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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 THOUGHT I COULD NOT GET PREGNANT AT THAT TIME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 494 360 72.9 67.6-77.6 134 27.1 22.4-32.4
Age
< 20 years 97 66 70.6 56.9-81.4 31 29.4 18.6-43.1
20-24 years 179 137 76.1 67.4-83.1 42 23.9 16.9-32.6
25-34 years 176 133 76.6 68.0-83.5 43 23.4 16.5-32.0
35+ years 42 24 46.7 29.1-65.1 18 53.3 34.9-70.9
Race
White 290 221 75.9 69.4-81.5 69 24.1 18.5-30.6
Black 181 125 68.6 58.9-76.9 56 31.4 23.1-41.1
Other 23 14 65.0 38.3-84.7 9 35.0 15.3-61.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 43 19 52.0 34.3-69.3 24 48.0 30.7-65.7
No 451 341 75.0 69.5-79.8 110 25.0 20.2-30.5
Education
< High School 161 108 68.3 58.6-76.7 53 31.7 23.3-41.4
High School 171 128 72.3 62.7-80.2 43 27.7 19.8-37.3
> High School 162 124 78.2 69.4-84.9 38 21.8 15.1-30.6
Marital Status
Married 223 174 80.6 73.6-86.2 49 19.4 13.8-26.4
Other 271 186 65.8 58.0-72.8 85 34.2 27.2-42.0
Income
15,999 or less 202 138 67.3 58.4-75.1 64 32.7 24.9-41.6
16,000-24,999 79 62 79.1 65.8-88.1 17 20.9 11.9-34.2
25,000-39,999 63 45 62.5 46.6-76.2 18 37.5 23.8-53.4
40,000 or more 93 76 85.8 75.0-92.4 17 14.2 7.6-25.0
WIC recipient
No 198 155 79.0 70.8-85.3 43 21.0 14.7-29.2
Yes 292 201 68.6 61.5-75.0 91 31.4 25.0-38.5
Medicaid recipient
No 152 120 79.2 70.0-86.2 32 20.8 13.8-30.0
Yes 342 240 70.0 63.4-75.9 102 30.0 24.1-36.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 239 173 72.5 66.7-77.7 66 27.5 22.3-33.3
2500+ grams 255 187 72.9 67.1-78.1 68 27.1 21.9-32.9

#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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