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2006 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 412 244 60.6 54.5-66.4 168 39.4 33.6-45.5
Age
< 20 years 62 42 72.8 58.0-83.8 20 27.2 16.2-42.0
20-24 years 112 79 68.9 57.3-78.6 33 31.1 21.4-42.7
25-34 years 177 93 51.3 42.2-60.4 84 48.7 39.6-57.8
35+ years 61 30 56.1 38.6-72.2 31 43.9 27.8-61.4
Race
White 261 143 54.8 47.3-62.1 118 45.2 37.9-52.7
Black 127 85 70.5 58.7-80.1 42 29.5 19.9-41.3
Other 24 16 72.5 47.7-88.4 8 27.5 11.6-52.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 52 31 66.7 50.5-79.8 21 33.3 20.2-49.5
No 360 213 59.3 52.7-65.6 147 40.7 34.4-47.3
Education
< High School 86 54 70.5 56.9-81.2 32 29.5 18.8-43.1
High School 161 101 59.6 49.7-68.8 60 40.4 31.2-50.3
> High School 165 89 54.7 45.3-63.9 76 45.3 36.1-54.7
Marital Status
Married 215 105 49.5 41.4-57.7 110 50.5 42.3-58.6
Other 197 139 69.9 61.0-77.5 58 30.1 22.5-39.0
Income
14,999 or less 155 102 68.6 58.2-77.4 53 31.4 22.6-41.8
15,000-24,999 60 42 64.5 47.6-78.4 18 35.5 21.6-52.4
25,000-49,999 86 43 48.4 36.3-60.8 43 51.6 39.2-63.7
50,000 or more 74 33 47.7 34.4-61.3 41 52.3 38.7-65.6
WIC recipient
No 169 78 44.3 35.1-53.9 91 55.7 46.1-64.9
Yes 237 161 69.8 61.9-76.7 76 30.2 23.3-38.1
Medicaid recipient
No 143 65 44.1 34.6-54.0 78 55.9 46.0-65.4
Yes 269 179 69.0 61.3-75.7 90 31.0 24.3-38.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 185 113 63.2 55.8-70.1 72 36.8 29.9-44.2
2500+ grams 227 131 60.4 53.7-66.7 96 39.6 33.3-46.3

~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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