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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? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 147 117 84.6 76.0-90.6 30 15.4 9.4-24.0
Age
< 20 years 17 14 96.0 86.5-98.9 3 4.0 1.1-13.5
20-24 years 39 31 85.1 63.6-94.9 8 14.9 5.1-36.4
25-34 years 54 42 82.1 67.1-91.2 12 17.9 8.8-32.9
35+ years 37 30 83.4 62.7-93.7 7 16.6 6.3-37.3
Race
White 102 82 86.7 77.2-92.6 20 13.3 7.4-22.8
Black 31 25 79.9 47.2-94.6 6 20.1 5.4-52.8
Other 14 10 76.1 42.7-93.1 4 23.9 6.9-57.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 14 96.5 90.0-98.9 4 3.5 1.1-10.0
No 129 103 82.4 72.5-89.3 26 17.6 10.7-27.5
Education
< High School 25 23 93.1 68.6-98.8 2 6.9 1.2-31.4
High School 47 32 69.9 51.0-83.9 15 30.1 16.1-49.0
> High School 75 62 90.1 78.6-95.7 13 9.9 4.3-21.4
Marital Status
Married 92 71 83.1 72.3-90.3 21 16.9 9.7-27.7
Other 55 46 87.8 69.7-95.7 9 12.2 4.3-30.3
Income
14,999 or less 42 36 92.4 74.7-98.0 6 7.6 2.0-25.3
15,000-24,999 25 20 79.8 50.1-94.0 5 20.2 6.0-49.9
25,000-49,999 17 13 81.6 52.1-94.7 4 18.4 5.3-47.9
50,000 or more 44 34 82.8 65.4-92.5 10 17.2 7.5-34.6
WIC recipient
No 87 67 84.8 73.8-91.7 20 15.2 8.3-26.2
Yes 57 47 84.3 67.8-93.2 10 15.7 6.8-32.2
Medicaid recipient
No 74 57 82.4 69.5-90.6 17 17.6 9.4-30.5
Yes 73 60 87.2 74.0-94.2 13 12.8 5.8-26.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 74 55 75.4 64.6-83.6 19 24.6 16.4-35.4
2500+ grams 73 62 85.7 75.8-91.9 11 14.3 8.1-24.2

~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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