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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What were your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? I HAD PROBLEMS GETTING BIRTH CONTROL WHEN I NEEDED IT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 494 447 90.1 86.2-93.0 47 9.9 7.0-13.8
Age
< 20 years 98 86 85.8 73.4-93.0 12 14.2 7.0-26.6
20-24 years 178 158 89.2 82.0-93.7 20 10.8 6.3-18.0
25-34 years 176 164 92.8 86.2-96.4 12 7.2 3.6-13.8
35+ years 42 39 91.2 72.2-97.6 3 8.8 2.4-27.8
Race
White 289 264 90.8 85.8-94.2 25 9.2 5.8-14.2
Black 182 162 89.6 82.0-94.2 20 10.4 5.8-18.0
Other 23 21 84.3 54.7-96.0 2 15.7 4.0-45.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 43 38 87.8 70.3-95.6 5 12.2 4.4-29.7
No 451 409 90.3 86.2-93.3 42 9.7 6.7-13.8
Education
< High School 162 143 86.4 78.0-92.0 19 13.6 8.0-22.0
High School 170 158 91.7 84.4-95.8 12 8.3 4.2-15.6
> High School 162 146 92.1 85.4-95.8 16 7.9 4.2-14.6
Marital Status
Married 222 210 94.6 89.6-97.3 12 5.4 2.7-10.4
Other 272 237 86.0 79.6-90.6 35 14.0 9.4-20.4
Income
15,999 or less 203 178 87.1 79.9-92.0 25 12.9 8.0-20.1
16,000-24,999 79 71 84.3 70.8-92.2 8 15.7 7.8-29.2
25,000-39,999 63 55 87.9 73.6-95.0 8 12.1 5.0-26.4
40,000 or more 93 91 99.6 98.6-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.4
WIC recipient
No 197 184 95.4 90.1-97.9 13 4.6 2.1- 9.9
Yes 293 259 86.6 80.8-90.9 34 13.4 9.1-19.2
Medicaid recipient
No 151 148 98.8 93.7-99.8 3 1.2 0.2- 6.3
Yes 343 299 86.2 80.8-90.3 44 13.8 9.7-19.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 240 218 90.8 86.5-93.8 22 9.2 6.2-13.5
2500+ grams 254 229 90.0 85.7-93.2 25 10.0 6.8-14.3

#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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