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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you or your husband or partner doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 787 460 60.0 55.6-64.2 327 40.0 35.8-44.4
Age
< 20 years 159 94 58.2 47.7-68.1 65 41.8 31.9-52.3
20-24 years 259 167 66.8 59.1-73.7 92 33.2 26.3-40.9
25-34 years 293 161 57.0 49.9-63.9 132 43.0 36.1-50.1
35+ years 76 38 52.1 38.4-65.6 38 47.9 34.4-61.6
Race
White 447 272 59.6 53.9-65.0 175 40.4 35.0-46.1
Black 302 165 60.9 53.2-68.1 137 39.1 31.9-46.8
Other 38 23 58.4 38.6-75.8 15 41.6 24.2-61.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 64 38 53.8 39.2-67.8 26 46.2 32.2-60.8
No 723 422 60.6 56.0-65.1 301 39.4 34.9-44.0
Education
< High School 231 150 62.6 54.4-70.2 81 37.4 29.8-45.6
High School 273 160 63.7 56.0-70.9 113 36.3 29.1-44.0
> High School 282 150 54.6 47.4-61.6 132 45.4 38.4-52.6
Marital Status
Married 362 212 57.9 51.7-64.0 150 42.1 36.0-48.3
Other 425 248 62.0 55.7-68.0 177 38.0 32.0-44.3
Income
15,999 or less 321 190 63.8 56.7-70.4 131 36.2 29.6-43.3
16,000-24,999 122 74 65.3 54.0-75.2 48 34.7 24.8-46.0
25,000-39,999 100 57 58.8 46.6-70.1 43 41.2 29.9-53.4
40,000 or more 153 87 52.9 43.5-62.2 66 47.1 37.8-56.5
WIC recipient
No 317 183 59.4 52.4-65.9 134 40.6 34.1-47.6
Yes 464 274 60.6 54.8-66.1 190 39.4 33.9-45.2
Medicaid recipient
No 253 140 54.3 46.7-61.6 113 45.7 38.4-53.3
Yes 534 320 63.0 57.5-68.1 214 37.0 31.9-42.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 388 221 57.0 52.1-61.7 167 43.0 38.3-47.9
2500+ grams 399 239 60.3 55.4-65.0 160 39.7 35.0-44.6

#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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