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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 WANT TO GET PREGNANT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 221 172 76.9 69.0-83.3 49 23.1 16.7-31.0
Age
< 20 years 27 24 91.0 64.7-98.2 3 9.0 1.8-35.3
20-24 years 55 49 86.2 69.4-94.5 6 13.8 5.5-30.6
25-34 years 111 78 72.9 61.5-82.0 33 27.1 18.0-38.5
35+ years 28 21 58.3 32.3-80.4 7 41.7 19.6-67.7
Race
White 140 100 69.9 59.5-78.6 40 30.1 21.4-40.5
Black 60 54 94.3 81.7-98.4 6 5.7 1.6-18.3
Other 21 18 84.3 56.3-95.7 3 15.7 4.3-43.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 29 25 85.2 59.4-95.8 4 14.8 4.2-40.6
No 192 147 75.7 67.1-82.7 45 24.3 17.3-32.9
Education
< High School 62 53 82.8 67.6-91.7 9 17.2 8.3-32.4
High School 51 44 90.0 73.5-96.7 7 10.0 3.3-26.5
> High School 108 75 66.7 54.4-77.2 33 33.3 22.8-45.6
Marital Status
Married 137 95 68.5 57.9-77.5 42 31.5 22.5-42.1
Other 84 77 91.8 80.1-96.9 7 8.2 3.1-19.9
Income
15,999 or less 80 75 91.6 78.3-97.0 5 8.4 3.0-21.7
16,000-24,999 20 15 75.0 42.5-92.4 5 25.0 7.6-57.5
25,000-39,999 13 10 83.5 44.3-97.0 3 16.5 3.0-55.7
40,000 or more 74 45 62.4 47.9-74.9 29 37.6 25.1-52.1
WIC recipient
No 111 77 68.2 56.3-78.0 34 31.8 22.0-43.7
Yes 106 92 85.7 74.3-92.5 14 14.3 7.5-25.7
Medicaid recipient
No 100 68 67.4 55.2-77.6 32 32.6 22.4-44.8
Yes 121 104 86.2 75.7-92.6 17 13.8 7.4-24.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 115 92 81.8 74.1-87.5 23 18.2 12.5-25.9
2500+ grams 106 80 76.4 67.5-83.4 26 23.6 16.6-32.5

#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.

This page was generated on 20JUL04

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