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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? I DIDN'T MIND IF I GOT PREGNANT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 280 173 60.7 53.1-67.7 107 39.3 32.3-46.9
Age
< 20 years 32 26 76.1 52.8-90.1 6 23.9 9.9-47.2
20-24 years 77 51 71.4 56.5-82.7 26 28.6 17.3-43.5
25-34 years 132 71 50.1 39.4-60.8 61 49.9 39.2-60.6
35+ years 39 25 60.5 40.6-77.4 14 39.5 22.6-59.4
Race
White 183 101 56.8 47.7-65.4 82 43.2 34.6-52.3
Black 85 63 70.7 54.9-82.6 22 29.3 17.4-45.1
Other 12 9 65.5 32.6-88.2 3 34.5 11.8-67.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 32 25 76.4 55.4-89.4 7 23.6 10.6-44.6
No 248 148 57.5 49.4-65.3 100 42.5 34.7-50.6
Education
< High School 67 47 68.2 52.8-80.5 20 31.8 19.5-47.2
High School 91 65 67.1 52.9-78.8 26 32.9 21.2-47.1
> High School 122 61 52.0 41.1-62.8 61 48.0 37.2-58.9
Marital Status
Married 135 67 43.7 34.0-54.0 68 56.3 46.0-66.0
Other 145 106 78.0 67.5-85.9 39 22.0 14.1-32.5
Income
14,999 or less 112 84 81.3 69.8-89.1 28 18.7 10.9-30.2
15,000-24,999 54 37 63.9 45.3-79.1 17 36.1 20.9-54.7
25,000-49,999 43 17 31.5 17.3-50.3 26 68.5 49.7-82.7
50,000 or more 49 22 43.6 28.2-60.3 27 56.4 39.7-71.8
WIC recipient
No 131 73 54.5 43.9-64.7 58 45.5 35.3-56.1
Yes 143 96 67.9 57.0-77.2 47 32.1 22.8-43.0
Medicaid recipient
No 103 49 46.3 35.1-57.9 54 53.7 42.1-64.9
Yes 177 124 70.5 60.8-78.7 53 29.5 21.3-39.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 140 93 69.0 61.1-75.9 47 31.0 24.1-38.9
2500+ grams 140 80 59.7 51.4-67.5 60 40.3 32.5-48.6

~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.

This page was generated on 25JUN07

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