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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you or your husband or partner doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 740 423 57.8 53.2-62.3 317 42.2 37.7-46.8
Age
< 20 years 120 74 68.2 55.7-78.5 46 31.8 21.5-44.3
20-24 years 271 145 54.1 46.6-61.5 126 45.9 38.5-53.4
25-34 years 270 160 55.7 48.2-63.0 110 44.3 37.0-51.8
35+ years 79 44 63.7 49.1-76.1 35 36.3 23.9-50.9
Race
White 423 237 55.3 49.5-61.0 186 44.7 39.0-50.5
Black 286 172 65.4 57.3-72.8 114 34.6 27.2-42.7
Other 31 14 42.0 22.9-64.0 17 58.0 36.0-77.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 67 38 57.0 43.3-69.7 29 43.0 30.3-56.7
No 672 384 57.8 52.9-62.6 288 42.2 37.4-47.1
Education
< High School 209 132 65.5 56.5-73.5 77 34.5 26.5-43.5
High School 271 159 57.5 49.8-64.8 112 42.5 35.2-50.2
> High School 259 131 52.1 44.6-59.6 128 47.9 40.4-55.4
Marital Status
Married 330 185 56.5 49.9-62.9 145 43.5 37.1-50.1
Other 410 238 59.0 52.5-65.2 172 41.0 34.8-47.5
Income
15,999 or less 292 168 59.7 52.0-66.9 124 40.3 33.1-48.0
16,000-24,999 102 53 53.4 41.6-64.8 49 46.6 35.2-58.4
25,000-39,999 118 73 59.4 47.5-70.3 45 40.6 29.7-52.5
40,000 or more 123 70 57.3 46.5-67.4 53 42.7 32.6-53.5
WIC recipient
No 270 147 52.6 45.0-60.0 123 47.4 40.0-55.0
Yes 463 271 60.3 54.4-65.9 192 39.7 34.1-45.6
Medicaid recipient
No 225 120 53.1 45.1-61.0 105 46.9 39.0-54.9
Yes 515 303 59.9 54.3-65.3 212 40.1 34.7-45.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 364 207 57.4 52.4-62.3 157 42.6 37.7-47.6
2500+ grams 376 216 57.8 52.8-62.8 160 42.2 37.2-47.2

#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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