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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? MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER DIDN'T WANT TO USE ANYTHING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 493 399 81.4 76.6-85.4 94 18.6 14.6-23.4
Age
< 20 years 98 67 66.5 52.6-78.0 31 33.5 22.0-47.4
20-24 years 179 139 79.4 71.0-85.8 40 20.6 14.2-29.0
25-34 years 175 156 88.3 80.8-93.2 19 11.7 6.8-19.2
35+ years 41 37 90.4 72.2-97.2 4 9.6 2.8-27.8
Race
White 289 251 86.5 80.8-90.7 38 13.5 9.3-19.2
Black 181 130 73.4 64.0-81.1 51 26.6 18.9-36.0
Other 23 18 75.6 47.8-91.3 5 24.4 8.7-52.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 43 38 91.3 74.4-97.5 5 8.7 2.5-25.6
No 450 361 80.4 75.3-84.7 89 19.6 15.3-24.7
Education
< High School 162 124 76.3 66.9-83.7 38 23.7 16.3-33.1
High School 171 136 80.3 71.5-87.0 35 19.7 13.0-28.5
> High School 160 139 87.9 80.2-92.8 21 12.1 7.2-19.8
Marital Status
Married 222 199 88.1 81.6-92.5 23 11.9 7.5-18.4
Other 271 200 75.3 68.0-81.4 71 24.7 18.6-32.0
Income
15,999 or less 203 148 72.4 63.8-79.7 55 27.6 20.3-36.2
16,000-24,999 79 62 79.7 66.1-88.7 17 20.3 11.3-33.9
25,000-39,999 62 55 85.0 69.5-93.3 7 15.0 6.7-30.5
40,000 or more 92 87 95.4 85.8-98.6 5 4.6 1.4-14.2
WIC recipient
No 198 173 88.6 81.8-93.1 25 11.4 6.9-18.2
Yes 291 222 76.5 69.7-82.1 69 23.5 17.9-30.3
Medicaid recipient
No 151 138 88.9 80.5-94.0 13 11.1 6.0-19.5
Yes 342 261 78.0 71.9-83.1 81 22.0 16.9-28.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 239 190 78.3 72.5-83.1 49 21.7 16.9-27.5
2500+ grams 254 209 81.7 76.4-86.1 45 18.3 13.9-23.6

#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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