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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? I HAD SIDE EFFECTS FROM THE BIRTH CONTROL METHOD I WAS USING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 525 452 86.9 82.6-90.3 73 13.1 9.7-17.4
Age
< 20 years 106 90 85.5 74.3-92.3 16 14.5 7.7-25.7
20-24 years 178 147 84.0 75.6-89.9 31 16.0 10.1-24.4
25-34 years 189 166 87.8 79.8-93.0 23 12.2 7.0-20.2
35+ years 52 49 96.3 82.3-99.3 3 3.7 0.7-17.7
Race
White 303 265 87.2 81.8-91.2 38 12.8 8.8-18.2
Black 203 168 85.1 76.4-91.0 35 14.9 9.0-23.6
Other 19 19 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 53 48 95.6 81.9-99.1 5 4.4 0.9-18.1
No 471 403 85.7 80.8-89.4 68 14.3 10.6-19.2
Education
< High School 167 148 91.9 84.1-96.1 19 8.1 3.9-15.9
High School 205 171 83.2 75.4-88.8 34 16.8 11.2-24.6
> High School 151 131 86.1 76.8-92.0 20 13.9 8.0-23.2
Marital Status
Married 223 194 87.1 80.3-91.8 29 12.9 8.2-19.7
Other 302 258 86.8 80.6-91.2 44 13.2 8.8-19.4
Income
15,999 or less 233 200 86.5 79.1-91.6 33 13.5 8.4-20.9
16,000-24,999 63 52 87.8 73.1-95.0 11 12.2 5.0-26.9
25,000-39,999 69 53 69.4 54.0-81.4 16 30.6 18.6-46.0
40,000 or more 95 86 93.7 84.4-97.6 9 6.3 2.4-15.6
WIC recipient
No 200 171 84.2 76.1-90.0 29 15.8 10.0-23.9
Yes 324 280 88.5 83.1-92.3 44 11.5 7.7-16.9
Medicaid recipient
No 178 155 86.2 78.3-91.6 23 13.8 8.4-21.7
Yes 347 297 87.3 81.7-91.3 50 12.7 8.7-18.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 115 99 85.6 78.6-90.6 16 14.4 9.4-21.4
1500 - 2499 grams 167 142 85.3 79.3-89.8 25 14.7 10.2-20.7
2500+ grams 243 211 87.1 82.2-90.7 32 12.9 9.3-17.8

#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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