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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 HAD SIDE EFFECTS FROM THE BIRTH CONTROL METHOD I WAS USING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 458 390 86.2 81.7-89.8 68 13.8 10.2-18.3
Age
< 20 years 79 59 75.2 60.6-85.7 20 24.8 14.3-39.4
20-24 years 156 133 88.7 81.1-93.4 23 11.3 6.6-18.9
25-34 years 177 156 87.0 79.1-92.2 21 13.0 7.8-20.9
35+ years 46 42 95.3 80.9-99.0 4 4.7 1.0-19.1
Race
White 259 225 87.3 81.5-91.5 34 12.7 8.5-18.5
Black 183 150 82.9 74.1-89.2 33 17.1 10.8-25.9
Other 16 15 98.3 88.5-99.8 1 1.7 0.2-11.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 42 39 90.9 75.1-97.0 3 9.1 3.0-24.9
No 415 351 85.9 81.0-89.7 64 14.1 10.3-19.0
Education
< High School 139 114 88.3 79.6-93.6 25 11.7 6.4-20.4
High School 169 147 87.3 79.3-92.5 22 12.7 7.5-20.7
> High School 149 128 83.1 74.0-89.5 21 16.9 10.5-26.0
Marital Status
Married 200 177 89.1 82.7-93.3 23 10.9 6.7-17.3
Other 258 213 83.9 77.0-89.0 45 16.1 11.0-23.0
Income
15,999 or less 181 153 87.6 79.7-92.7 28 12.4 7.3-20.3
16,000-24,999 62 51 81.9 66.6-91.1 11 18.1 8.9-33.4
25,000-39,999 77 64 85.8 72.4-93.3 13 14.2 6.7-27.6
40,000 or more 79 72 86.3 74.0-93.3 7 13.7 6.7-26.0
WIC recipient
No 159 132 82.3 73.3-88.7 27 17.7 11.3-26.7
Yes 293 252 87.9 82.3-91.9 41 12.1 8.1-17.7
Medicaid recipient
No 130 119 91.2 83.1-95.6 11 8.8 4.4-16.9
Yes 328 271 84.2 78.4-88.7 57 15.8 11.3-21.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 222 185 82.9 77.4-87.3 37 17.1 12.7-22.6
2500+ grams 236 205 86.6 81.5-90.4 31 13.4 9.6-18.5

#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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