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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What were your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER DIDN'T WANT TO USE ANYTHING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 521 428 83.0 78.2-86.9 93 17.0 13.1-21.8
Age
< 20 years 104 80 75.6 62.6-85.2 24 24.4 14.8-37.4
20-24 years 177 141 81.0 72.0-87.6 36 19.0 12.4-28.0
25-34 years 188 164 90.2 83.1-94.5 24 9.8 5.5-16.9
35+ years 52 43 80.7 62.2-91.4 9 19.3 8.6-37.8
Race
White 301 257 84.7 78.7-89.3 44 15.3 10.7-21.3
Black 201 159 80.0 70.6-87.0 42 20.0 13.0-29.4
Other 19 12 81.3 52.4-94.5 7 18.7 5.5-47.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 53 43 81.3 63.8-91.4 10 18.7 8.6-36.2
No 467 384 83.2 78.1-87.4 83 16.8 12.6-21.9
Education
< High School 166 131 75.2 64.7-83.3 35 24.8 16.7-35.3
High School 202 161 84.3 76.8-89.7 41 15.7 10.3-23.2
> High School 151 134 89.6 81.3-94.5 17 10.4 5.5-18.7
Marital Status
Married 222 189 86.6 79.9-91.4 33 13.4 8.6-20.1
Other 299 239 80.2 73.1-85.8 60 19.8 14.2-26.9
Income
15,999 or less 230 179 80.0 71.8-86.3 51 20.0 13.7-28.2
16,000-24,999 62 50 85.6 70.2-93.7 12 14.4 6.3-29.8
25,000-39,999 69 58 82.5 67.8-91.4 11 17.5 8.6-32.2
40,000 or more 95 88 91.0 80.6-96.1 7 9.0 3.9-19.4
WIC recipient
No 199 173 87.6 80.0-92.6 26 12.4 7.4-20.0
Yes 321 254 80.4 73.8-85.6 67 19.6 14.4-26.2
Medicaid recipient
No 178 154 87.5 79.8-92.5 24 12.5 7.5-20.2
Yes 343 274 80.6 74.2-85.8 69 19.4 14.2-25.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 115 95 82.2 74.8-87.8 20 17.8 12.2-25.2
1500 - 2499 grams 164 130 79.1 72.3-84.6 34 20.9 15.4-27.7
2500+ grams 242 203 83.3 78.0-87.6 39 16.7 12.4-22.0

#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.

This page was generated on 24NOV03

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