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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 DIDN'T MIND IF I GOT PREGNANT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 494 311 63.1 57.6-68.3 183 36.9 31.7-42.4
Age
< 20 years 98 77 79.2 66.4-88.0 21 20.8 12.0-33.6
20-24 years 179 114 65.3 56.1-73.4 65 34.7 26.6-43.9
25-34 years 175 93 52.4 43.3-61.3 82 47.6 38.7-56.7
35+ years 42 27 68.0 48.8-82.6 15 32.0 17.4-51.2
Race
White 289 164 56.2 49.1-63.1 125 43.8 36.9-50.9
Black 182 131 73.7 64.5-81.3 51 26.3 18.7-35.5
Other 23 16 74.3 47.0-90.4 7 25.7 9.6-53.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 42 28 66.7 47.8-81.4 14 33.3 18.6-52.2
No 452 283 62.8 57.0-68.2 169 37.2 31.8-43.0
Education
< High School 161 111 71.5 62.0-79.4 50 28.5 20.6-38.0
High School 171 115 69.1 59.5-77.3 56 30.9 22.7-40.5
> High School 162 85 48.2 38.9-57.6 77 51.8 42.4-61.1
Marital Status
Married 223 111 49.2 41.2-57.2 112 50.8 42.8-58.8
Other 271 200 75.9 68.7-81.9 71 24.1 18.1-31.3
Income
15,999 or less 203 146 73.8 65.4-80.8 57 26.2 19.2-34.6
16,000-24,999 79 45 56.8 42.8-69.8 34 43.2 30.2-57.2
25,000-39,999 63 41 63.2 47.5-76.5 22 36.8 23.5-52.5
40,000 or more 93 38 34.5 23.7-47.1 55 65.5 52.9-76.3
WIC recipient
No 198 105 50.9 42.2-59.6 93 49.1 40.4-57.8
Yes 292 204 71.2 64.2-77.2 88 28.8 22.8-35.8
Medicaid recipient
No 152 74 45.5 35.9-55.4 78 54.5 44.6-64.1
Yes 342 237 71.2 64.8-76.8 105 28.8 23.2-35.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 239 153 63.8 57.6-69.6 86 36.2 30.4-42.4
2500+ grams 255 158 63.0 57.0-68.7 97 37.0 31.3-43.0

#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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