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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? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 221 145 63.8 55.2-71.6 76 36.2 28.4-44.8
Age
< 20 years 27 13 32.6 14.4-58.0 14 67.4 42.0-85.6
20-24 years 55 35 68.6 51.3-81.9 20 31.4 18.1-48.7
25-34 years 111 78 67.8 56.0-77.6 33 32.2 22.4-44.0
35+ years 28 19 67.5 39.9-86.6 9 32.5 13.4-60.1
Race
White 140 92 64.0 53.5-73.4 48 36.0 26.6-46.5
Black 60 39 61.8 43.2-77.5 21 38.2 22.5-56.8
Other 21 14 66.6 39.5-85.9 7 33.4 14.1-60.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 29 18 62.0 37.7-81.4 11 38.0 18.6-62.3
No 192 127 64.1 54.9-72.4 65 35.9 27.6-45.1
Education
< High School 62 36 56.6 40.9-71.1 26 43.4 28.9-59.1
High School 51 36 78.6 60.4-89.9 15 21.4 10.1-39.6
> High School 108 73 61.7 49.3-72.8 35 38.3 27.2-50.7
Marital Status
Married 137 90 61.7 50.9-71.4 47 38.3 28.6-49.1
Other 84 55 67.6 52.8-79.5 29 32.4 20.5-47.2
Income
15,999 or less 80 51 65.2 50.0-77.8 29 34.8 22.2-50.0
16,000-24,999 20 12 60.2 30.4-83.9 8 39.8 16.1-69.6
25,000-39,999 13 10 82.9 44.4-96.7 3 17.1 3.3-55.6
40,000 or more 74 47 56.6 42.2-69.9 27 43.4 30.1-57.8
WIC recipient
No 111 73 61.3 49.3-72.0 38 38.7 28.0-50.7
Yes 106 69 65.2 52.3-76.2 37 34.8 23.8-47.7
Medicaid recipient
No 100 67 62.0 49.7-73.0 33 38.0 27.0-50.3
Yes 121 78 65.5 53.4-76.0 43 34.5 24.0-46.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 115 78 67.4 58.4-75.2 37 32.6 24.8-41.6
2500+ grams 106 67 63.4 53.9-72.0 39 36.6 28.0-46.1

#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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