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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? I AM NOT HAVING SEX

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 221 165 76.1 68.0-82.7 56 23.9 17.3-32.0
Age
< 20 years 27 18 57.2 32.0-79.2 9 42.8 20.8-68.0
20-24 years 55 34 67.6 50.3-81.1 21 32.4 18.9-49.7
25-34 years 111 92 85.2 74.6-91.8 19 14.8 8.2-25.4
35+ years 28 21 71.4 43.8-88.9 7 28.6 11.1-56.2
Race
White 140 110 78.8 69.0-86.2 30 21.2 13.8-31.0
Black 60 39 71.4 52.8-84.8 21 28.6 15.2-47.2
Other 21 16 69.1 41.5-87.5 5 30.9 12.5-58.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 29 17 48.8 26.8-71.3 12 51.2 28.7-73.2
No 192 148 80.1 71.8-86.5 44 19.9 13.5-28.2
Education
< High School 62 45 71.9 56.2-83.7 17 28.1 16.3-43.8
High School 51 34 62.5 43.3-78.5 17 37.5 21.5-56.7
> High School 108 86 85.4 75.0-92.0 22 14.6 8.0-25.0
Marital Status
Married 137 115 84.4 75.1-90.7 22 15.6 9.3-24.9
Other 84 50 61.4 46.7-74.2 34 38.6 25.8-53.3
Income
15,999 or less 80 50 67.1 52.0-79.3 30 32.9 20.7-48.0
16,000-24,999 20 16 85.3 53.4-96.7 4 14.7 3.3-46.6
25,000-39,999 13 10 95.8 85.7-98.8 3 4.2 1.2-14.3
40,000 or more 74 67 88.1 75.2-94.8 7 11.9 5.2-24.8
WIC recipient
No 111 91 83.8 73.3-90.7 20 16.2 9.3-26.7
Yes 106 70 66.7 53.9-77.5 36 33.3 22.5-46.1
Medicaid recipient
No 100 85 84.3 73.3-91.3 15 15.7 8.7-26.7
Yes 121 80 68.2 56.0-78.3 41 31.8 21.7-44.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 115 83 70.8 61.9-78.4 32 29.2 21.6-38.1
2500+ grams 106 82 76.7 67.7-83.9 24 23.3 16.1-32.3

#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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