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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 WANT TO USE BIRTH CONTROL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 228 180 80.8 73.4-86.6 48 19.2 13.4-26.6
Age
< 20 years 33 28 91.1 68.2-98.0 5 8.9 2.0-31.8
20-24 years 53 39 77.3 60.6-88.3 14 22.7 11.7-39.4
25-34 years 101 77 75.8 63.3-85.0 24 24.2 15.0-36.7
35+ years 41 36 89.8 70.0-97.1 5 10.2 2.9-30.0
Race
White 154 123 82.0 73.4-88.3 31 18.0 11.7-26.6
Black 61 49 81.7 61.2-92.6 12 18.3 7.4-38.8
Other 13 8 66.8 35.6-87.9 5 33.2 12.1-64.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 24 22 99.0 95.6-99.8 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4
No 203 158 77.9 69.5-84.5 45 22.1 15.5-30.5
Education
< High School 57 49 96.6 92.7-98.5 8 3.4 1.5- 7.3
High School 61 50 82.2 65.4-91.9 11 17.8 8.1-34.6
> High School 107 79 70.9 58.7-80.7 28 29.1 19.3-41.3
Marital Status
Married 121 86 71.6 60.5-80.5 35 28.4 19.5-39.5
Other 107 94 91.7 80.9-96.6 13 8.3 3.4-19.1
Income
15,999 or less 73 65 90.1 76.3-96.3 8 9.9 3.7-23.7
16,000-24,999 22 13 59.3 29.4-83.6 9 40.7 16.4-70.6
25,000-39,999 29 21 66.1 41.0-84.5 8 33.9 15.5-59.0
40,000 or more 78 60 79.2 65.9-88.3 18 20.8 11.7-34.1
WIC recipient
No 134 102 76.5 66.3-84.3 32 23.5 15.7-33.7
Yes 94 78 87.4 75.3-94.1 16 12.6 5.9-24.7
Medicaid recipient
No 114 84 70.7 59.5-79.9 30 29.3 20.1-40.5
Yes 114 96 93.3 85.2-97.2 18 6.7 2.8-14.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 52 42 79.9 67.8-88.2 10 20.1 11.8-32.2
1500 - 2499 grams 69 53 76.5 65.1-85.0 16 23.5 15.0-34.9
2500+ grams 107 85 81.2 72.9-87.4 22 18.8 12.6-27.1

#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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