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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What were your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 414 359 87.4 82.8-90.9 55 12.6 9.1-17.2
Age
< 20 years 62 53 89.3 75.9-95.7 9 10.7 4.3-24.1
20-24 years 113 97 87.8 78.2-93.5 16 12.2 6.5-21.8
25-34 years 178 158 88.4 81.2-93.0 20 11.6 7.0-18.8
35+ years 61 51 77.5 59.2-89.1 10 22.5 10.9-40.8
Race
White 262 222 84.6 78.4-89.3 40 15.4 10.7-21.6
Black 128 115 91.2 82.3-95.8 13 8.8 4.2-17.7
Other 24 22 98.5 93.8-99.7 2 1.5 0.3- 6.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 53 46 88.0 71.0-95.6 7 12.0 4.4-29.0
No 361 313 87.2 82.4-90.9 48 12.8 9.1-17.6
Education
< High School 87 75 86.1 73.5-93.3 12 13.9 6.7-26.5
High School 161 140 88.9 81.9-93.5 21 11.1 6.5-18.1
> High School 166 144 86.5 78.7-91.8 22 13.5 8.2-21.3
Marital Status
Married 215 188 87.0 80.5-91.5 27 13.0 8.5-19.5
Other 199 171 87.7 80.7-92.4 28 12.3 7.6-19.3
Income
14,999 or less 156 137 89.2 81.0-94.1 19 10.8 5.9-19.0
15,000-24,999 61 52 87.8 73.3-95.0 9 12.2 5.0-26.7
25,000-49,999 86 75 87.2 76.5-93.5 11 12.8 6.5-23.5
50,000 or more 74 64 85.2 72.7-92.6 10 14.8 7.4-27.3
WIC recipient
No 170 145 84.6 76.4-90.3 25 15.4 9.7-23.6
Yes 238 208 88.8 82.8-92.9 30 11.2 7.1-17.2
Medicaid recipient
No 143 123 85.8 77.7-91.2 20 14.2 8.8-22.3
Yes 271 236 88.2 82.2-92.3 35 11.8 7.7-17.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 186 160 83.9 77.1-89.0 26 16.1 11.0-22.9
2500+ grams 228 199 87.7 82.6-91.4 29 12.3 8.6-17.4

~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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