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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 THOUGHT MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER WAS STERILE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 457 426 94.0 90.7-96.2 31 6.0 3.8- 9.3
Age
< 20 years 79 77 97.4 85.7-99.6 2 2.6 0.4-14.3
20-24 years 156 141 91.8 84.8-95.7 15 8.2 4.3-15.2
25-34 years 176 165 94.1 87.6-97.3 11 5.9 2.7-12.4
35+ years 46 43 95.7 80.4-99.2 3 4.3 0.8-19.6
Race
White 259 242 94.8 90.6-97.2 17 5.2 2.8- 9.4
Black 182 169 93.1 85.9-96.8 13 6.9 3.2-14.1
Other 16 15 88.9 50.5-98.4 1 11.1 1.6-49.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 42 42 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 414 384 93.6 89.8-96.0 30 6.4 4.0-10.2
Education
< High School 139 131 93.6 86.1-97.1 8 6.4 2.9-13.9
High School 168 151 91.5 84.5-95.6 17 8.5 4.4-15.5
> High School 149 143 97.3 91.8-99.1 6 2.7 0.9- 8.2
Marital Status
Married 200 189 93.9 88.3-97.0 11 6.1 3.0-11.7
Other 257 237 94.1 89.3-96.8 20 5.9 3.2-10.7
Income
15,999 or less 181 168 92.6 86.0-96.2 13 7.4 3.8-14.0
16,000-24,999 62 56 93.6 81.7-98.0 6 6.4 2.0-18.3
25,000-39,999 76 69 95.7 85.5-98.8 7 4.3 1.2-14.5
40,000 or more 79 76 95.9 85.9-98.9 3 4.1 1.1-14.1
WIC recipient
No 159 151 96.2 90.4-98.6 8 3.8 1.4- 9.6
Yes 292 269 92.8 88.0-95.7 23 7.2 4.3-12.0
Medicaid recipient
No 130 125 95.9 88.6-98.6 5 4.1 1.4-11.4
Yes 327 301 93.3 89.0-96.0 26 6.7 4.0-11.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 222 205 92.8 88.9-95.4 17 7.2 4.6-11.1
2500+ grams 235 221 94.2 90.4-96.5 14 5.8 3.5- 9.6

#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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