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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you or your husband or partner doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 835 438 52.8 48.4-57.1 397 47.2 42.9-51.6
Age
< 20 years 124 65 54.1 42.4-65.4 59 45.9 34.6-57.6
20-24 years 288 149 50.5 43.1-57.9 139 49.5 42.1-56.9
25-34 years 356 187 53.8 47.2-60.3 169 46.2 39.7-52.8
35+ years 67 37 55.3 40.4-69.3 30 44.7 30.7-59.6
Race
White 490 267 52.6 47.2-58.0 223 47.4 42.0-52.8
Black 305 153 55.3 47.5-62.9 152 44.7 37.1-52.5
Other 40 18 38.4 21.9-58.2 22 61.6 41.8-78.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 88 45 45.0 33.2-57.5 43 55.0 42.5-66.8
No 747 393 54.1 49.4-58.6 354 45.9 41.4-50.6
Education
< High School 204 114 53.2 44.3-61.9 90 46.8 38.1-55.7
High School 292 165 60.8 53.3-67.9 127 39.2 32.1-46.7
> High School 337 157 44.5 38.1-51.1 180 55.5 48.9-61.9
Marital Status
Married 372 208 57.7 51.5-63.7 164 42.3 36.3-48.5
Other 463 230 48.9 42.8-54.9 233 51.1 45.1-57.2
Income
14,999 or less 327 176 57.0 49.8-63.9 151 43.0 36.1-50.2
15,000-24,999 167 83 48.1 38.6-57.7 84 51.9 42.3-61.4
25,000-49,999 174 86 50.8 41.8-59.8 88 49.2 40.2-58.2
50,000 or more 96 52 50.9 39.2-62.6 44 49.1 37.4-60.8
WIC recipient
No 302 161 50.4 43.3-57.5 141 49.6 42.5-56.7
Yes 526 273 54.4 48.9-59.8 253 45.6 40.2-51.1
Medicaid recipient
No 245 134 55.6 47.9-63.1 111 44.4 36.9-52.1
Yes 590 304 51.7 46.4-56.9 286 48.3 43.1-53.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 404 209 52.4 47.7-57.2 195 47.6 42.8-52.3
2500+ grams 431 229 52.8 48.1-57.6 202 47.2 42.4-51.9

#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.

This page was generated on 02OCT06

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