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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? I DON'T WANT TO USE BIRTH CONTROL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 197 148 77.8 69.3-84.6 49 22.2 15.4-30.7
Age
< 20 years 18 11 67.4 31.4-90.4 7 32.6 9.6-68.6
20-24 years 46 37 82.3 61.9-93.0 9 17.7 7.0-38.1
25-34 years 86 63 75.7 62.7-85.2 23 24.3 14.8-37.3
35+ years 47 37 82.1 64.1-92.2 10 17.9 7.8-35.9
Race
White 131 102 81.1 71.2-88.2 29 18.9 11.8-28.8
Black 45 30 66.8 44.0-83.7 15 33.2 16.3-56.0
Other 21 16 76.6 49.0-91.8 5 23.4 8.2-51.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 27 24 92.4 70.1-98.4 3 7.6 1.6-29.9
No 170 124 75.2 65.6-82.8 46 24.8 17.2-34.4
Education
< High School 38 28 80.9 58.2-92.8 10 19.1 7.2-41.8
High School 57 44 80.2 64.1-90.2 13 19.8 9.8-35.9
> High School 102 76 75.0 62.4-84.5 26 25.0 15.5-37.6
Marital Status
Married 121 89 76.2 65.4-84.4 32 23.8 15.6-34.6
Other 76 59 80.3 64.8-90.0 17 19.7 10.0-35.2
Income
14,999 or less 52 46 90.3 72.6-97.1 6 9.7 2.9-27.4
15,000-24,999 27 20 57.1 31.6-79.3 7 42.9 20.7-68.4
25,000-49,999 34 21 75.0 54.3-88.4 13 25.0 11.6-45.7
50,000 or more 60 45 79.0 63.1-89.2 15 21.0 10.8-36.9
WIC recipient
No 116 82 74.0 62.7-82.8 34 26.0 17.2-37.3
Yes 76 61 82.4 67.0-91.5 15 17.6 8.5-33.0
Medicaid recipient
No 96 68 75.7 63.5-84.8 28 24.3 15.2-36.5
Yes 101 80 79.7 66.8-88.4 21 20.3 11.6-33.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 104 75 72.5 62.8-80.5 29 27.5 19.5-37.2
2500+ grams 93 73 78.6 68.8-85.9 20 21.4 14.1-31.2

~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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