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2006 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? I DON'T THINK I CAN GET PREGNANT (STERILE)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 197 189 99.4 98.7-99.7 8 0.6 0.3- 1.3
Age
< 20 years 18 18 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 46 46 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 years 86 82 99.3 98.2-99.8 4 0.7 0.2- 1.8
35+ years 47 43 98.4 95.7-99.4 4 1.6 0.6- 4.3
Race
White 131 124 99.2 98.3-99.6 7 0.8 0.4- 1.7
Black 45 45 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Other 21 20 99.3 95.4-99.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 27 26 99.4 95.7-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3
No 170 163 99.4 98.7-99.7 7 0.6 0.3- 1.3
Education
< High School 38 38 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
High School 57 56 99.7 97.9- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
> High School 102 95 98.9 97.6-99.5 7 1.1 0.5- 2.4
Marital Status
Married 121 114 99.1 98.1-99.6 7 0.9 0.4- 1.9
Other 76 75 99.8 98.4- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
Income
14,999 or less 52 52 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
15,000-24,999 27 26 99.3 95.3-99.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
25,000-49,999 34 34 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
50,000 or more 60 53 97.8 95.3-99.0 7 2.2 1.0- 4.7
WIC recipient
No 116 108 98.9 97.8-99.5 8 1.1 0.5- 2.2
Yes 76 76 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Medicaid recipient
No 96 88 98.6 97.1-99.3 8 1.4 0.7- 2.9
Yes 101 101 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 104 96 94.5 89.5-97.2 8 5.5 2.8-10.5
2500+ grams 93 93 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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