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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

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

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 220 188 83.0 75.5-88.5 32 17.0 11.5-24.5
Age
< 20 years 26 22 81.0 51.4-94.5 4 19.0 5.5-48.6
20-24 years 55 50 89.6 73.6-96.4 5 10.4 3.6-26.4
25-34 years 111 91 77.6 66.3-85.9 20 22.4 14.1-33.7
35+ years 28 25 97.2 91.3-99.2 3 2.8 0.8- 8.7
Race
White 139 122 85.4 76.2-91.5 17 14.6 8.5-23.8
Black 60 53 86.7 69.0-95.0 7 13.3 5.0-31.0
Other 21 13 60.0 34.0-81.4 8 40.0 18.6-66.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 28 26 92.0 64.4-98.6 2 8.0 1.4-35.6
No 192 162 81.7 73.5-87.8 30 18.3 12.2-26.5
Education
< High School 62 55 92.5 79.5-97.5 7 7.5 2.5-20.5
High School 50 43 78.6 58.8-90.4 7 21.4 9.6-41.2
> High School 108 90 78.4 66.5-86.9 18 21.6 13.1-33.5
Marital Status
Married 137 116 82.5 72.9-89.2 21 17.5 10.8-27.1
Other 83 72 83.8 69.9-92.0 11 16.2 8.0-30.1
Income
15,999 or less 79 68 82.3 67.5-91.3 11 17.7 8.7-32.5
16,000-24,999 20 18 88.0 52.3-98.0 2 12.0 2.0-47.7
25,000-39,999 13 9 68.9 32.4-91.1 4 31.1 8.9-67.6
40,000 or more 74 64 83.1 69.3-91.4 10 16.9 8.6-30.7
WIC recipient
No 111 94 80.3 69.1-88.2 17 19.7 11.8-30.9
Yes 105 90 85.2 73.7-92.2 15 14.8 7.8-26.3
Medicaid recipient
No 100 87 83.3 72.1-90.6 13 16.7 9.4-27.9
Yes 120 101 82.6 71.4-90.1 19 17.4 9.9-28.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 115 102 88.7 81.7-93.2 13 11.3 6.8-18.3
2500+ grams 105 86 82.3 73.9-88.4 19 17.7 11.6-26.1

#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.

This page was generated on 20JUL04

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