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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you or your husband or partner doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 853 487 56.6 52.1-61.0 366 43.4 39.0-47.9
Age
< 20 years 178 99 56.7 46.7-66.3 79 43.3 33.7-53.3
20-24 years 284 168 59.1 51.4-66.4 116 40.9 33.6-48.6
25-34 years 312 170 50.2 43.0-57.5 142 49.8 42.5-57.0
35+ years 79 50 74.3 59.6-85.0 29 25.7 15.0-40.4
Race
White 484 279 56.8 51.2-62.2 205 43.2 37.8-48.8
Black 339 190 55.5 47.7-63.0 149 44.5 37.0-52.3
Other 30 18 66.7 41.1-85.2 12 33.3 14.8-58.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 86 48 58.2 44.3-70.9 38 41.8 29.1-55.7
No 765 438 56.4 51.6-61.0 327 43.6 39.0-48.4
Education
< High School 244 156 61.8 53.1-69.9 88 38.2 30.1-46.9
High School 327 191 61.7 54.3-68.5 136 38.3 31.5-45.7
> High School 279 138 46.7 39.3-54.2 141 53.3 45.8-60.7
Marital Status
Married 387 207 50.7 44.4-57.0 180 49.3 43.0-55.6
Other 466 280 61.9 55.6-67.9 186 38.1 32.1-44.4
Income
15,999 or less 363 217 60.1 52.8-67.0 146 39.9 33.0-47.2
16,000-24,999 118 60 47.6 36.1-59.4 58 52.4 40.6-63.9
25,000-39,999 124 64 54.9 43.5-65.8 60 45.1 34.2-56.5
40,000 or more 151 87 55.2 45.4-64.5 64 44.8 35.5-54.6
WIC recipient
No 316 179 55.9 48.6-62.9 137 44.1 37.1-51.4
Yes 528 307 57.5 51.7-63.1 221 42.5 36.9-48.3
Medicaid recipient
No 280 161 56.5 49.1-63.7 119 43.5 36.3-50.9
Yes 573 326 56.6 50.9-62.1 247 43.4 37.9-49.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 175 107 61.6 54.8-68.0 68 38.4 32.0-45.2
1500 - 2499 grams 273 151 55.7 49.8-61.4 122 44.3 38.6-50.2
2500+ grams 405 229 56.5 51.6-61.3 176 43.5 38.7-48.4

#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.

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