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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER DOESN'T WANT TO USE ANYTHING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 146 130 89.7 81.7-94.4 16 10.3 5.6-18.3
Age
< 20 years 17 16 98.2 88.0-99.8 1 1.8 0.2-12.0
20-24 years 38 31 85.1 65.8-94.4 7 14.9 5.6-34.2
25-34 years 54 49 87.9 72.3-95.3 5 12.1 4.7-27.7
35+ years 37 34 94.1 74.8-98.9 3 5.9 1.1-25.2
Race
White 102 95 93.8 85.5-97.5 7 6.2 2.5-14.5
Black 31 26 84.6 56.3-95.9 5 15.4 4.1-43.7
Other 13 9 68.1 35.6-89.2 4 31.9 10.8-64.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 17 17 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 129 113 87.8 78.6-93.4 16 12.2 6.6-21.4
Education
< High School 24 23 99.2 94.7-99.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3
High School 47 42 86.9 68.0-95.4 5 13.1 4.6-32.0
> High School 75 65 86.5 73.1-93.8 10 13.5 6.2-26.9
Marital Status
Married 92 83 88.2 77.7-94.2 9 11.8 5.8-22.3
Other 54 47 92.7 76.8-98.0 7 7.3 2.0-23.2
Income
14,999 or less 42 35 81.9 62.4-92.5 7 18.1 7.5-37.6
15,000-24,999 25 23 98.1 92.5-99.6 2 1.9 0.4- 7.5
25,000-49,999 17 13 81.6 52.1-94.7 4 18.4 5.3-47.9
50,000 or more 44 43 96.3 78.1-99.5 1 3.7 0.5-21.9
WIC recipient
No 87 80 92.2 82.1-96.8 7 7.8 3.2-17.9
Yes 56 47 85.6 69.8-93.9 9 14.4 6.1-30.2
Medicaid recipient
No 74 65 84.2 70.9-92.1 9 15.8 7.9-29.1
Yes 72 65 96.0 87.4-98.8 7 4.0 1.2-12.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 73 65 88.9 79.4-94.3 8 11.1 5.7-20.6
2500+ grams 73 65 89.8 80.8-94.8 8 10.2 5.2-19.2

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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