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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Are you or your husband or partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1651 216 12.1 10.2-14.3 1435 87.9 85.7-89.8
Age
< 20 years 230 34 14.6 9.4-21.9 196 85.4 78.1-90.6
20-24 years 437 50 12.0 8.5-16.7 387 88.0 83.3-91.5
25-34 years 800 94 9.8 7.5-12.7 706 90.2 87.3-92.5
35+ years 184 38 19.5 13.0-28.0 146 80.5 72.0-87.0
Race
White 1119 144 12.0 9.8-14.6 975 88.0 85.4-90.2
Black 473 60 10.7 7.3-15.6 413 89.3 84.4-92.7
Other 59 12 24.1 13.1-40.3 47 75.9 59.7-86.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 173 20 11.4 6.7-18.9 153 88.6 81.1-93.3
No 1476 195 12.2 10.2-14.5 1281 87.8 85.5-89.8
Education
< High School 364 54 13.2 9.2-18.6 310 86.8 81.4-90.8
High School 514 58 10.4 7.4-14.5 456 89.6 85.5-92.6
> High School 769 102 12.3 9.7-15.6 667 87.7 84.4-90.3
Marital Status
Married 1045 116 10.0 8.0-12.5 929 90.0 87.5-92.0
Other 606 100 16.0 12.3-20.6 506 84.0 79.4-87.7
Income
15,999 or less 506 67 13.3 9.6-18.1 439 86.7 81.9-90.4
16,000-24,999 182 21 6.4 3.3-11.8 161 93.6 88.2-96.7
25,000-39,999 250 29 10.0 6.2-15.9 221 90.0 84.1-93.8
40,000 or more 555 74 12.3 9.3-16.1 481 87.7 83.9-90.7
WIC recipient
No 856 128 14.4 11.6-17.6 728 85.6 82.4-88.4
Yes 786 88 9.8 7.3-13.0 698 90.2 87.0-92.7
Medicaid recipient
No 819 107 12.9 10.3-16.1 712 87.1 83.9-89.7
Yes 832 109 11.2 8.6-14.5 723 88.8 85.5-91.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 322 52 16.5 13.0-20.6 270 83.5 79.4-87.0
1500 - 2499 grams 495 64 13.1 10.4-16.3 431 86.9 83.7-89.6
2500+ grams 834 100 11.9 9.9-14.3 734 88.1 85.7-90.1

#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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