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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 SIDE EFFECTS FROM THE BIRTH CONTROL METHOD I WAS USING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 494 422 85.9 81.5-89.4 72 14.1 10.6-18.5
Age
< 20 years 98 79 71.3 57.2-82.2 19 28.7 17.8-42.8
20-24 years 179 148 85.4 77.6-90.8 31 14.6 9.2-22.4
25-34 years 175 158 93.3 87.2-96.5 17 6.7 3.5-12.8
35+ years 42 37 85.7 65.8-94.9 5 14.3 5.1-34.2
Race
White 289 255 90.8 85.9-94.1 34 9.2 5.9-14.1
Black 182 150 78.0 68.7-85.2 32 22.0 14.8-31.3
Other 23 17 81.6 54.2-94.4 6 18.4 5.6-45.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 42 41 99.7 97.8- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
No 452 381 84.5 79.7-88.4 71 15.5 11.6-20.3
Education
< High School 161 137 83.3 74.4-89.6 24 16.7 10.4-25.6
High School 171 138 82.5 73.9-88.8 33 17.5 11.2-26.1
> High School 162 147 92.2 85.5-96.0 15 7.8 4.0-14.5
Marital Status
Married 223 195 88.5 82.2-92.7 28 11.5 7.3-17.8
Other 271 227 83.6 76.8-88.7 44 16.4 11.3-23.2
Income
15,999 or less 203 173 84.2 76.4-89.8 30 15.8 10.2-23.6
16,000-24,999 79 66 85.5 73.0-92.8 13 14.5 7.2-27.0
25,000-39,999 63 49 81.5 66.7-90.6 14 18.5 9.4-33.3
40,000 or more 93 86 93.4 83.3-97.6 7 6.6 2.4-16.7
WIC recipient
No 198 173 89.6 83.0-93.9 25 10.4 6.1-17.0
Yes 292 245 83.3 77.0-88.2 47 16.7 11.8-23.0
Medicaid recipient
No 152 133 89.7 81.9-94.3 19 10.3 5.7-18.1
Yes 342 289 84.2 78.5-88.6 53 15.8 11.4-21.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 239 201 84.9 80.0-88.7 38 15.1 11.3-20.0
2500+ grams 255 221 86.0 81.1-89.8 34 14.0 10.2-18.9

#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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