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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What were your or your husband''s or partner''s reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER DIDN''T WANT TO USE ANYTHING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 458 377 83.2 78.3-87.1 81 16.8 12.9-21.7
Age
< 20 years 79 58 75.2 60.8-85.6 21 24.8 14.4-39.2
20-24 years 156 127 81.3 72.5-87.8 29 18.7 12.2-27.5
25-34 years 177 152 88.6 81.4-93.2 25 11.4 6.8-18.6
35+ years 46 40 85.1 67.2-94.1 6 14.9 5.9-32.8
Race
White 259 221 86.0 80.0-90.4 38 14.0 9.6-20.0
Black 183 142 78.1 68.7-85.3 41 21.9 14.7-31.3
Other 16 14 79.5 45.0-94.9 2 20.5 5.1-55.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 42 40 99.4 97.7-99.8 2 0.6 0.2- 2.3
No 415 337 81.1 75.7-85.5 78 18.9 14.5-24.3
Education
< High School 139 108 80.6 70.7-87.7 31 19.4 12.3-29.3
High School 169 140 82.6 73.9-88.8 29 17.4 11.2-26.1
> High School 149 128 86.1 77.8-91.7 21 13.9 8.3-22.2
Marital Status
Married 200 173 87.0 80.1-91.7 27 13.0 8.3-19.9
Other 258 204 80.0 72.9-85.7 54 20.0 14.3-27.1
Income
15,999 or less 181 138 78.7 69.9-85.5 43 21.3 14.5-30.1
16,000-24,999 62 51 79.2 63.4-89.3 11 20.8 10.7-36.6
25,000-39,999 77 63 81.1 67.0-90.1 14 18.9 9.9-33.0
40,000 or more 79 71 89.4 77.9-95.3 8 10.6 4.7-22.1
WIC recipient
No 159 131 82.3 73.4-88.7 28 17.7 11.3-26.6
Yes 293 240 83.2 77.0-88.0 53 16.8 12.0-23.0
Medicaid recipient
No 130 118 89.8 81.5-94.7 12 10.2 5.3-18.5
Yes 328 259 80.4 74.3-85.4 69 19.6 14.6-25.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 222 180 80.6 74.9-85.2 42 19.4 14.8-25.1
2500+ grams 236 197 83.4 78.1-87.7 39 16.6 12.3-21.9

#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.

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