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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What are your or your husband''s or partner''s reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER DOESN''T WANT TO USE ANYTHING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 225 203 89.3 82.6-93.6 22 10.7 6.4-17.4
Age
< 20 years 26 24 89.8 56.6-98.3 2 10.2 1.7-43.4
20-24 years 68 59 83.7 67.7-92.6 9 16.3 7.4-32.3
25-34 years 89 81 93.3 83.2-97.5 8 6.7 2.5-16.8
35+ years 42 39 89.2 71.2-96.5 3 10.8 3.5-28.8
Race
White 141 123 88.8 80.1-93.9 18 11.2 6.1-19.9
Black 71 68 91.4 76.6-97.2 3 8.6 2.8-23.4
Other 13 12 83.0 36.9-97.6 1 17.0 2.4-63.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 31 26 88.7 67.9-96.7 5 11.3 3.3-32.1
No 194 177 89.4 81.9-94.0 17 10.6 6.0-18.1
Education
< High School 56 47 87.6 71.5-95.2 9 12.4 4.8-28.5
High School 69 62 85.4 70.1-93.6 7 14.6 6.4-29.9
> High School 98 92 93.2 83.8-97.3 6 6.8 2.7-16.2
Marital Status
Married 134 118 89.4 80.7-94.5 16 10.6 5.5-19.3
Other 91 85 89.1 76.7-95.3 6 10.9 4.7-23.3
Income
15,999 or less 73 65 87.9 73.5-95.0 8 12.1 5.0-26.5
16,000-24,999 23 20 79.4 47.1-94.3 3 20.6 5.7-52.9
25,000-39,999 27 23 90.9 65.2-98.2 4 9.1 1.8-34.8
40,000 or more 64 59 90.0 76.8-96.1 5 10.0 3.9-23.2
WIC recipient
No 105 95 91.7 82.7-96.2 10 8.3 3.8-17.3
Yes 116 104 86.6 75.3-93.2 12 13.4 6.8-24.7
Medicaid recipient
No 98 89 91.7 82.5-96.3 9 8.3 3.7-17.5
Yes 127 114 87.3 76.6-93.5 13 12.7 6.5-23.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 112 102 91.4 85.1-95.2 10 8.6 4.8-14.9
2500+ grams 113 101 89.1 81.6-93.7 12 10.9 6.3-18.4

#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 22MAR05

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