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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 CAN'T PAY FOR BIRTH CONTROL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 197 178 91.0 83.9-95.2 19 9.0 4.8-16.1
Age
< 20 years 18 14 92.5 77.5-97.8 4 7.5 2.2-22.5
20-24 years 46 37 75.2 53.9-88.7 9 24.8 11.3-46.1
25-34 years 86 82 95.0 83.9-98.6 4 5.0 1.4-16.1
35+ years 47 45 99.2 96.7-99.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3
Race
White 131 117 89.7 80.3-94.9 14 10.3 5.1-19.7
Black 45 42 91.6 68.9-98.2 3 8.4 1.8-31.1
Other 21 19 98.2 92.4-99.6 2 1.8 0.4- 7.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 27 23 91.6 70.5-98.0 4 8.4 2.0-29.5
No 170 155 90.9 82.8-95.4 15 9.1 4.6-17.2
Education
< High School 38 33 96.1 90.0-98.6 5 3.9 1.4-10.0
High School 57 48 84.6 67.3-93.6 9 15.4 6.4-32.7
> High School 102 97 93.2 82.0-97.6 5 6.8 2.4-18.0
Marital Status
Married 121 112 94.3 86.5-97.8 9 5.7 2.2-13.5
Other 76 66 86.2 71.3-94.0 10 13.8 6.0-28.7
Income
14,999 or less 52 44 86.8 71.9-94.4 8 13.2 5.6-28.1
15,000-24,999 27 22 72.0 42.8-89.9 5 28.0 10.1-57.2
25,000-49,999 34 32 99.0 96.0-99.8 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0
50,000 or more 60 58 99.1 96.4-99.8 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6
WIC recipient
No 116 109 95.9 85.5-98.9 7 4.1 1.1-14.5
Yes 76 64 83.4 69.4-91.8 12 16.6 8.2-30.6
Medicaid recipient
No 96 93 97.6 88.5-99.5 3 2.4 0.5-11.5
Yes 101 85 85.6 73.7-92.6 16 14.4 7.4-26.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 104 92 87.0 78.2-92.5 12 13.0 7.5-21.8
2500+ grams 93 86 91.6 83.1-96.0 7 8.4 4.0-16.9

~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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