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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 AM NOT HAVING SEX

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 197 151 76.1 66.8-83.4 46 23.9 16.6-33.2
Age
< 20 years 18 15 93.7 78.8-98.3 3 6.3 1.7-21.2
20-24 years 46 38 82.0 60.8-93.0 8 18.0 7.0-39.2
25-34 years 86 63 73.0 58.6-83.8 23 27.0 16.2-41.4
35+ years 47 35 69.6 49.0-84.5 12 30.4 15.5-51.0
Race
White 131 99 77.5 66.4-85.7 32 22.5 14.3-33.6
Black 45 37 76.3 52.8-90.3 8 23.7 9.7-47.2
Other 21 15 67.3 36.8-87.9 6 32.7 12.1-63.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 27 22 71.8 42.0-89.9 5 28.2 10.1-58.0
No 170 129 76.9 67.1-84.4 41 23.1 15.6-32.9
Education
< High School 38 30 67.2 42.1-85.2 8 32.8 14.8-57.9
High School 57 49 80.5 62.1-91.3 8 19.5 8.7-37.9
> High School 102 72 76.8 64.8-85.7 30 23.2 14.3-35.2
Marital Status
Married 121 96 82.1 71.7-89.2 25 17.9 10.8-28.3
Other 76 55 67.3 50.4-80.6 21 32.7 19.4-49.6
Income
14,999 or less 52 40 66.3 47.2-81.3 12 33.7 18.7-52.8
15,000-24,999 27 19 78.2 53.5-91.7 8 21.8 8.3-46.5
25,000-49,999 34 26 88.3 66.8-96.6 8 11.7 3.4-33.2
50,000 or more 60 43 74.2 57.5-86.0 17 25.8 14.0-42.5
WIC recipient
No 116 88 79.6 67.7-87.9 28 20.4 12.1-32.3
Yes 76 59 69.9 53.7-82.3 17 30.1 17.7-46.3
Medicaid recipient
No 96 72 82.7 71.4-90.2 24 17.3 9.8-28.6
Yes 101 79 70.6 56.4-81.6 22 29.4 18.4-43.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 104 78 76.7 67.3-84.0 26 23.3 16.0-32.7
2500+ grams 93 73 76.0 65.5-84.1 20 24.0 15.9-34.5

~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.

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