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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? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 476 393 84.0 79.5-87.7 83 16.0 12.3-20.5
Age
< 20 years 69 56 91.0 80.9-96.0 13 9.0 4.0-19.1
20-24 years 159 131 81.7 72.7-88.2 28 18.3 11.8-27.3
25-34 years 207 174 83.7 76.4-89.2 33 16.3 10.8-23.6
35+ years 41 32 81.8 63.5-92.0 9 18.2 8.0-36.5
Race
White 294 246 86.1 80.7-90.3 48 13.9 9.7-19.3
Black 164 134 81.0 71.9-87.7 30 19.0 12.3-28.1
Other 18 13 69.5 35.7-90.3 5 30.5 9.7-64.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 55 52 94.4 81.0-98.5 3 5.6 1.5-19.0
No 421 341 82.3 77.3-86.5 80 17.7 13.5-22.7
Education
< High School 126 98 82.4 72.4-89.3 28 17.6 10.7-27.6
High School 178 153 86.3 78.8-91.4 25 13.7 8.6-21.2
> High School 170 140 82.4 74.1-88.5 30 17.6 11.5-25.9
Marital Status
Married 227 189 83.0 76.4-88.1 38 17.0 11.9-23.6
Other 249 204 85.0 78.2-89.9 45 15.0 10.1-21.8
Income
14,999 or less 194 159 85.4 77.8-90.6 35 14.6 9.4-22.2
15,000-24,999 87 73 86.2 74.6-93.0 14 13.8 7.0-25.4
25,000-49,999 91 70 75.5 63.4-84.6 21 24.5 15.4-36.6
50,000 or more 58 51 88.8 75.2-95.4 7 11.2 4.6-24.8
WIC recipient
No 172 145 90.1 83.7-94.2 27 9.9 5.8-16.3
Yes 299 243 80.9 74.7-85.8 56 19.1 14.2-25.3
Medicaid recipient
No 146 122 82.0 73.2-88.4 24 18.0 11.6-26.8
Yes 330 271 84.9 79.3-89.2 59 15.1 10.8-20.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 226 184 80.3 74.5-85.0 42 19.7 15.0-25.5
2500+ grams 250 209 84.4 79.4-88.4 41 15.6 11.6-20.6

#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 02OCT06

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