black 61 40 68.5 47.9-83.7 21 31.5 16.3-52.1
Other 13 8 45.3 19.4-74.0 5 54.7 26.0-80.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 24 15 46.5 24.4-70.2 9 53.5 29.8-75.6
No 203 143 65.6 56.2-73.9 60 34.4 26.1-43.8
Education
< High School 57 38 54.5 36.3-71.6 19 45.5 28.4-63.7
High School 61 39 59.9 42.7-75.0 22 40.1 25.0-57.3
> High School 107 79 67.3 54.8-77.8 28 32.7 22.2-45.2
Marital Status
Married 121 90 66.8 55.3-76.6 31 33.2 23.4-44.7
Other 107 69 58.4 44.7-70.8 38 41.6 29.2-55.3
Income
15,999 or less 73 43 54.1 38.3-69.1 30 45.9 30.9-61.7
16,000-24,999 22 20 86.1 48.8-97.6 2 13.9 2.4-51.2
25,000-39,999 29 24 69.5 42.6-87.5 5 30.5 12.5-57.4
40,000 or more 78 55 61.0 46.6-73.7 23 39.0 26.3-53.4
WIC recipient
No 134 97 60.2 49.0-70.4 37 39.8 29.6-51.0
Yes 94 62 67.0 52.5-78.9 32 33.0 21.1-47.5
Medicaid recipient
No 114 84 67.1 55.5-76.9 30 32.9 23.1-44.5
Yes 114 75 57.8 44.1-70.3 39 42.2 29.7-55.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 52 43 81.9 70.0-89.7 9 18.1 10.3-30.0
1500 - 2499 grams 69 49 71.5 60.1-80.7 20 28.5 19.3-39.9
2500+ grams 107 67 61.8 52.2-70.6 40 38.2 29.4-47.8

#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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