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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What were your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? I THOUGHT I COULD NOT GET PREGNANT AT THAT TIME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 525 385 73.4 67.9-78.2 140 26.6 21.8-32.1
Age
< 20 years 106 72 70.3 57.3-80.7 34 29.7 19.3-42.7
20-24 years 178 131 72.0 62.3-80.0 47 28.0 20.0-37.7
25-34 years 189 145 74.1 64.4-81.9 44 25.9 18.1-35.6
35+ years 52 37 81.8 64.7-91.7 15 18.2 8.3-35.3
Race
White 303 235 79.2 72.7-84.4 68 20.8 15.6-27.3
Black 203 135 62.4 52.1-71.8 68 37.6 28.2-47.9
Other 19 15 76.5 43.2-93.3 4 23.5 6.7-56.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 53 26 57.3 40.0-72.9 27 42.7 27.1-60.0
No 471 358 75.7 70.0-80.6 113 24.3 19.4-30.0
Education
< High School 167 114 70.1 59.5-78.8 53 29.9 21.2-40.5
High School 205 144 67.9 58.8-75.9 61 32.1 24.1-41.2
> High School 151 126 85.3 75.9-91.5 25 14.7 8.5-24.1
Marital Status
Married 223 189 82.9 75.4-88.5 34 17.1 11.5-24.6
Other 302 196 66.1 58.3-73.2 106 33.9 26.8-41.7
Income
15,999 or less 233 161 67.6 58.5-75.6 72 32.4 24.4-41.5
16,000-24,999 63 42 71.0 54.2-83.4 21 29.0 16.6-45.8
25,000-39,999 69 57 82.6 68.7-91.2 12 17.4 8.8-31.3
40,000 or more 95 79 82.6 70.5-90.4 16 17.4 9.6-29.5
WIC recipient
No 200 160 79.4 70.8-86.0 40 20.6 14.0-29.2
Yes 324 224 69.9 62.6-76.2 100 30.1 23.8-37.4
Medicaid recipient
No 178 147 80.2 71.4-86.8 31 19.8 13.2-28.6
Yes 347 238 69.8 62.7-76.1 109 30.2 23.9-37.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 115 83 71.9 63.7-78.8 32 28.1 21.2-36.3
1500 - 2499 grams 167 120 72.0 64.8-78.1 47 28.0 21.9-35.2
2500+ grams 243 182 73.5 67.5-78.8 61 26.5 21.2-32.5

#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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