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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What are your or your husband''s or partner''s reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 213 141 68.5 60.3-75.6 72 31.5 24.4-39.7
Age
< 20 years 20 16 87.5 58.5-97.2 4 12.5 2.8-41.5
20-24 years 53 32 67.2 50.6-80.5 21 32.8 19.5-49.4
25-34 years 104 68 64.9 53.1-75.2 36 35.1 24.8-46.9
35+ years 36 25 72.2 50.6-86.8 11 27.8 13.2-49.4
Race
White 157 105 69.9 60.5-78.0 52 30.1 22.0-39.5
Black 43 25 57.1 37.9-74.4 18 42.9 25.6-62.1
Other 13 11 86.7 49.3-97.8 2 13.3 2.2-50.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 28 22 87.9 67.2-96.3 6 12.1 3.7-32.8
No 185 119 64.6 55.5-72.7 66 35.4 27.3-44.5
Education
< High School 56 40 76.6 60.3-87.5 16 23.4 12.5-39.7
High School 64 39 63.5 47.9-76.6 25 36.5 23.4-52.1
> High School 92 61 66.4 53.8-77.0 31 33.6 23.0-46.2
Marital Status
Married 130 84 63.3 52.9-72.5 46 36.7 27.5-47.1
Other 83 57 76.9 63.1-86.6 26 23.1 13.4-36.9
Income
14,999 or less 66 42 69.4 54.6-81.1 24 30.6 18.9-45.4
15,000-24,999 34 22 70.1 47.1-86.1 12 29.9 13.9-52.9
25,000-49,999 28 14 40.5 21.4-63.1 14 59.5 36.9-78.6
50,000 or more 63 45 71.8 57.0-83.1 18 28.2 16.9-43.0
WIC recipient
No 112 74 64.8 53.3-74.8 38 35.2 25.2-46.7
Yes 96 64 73.3 61.2-82.7 32 26.7 17.3-38.8
Medicaid recipient
No 96 62 60.8 48.8-71.7 34 39.2 28.3-51.2
Yes 117 79 74.8 63.7-83.5 38 25.2 16.5-36.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 96 62 64.7 54.9-73.4 34 35.3 26.6-45.1
2500+ grams 117 79 68.8 59.9-76.5 38 31.2 23.5-40.1

#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 02OCT06

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