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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 DON''T WANT TO USE BIRTH CONTROL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 225 170 71.8 63.5-78.8 55 28.2 21.2-36.5
Age
< 20 years 26 26 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 68 49 70.7 54.3-83.0 19 29.3 17.0-45.7
25-34 years 89 61 63.0 49.7-74.5 28 37.0 25.5-50.3
35+ years 42 34 77.5 58.5-89.3 8 22.5 10.7-41.5
Race
White 141 106 68.7 58.3-77.5 35 31.3 22.5-41.7
Black 71 56 77.6 61.8-88.1 15 22.4 11.9-38.2
Other 13 8 78.7 41.5-95.1 5 21.3 4.9-58.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 31 26 82.0 61.0-93.0 5 18.0 7.0-39.0
No 194 144 69.3 60.1-77.2 50 30.7 22.8-39.9
Education
< High School 56 46 79.9 62.9-90.2 10 20.1 9.8-37.1
High School 69 54 70.1 53.8-82.6 15 29.9 17.4-46.2
> High School 98 69 67.8 55.3-78.2 29 32.2 21.8-44.7
Marital Status
Married 134 90 61.1 50.1-71.1 44 38.9 28.9-49.9
Other 91 80 86.2 73.5-93.3 11 13.8 6.7-26.5
Income
15,999 or less 73 60 77.6 62.2-87.9 13 22.4 12.1-37.8
16,000-24,999 23 15 66.9 38.1-86.9 8 33.1 13.1-61.9
25,000-39,999 27 18 71.0 45.7-87.7 9 29.0 12.3-54.3
40,000 or more 64 42 55.8 40.7-69.9 22 44.2 30.1-59.3
WIC recipient
No 105 72 66.5 54.4-76.8 33 33.5 23.2-45.6
Yes 116 96 78.0 66.0-86.6 20 22.0 13.4-34.0
Medicaid recipient
No 98 64 62.8 50.5-73.7 34 37.2 26.3-49.5
Yes 127 106 79.2 67.8-87.4 21 20.8 12.6-32.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 112 91 82.1 74.3-87.9 21 17.9 12.1-25.7
2500+ grams 113 79 70.7 61.7-78.4 34 29.3 21.6-38.3

#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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