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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? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 495 406 80.9 76.0-84.9 89 19.1 15.1-24.0
Age
< 20 years 98 81 79.6 66.3-88.6 17 20.4 11.4-33.7
20-24 years 179 146 81.8 73.5-87.9 33 18.2 12.1-26.5
25-34 years 176 149 84.1 76.3-89.7 27 15.9 10.3-23.7
35+ years 42 30 65.0 45.4-80.6 12 35.0 19.4-54.6
Race
White 290 238 81.8 75.6-86.6 52 18.2 13.4-24.4
Black 182 147 78.8 69.7-85.7 35 21.2 14.3-30.3
Other 23 21 85.0 55.9-96.2 2 15.0 3.8-44.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 43 36 83.3 65.0-93.1 7 16.7 6.9-35.0
No 452 370 80.6 75.5-84.9 82 19.4 15.1-24.5
Education
< High School 162 138 84.0 75.1-90.1 24 16.0 9.9-24.9
High School 171 134 77.0 67.9-84.1 37 23.0 15.9-32.1
> High School 162 134 81.9 73.4-88.1 28 18.1 11.9-26.6
Marital Status
Married 223 181 79.7 72.4-85.5 42 20.3 14.5-27.6
Other 272 225 82.0 75.1-87.2 47 18.0 12.8-24.9
Income
15,999 or less 203 169 81.5 73.4-87.5 34 18.5 12.5-26.6
16,000-24,999 79 66 77.8 64.0-87.4 13 22.2 12.6-36.0
25,000-39,999 63 53 85.5 71.4-93.3 10 14.5 6.7-28.6
40,000 or more 93 74 80.0 68.0-88.3 19 20.0 11.7-32.0
WIC recipient
No 198 158 80.3 72.3-86.4 40 19.7 13.6-27.7
Yes 293 245 81.6 75.2-86.6 48 18.4 13.4-24.8
Medicaid recipient
No 152 124 81.8 72.9-88.3 28 18.2 11.7-27.1
Yes 343 282 80.4 74.4-85.3 61 19.6 14.7-25.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 240 200 83.0 77.8-87.2 40 17.0 12.8-22.2
2500+ grams 255 206 80.6 75.3-85.1 49 19.4 14.9-24.7

#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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