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2005 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? MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER DIDN'T WANT TO USE ANYTHING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 279 219 74.5 67.2-80.7 60 25.5 19.3-32.8
Age
< 20 years 32 14 33.3 16.6-55.7 18 66.7 44.3-83.4
20-24 years 76 65 84.7 70.2-92.8 11 15.3 7.2-29.8
25-34 years 132 108 79.9 69.7-87.3 24 20.1 12.7-30.3
35+ years 39 32 77.0 56.1-89.8 7 23.0 10.2-43.9
Race
White 182 145 74.0 65.0-81.3 37 26.0 18.7-35.0
Black 85 67 78.1 62.8-88.3 18 21.9 11.7-37.2
Other 12 7 66.8 34.5-88.5 5 33.2 11.5-65.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 31 24 68.1 46.6-83.9 7 31.9 16.1-53.4
No 248 195 75.7 67.9-82.1 53 24.3 17.9-32.1
Education
< High School 66 43 61.5 45.9-75.0 23 38.5 25.0-54.1
High School 91 71 71.1 56.5-82.3 20 28.9 17.7-43.5
> High School 122 105 84.6 74.7-91.0 17 15.4 9.0-25.3
Marital Status
Married 135 110 78.2 68.4-85.6 25 21.8 14.4-31.6
Other 144 109 70.7 59.3-80.0 35 29.3 20.0-40.7
Income
14,999 or less 112 84 71.9 59.3-81.9 28 28.1 18.1-40.7
15,000-24,999 54 44 78.2 59.1-89.9 10 21.8 10.1-40.9
25,000-49,999 43 34 75.8 56.7-88.2 9 24.2 11.8-43.3
50,000 or more 49 43 81.3 64.3-91.3 6 18.7 8.7-35.7
WIC recipient
No 131 106 79.2 69.0-86.6 25 20.8 13.4-31.0
Yes 142 110 70.9 59.9-80.0 32 29.1 20.0-40.1
Medicaid recipient
No 103 88 81.5 70.5-89.1 15 18.5 10.9-29.5
Yes 176 131 69.6 59.6-78.1 45 30.4 21.9-40.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 140 115 79.8 72.0-85.8 25 20.2 14.2-28.0
2500+ grams 139 104 73.9 65.8-80.7 35 26.1 19.3-34.2

~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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