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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? I DON'T THINK I CAN GET PREGNANT (STERILE)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 221 208 95.0 89.7-97.7 13 5.0 2.3-10.3
Age
< 20 years 27 26 92.6 62.4-99.0 1 7.4 1.0-37.6
20-24 years 55 55 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 years 111 103 92.9 83.7-97.1 8 7.1 2.9-16.3
35+ years 28 24 96.8 91.2-98.9 4 3.2 1.1- 8.8
Race
White 140 130 94.3 87.2-97.6 10 5.7 2.4-12.8
Black 60 59 95.5 74.3-99.4 1 4.5 0.6-25.7
Other 21 19 98.4 93.7-99.6 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 29 28 93.2 64.8-99.0 1 6.8 1.0-35.2
No 192 180 95.3 89.6-97.9 12 4.7 2.1-10.4
Education
< High School 62 61 96.8 80.8-99.5 1 3.2 0.5-19.2
High School 51 46 90.9 73.6-97.3 5 9.1 2.7-26.4
> High School 108 101 95.7 87.7-98.6 7 4.3 1.4-12.3
Marital Status
Married 137 126 95.2 88.6-98.0 11 4.8 2.0-11.4
Other 84 82 94.8 81.5-98.7 2 5.2 1.3-18.5
Income
15,999 or less 80 78 97.1 84.7-99.5 2 2.9 0.5-15.3
16,000-24,999 20 20 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-39,999 13 11 66.9 28.5-91.1 2 33.1 8.9-71.5
40,000 or more 74 65 93.8 83.7-97.8 9 6.2 2.2-16.3
WIC recipient
No 111 102 94.3 86.0-97.8 9 5.7 2.2-14.0
Yes 106 102 95.6 85.6-98.8 4 4.4 1.2-14.4
Medicaid recipient
No 100 90 93.5 84.3-97.4 10 6.5 2.6-15.7
Yes 121 118 96.5 88.0-99.1 3 3.5 0.9-12.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 115 107 93.7 88.1-96.8 8 6.3 3.2-11.9
2500+ grams 106 101 95.2 88.9-98.0 5 4.8 2.0-11.1

#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.

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