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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 WANT TO GET PREGNANT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 225 195 88.1 81.6-92.5 30 11.9 7.5-18.4
Age
< 20 years 26 26 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 68 62 93.2 79.9-97.9 6 6.8 2.1-20.1
25-34 years 89 71 81.3 68.9-89.5 18 18.7 10.5-31.1
35+ years 42 36 88.6 72.0-95.9 6 11.4 4.1-28.0
Race
White 141 121 87.6 79.2-92.9 20 12.4 7.1-20.8
Black 71 63 89.8 75.8-96.1 8 10.2 3.9-24.2
Other 13 11 83.7 41.7-97.4 2 16.3 2.6-58.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 31 27 88.4 66.1-96.7 4 11.6 3.3-33.9
No 194 168 88.0 80.9-92.7 26 12.0 7.3-19.1
Education
< High School 56 52 92.5 76.3-97.9 4 7.5 2.1-23.7
High School 69 66 94.1 80.5-98.4 3 5.9 1.6-19.5
> High School 98 76 80.9 69.4-88.8 22 19.1 11.2-30.6
Marital Status
Married 134 112 86.3 77.5-92.0 22 13.7 8.0-22.5
Other 91 83 90.4 78.6-96.1 8 9.6 3.9-21.4
Income
15,999 or less 73 67 91.1 77.7-96.8 6 8.9 3.2-22.3
16,000-24,999 23 21 91.5 63.2-98.6 2 8.5 1.4-36.8
25,000-39,999 27 24 86.7 60.8-96.5 3 13.3 3.5-39.2
40,000 or more 64 48 81.0 67.1-89.9 16 19.0 10.1-32.9
WIC recipient
No 105 84 84.5 74.2-91.2 21 15.5 8.8-25.8
Yes 116 107 90.8 80.6-95.9 9 9.2 4.1-19.4
Medicaid recipient
No 98 77 82.4 71.4-89.8 21 17.6 10.2-28.6
Yes 127 118 92.8 83.8-97.0 9 7.2 3.0-16.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 112 96 86.7 79.5-91.6 16 13.3 8.4-20.5
2500+ grams 113 99 88.2 80.9-93.0 14 11.8 7.0-19.1

#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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