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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? I DIDN''T MIND IF I GOT PREGNANT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 458 312 66.2 60.5-71.5 146 33.8 28.5-39.5
Age
< 20 years 80 59 70.7 55.9-82.2 21 29.3 17.8-44.1
20-24 years 156 116 75.9 66.6-83.2 40 24.1 16.8-33.4
25-34 years 176 113 60.3 50.8-69.1 63 39.7 30.9-49.2
35+ years 46 24 44.4 27.7-62.4 22 55.6 37.6-72.3
Race
White 260 159 59.6 52.2-66.6 101 40.4 33.4-47.8
Black 182 144 81.5 72.5-88.0 38 18.5 12.0-27.5
Other 16 9 38.9 15.3-69.2 7 61.1 30.8-84.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 43 36 85.3 68.2-94.0 7 14.7 6.0-31.8
No 414 276 63.7 57.5-69.4 138 36.3 30.6-42.5
Education
< High School 139 103 69.1 58.1-78.3 36 30.9 21.7-41.9
High School 169 121 75.2 66.0-82.6 48 24.8 17.4-34.0
> High School 149 88 53.3 43.4-63.0 61 46.7 37.0-56.6
Marital Status
Married 201 106 49.7 41.2-58.1 95 50.3 41.9-58.8
Other 257 206 79.8 72.4-85.5 51 20.2 14.5-27.6
Income
15,999 or less 180 134 74.9 65.7-82.3 46 25.1 17.7-34.3
16,000-24,999 62 46 67.0 50.9-79.9 16 33.0 20.1-49.1
25,000-39,999 77 48 57.4 42.5-71.1 29 42.6 28.9-57.5
40,000 or more 79 39 52.3 39.4-64.9 40 47.7 35.1-60.6
WIC recipient
No 159 91 48.8 39.2-58.5 68 51.2 41.5-60.8
Yes 293 217 75.6 68.8-81.4 76 24.4 18.6-31.2
Medicaid recipient
No 131 70 51.4 41.1-61.7 61 48.6 38.3-58.9
Yes 327 242 72.3 65.5-78.2 85 27.7 21.8-34.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 222 160 73.5 67.5-78.7 62 26.5 21.3-32.5
2500+ grams 236 152 65.5 59.2-71.3 84 34.5 28.7-40.8

#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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