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2004 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 PROBLEMS GETTING BIRTH CONTROL WHEN I NEEDED IT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 476 427 88.5 84.2-91.7 49 11.5 8.3-15.8
Age
< 20 years 69 62 91.1 78.3-96.7 7 8.9 3.3-21.7
20-24 years 159 136 84.8 76.1-90.8 23 15.2 9.2-23.9
25-34 years 207 190 90.4 83.8-94.4 17 9.6 5.6-16.2
35+ years 41 39 88.5 64.6-97.0 2 11.5 3.0-35.4
Race
White 294 263 88.0 82.4-92.0 31 12.0 8.0-17.6
Black 164 149 89.7 81.6-94.5 15 10.3 5.5-18.4
Other 18 15 85.5 52.5-96.9 3 14.5 3.1-47.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 55 48 80.7 63.8-90.8 7 19.3 9.2-36.2
No 421 379 89.7 85.4-92.9 42 10.3 7.1-14.6
Education
< High School 126 109 86.1 76.2-92.4 17 13.9 7.6-23.8
High School 178 164 89.0 81.4-93.7 14 11.0 6.3-18.6
> High School 170 152 89.7 82.4-94.2 18 10.3 5.8-17.6
Marital Status
Married 227 207 91.7 86.1-95.1 20 8.3 4.9-13.9
Other 249 220 85.5 78.5-90.5 29 14.5 9.5-21.5
Income
14,999 or less 194 169 85.7 77.9-91.0 25 14.3 9.0-22.1
15,000-24,999 87 74 82.8 70.1-90.8 13 17.2 9.2-29.9
25,000-49,999 91 87 94.4 84.4-98.1 4 5.6 1.9-15.6
50,000 or more 58 56 99.4 97.7-99.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3
WIC recipient
No 172 159 94.5 88.4-97.4 13 5.5 2.6-11.6
Yes 299 263 85.4 79.4-89.8 36 14.6 10.2-20.6
Medicaid recipient
No 146 139 96.2 90.3-98.6 7 3.8 1.4- 9.7
Yes 330 288 85.1 79.4-89.5 42 14.9 10.5-20.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 226 205 90.1 85.4-93.5 21 9.9 6.5-14.6
2500+ grams 250 222 88.3 83.5-91.8 28 11.7 8.2-16.5

#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.

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