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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What are your or your husband''s or partner''s reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? I DON''T THINK I CAN GET PREGNANT (STERILE)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 225 216 98.3 94.1-99.5 9 1.7 0.5- 5.9
Age
< 20 years 26 26 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 68 67 99.7 98.2- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
25-34 years 89 85 99.3 98.0-99.7 4 0.7 0.3- 2.0
35+ years 42 38 93.2 71.4-98.7 4 6.8 1.3-28.6
Race
White 141 136 97.9 90.7-99.6 5 2.1 0.4- 9.3
Black 71 68 99.1 97.3-99.7 3 0.9 0.3- 2.7
Other 13 12 98.5 89.7-99.8 1 1.5 0.2-10.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 31 30 94.2 68.9-99.2 1 5.8 0.8-31.1
No 194 186 99.3 98.5-99.6 8 0.7 0.4- 1.5
Education
< High School 56 55 96.0 76.5-99.4 1 4.0 0.6-23.5
High School 69 67 99.5 98.0-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0
> High School 98 92 98.9 97.7-99.5 6 1.1 0.5- 2.3
Marital Status
Married 134 126 99.0 97.9-99.5 8 1.0 0.5- 2.1
Other 91 90 97.4 84.0-99.6 1 2.6 0.4-16.0
Income
15,999 or less 73 72 99.7 98.3- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 1.7
16,000-24,999 23 23 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-39,999 27 25 98.9 95.6-99.7 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4
40,000 or more 64 59 98.7 96.8-99.5 5 1.3 0.5- 3.2
WIC recipient
No 105 98 98.9 97.6-99.5 7 1.1 0.5- 2.4
Yes 116 114 97.7 87.0-99.6 2 2.3 0.4-13.0
Medicaid recipient
No 98 91 98.9 97.6-99.5 7 1.1 0.5- 2.4
Yes 127 125 97.8 87.8-99.6 2 2.2 0.4-12.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 112 104 93.4 87.6-96.6 8 6.6 3.4-12.4
2500+ grams 113 112 98.8 92.0-99.8 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0

#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 22MAR05

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