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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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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 476 445 95.0 91.9-97.0 31 5.0 3.0- 8.1
Age
< 20 years 69 64 91.8 78.5-97.2 5 8.2 2.8-21.5
20-24 years 159 147 94.6 88.1-97.6 12 5.4 2.4-11.9
25-34 years 207 197 97.0 93.0-98.8 10 3.0 1.2- 7.0
35+ years 41 37 92.4 72.0-98.3 4 7.6 1.7-28.0
Race
White 294 273 94.5 90.3-97.0 21 5.5 3.0- 9.7
Black 164 155 95.7 89.5-98.3 9 4.3 1.7-10.5
Other 18 17 98.7 91.0-99.8 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 55 52 94.4 81.0-98.5 3 5.6 1.5-19.0
No 421 393 95.1 91.8-97.1 28 4.9 2.9- 8.2
Education
< High School 126 118 94.3 87.0-97.6 8 5.7 2.4-13.0
High School 178 164 93.9 87.6-97.1 14 6.1 2.9-12.4
> High School 170 161 97.1 92.2-99.0 9 2.9 1.0- 7.8
Marital Status
Married 227 217 96.1 91.5-98.2 10 3.9 1.8- 8.5
Other 249 228 94.0 89.0-96.8 21 6.0 3.2-11.0
Income
14,999 or less 194 179 93.8 88.1-96.9 15 6.2 3.1-11.9
15,000-24,999 87 81 96.4 86.8-99.1 6 3.6 0.9-13.2
25,000-49,999 91 87 95.7 85.9-98.8 4 4.3 1.2-14.1
50,000 or more 58 55 95.7 79.6-99.2 3 4.3 0.8-20.4
WIC recipient
No 172 162 96.0 90.3-98.4 10 4.0 1.6- 9.7
Yes 299 279 94.6 90.3-97.0 20 5.4 3.0- 9.7
Medicaid recipient
No 146 142 97.2 90.4-99.2 4 2.8 0.8- 9.6
Yes 330 303 94.1 90.0-96.5 27 5.9 3.5-10.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 226 206 91.0 86.5-94.1 20 9.0 5.9-13.5
2500+ grams 250 239 95.4 91.9-97.5 11 4.6 2.5- 8.1

#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.

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