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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? I CAN''T PAY FOR BIRTH CONTROL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 225 210 92.3 85.9-95.9 15 7.7 4.1-14.1
Age
< 20 years 26 23 88.9 57.5-97.9 3 11.1 2.1-42.5
20-24 years 68 61 90.2 75.5-96.5 7 9.8 3.5-24.5
25-34 years 89 84 91.1 78.9-96.5 5 8.9 3.5-21.1
35+ years 42 42 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 141 130 89.9 80.8-95.0 11 10.1 5.0-19.2
Black 71 67 96.5 85.5-99.2 4 3.5 0.8-14.5
Other 13 13 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 31 26 80.7 58.8-92.4 5 19.3 7.6-41.2
No 194 184 95.0 88.5-97.9 10 5.0 2.1-11.5
Education
< High School 56 48 82.3 64.9-92.1 8 17.7 7.9-35.1
High School 69 64 91.0 76.5-96.9 5 9.0 3.1-23.5
> High School 98 96 99.6 98.6-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.4
Marital Status
Married 134 129 96.6 89.0-99.0 5 3.4 1.0-11.0
Other 91 81 86.4 73.7-93.5 10 13.6 6.5-26.3
Income
15,999 or less 73 68 87.7 72.0-95.2 5 12.3 4.8-28.0
16,000-24,999 23 18 79.7 50.1-93.9 5 20.3 6.1-49.9
25,000-39,999 27 25 92.2 63.7-98.7 2 7.8 1.3-36.3
40,000 or more 64 64 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 105 102 96.2 86.5-99.0 3 3.8 1.0-13.5
Yes 116 104 88.4 77.5-94.4 12 11.6 5.6-22.5
Medicaid recipient
No 98 96 97.8 87.3-99.6 2 2.2 0.4-12.7
Yes 127 114 87.7 77.2-93.7 13 12.3 6.3-22.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 112 105 94.1 88.4-97.1 7 5.9 2.9-11.6
2500+ grams 113 105 92.1 85.0-96.0 8 7.9 4.0-15.0

#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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