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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 THOUGHT MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER WAS STERILE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 414 381 92.0 87.9-94.8 33 8.0 5.2-12.1
Age
< 20 years 62 59 94.7 81.3-98.7 3 5.3 1.3-18.7
20-24 years 113 109 96.4 88.5-98.9 4 3.6 1.1-11.5
25-34 years 178 159 89.6 82.6-93.9 19 10.4 6.1-17.4
35+ years 61 54 85.9 65.7-95.1 7 14.1 4.9-34.3
Race
White 262 240 92.8 87.8-95.9 22 7.2 4.1-12.2
Black 128 118 90.0 80.4-95.2 10 10.0 4.8-19.6
Other 24 23 94.1 67.8-99.2 1 5.9 0.8-32.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 53 48 87.0 71.3-94.7 5 13.0 5.3-28.7
No 361 333 93.1 88.9-95.7 28 6.9 4.3-11.1
Education
< High School 87 80 93.8 84.2-97.7 7 6.2 2.3-15.8
High School 161 144 88.1 79.8-93.3 17 11.9 6.7-20.2
> High School 166 157 95.0 89.0-97.8 9 5.0 2.2-11.0
Marital Status
Married 215 198 92.5 86.7-95.9 17 7.5 4.1-13.3
Other 199 183 91.6 85.2-95.4 16 8.4 4.6-14.8
Income
14,999 or less 156 140 88.9 80.4-93.9 16 11.1 6.1-19.6
15,000-24,999 61 54 86.7 71.1-94.5 7 13.3 5.5-28.9
25,000-49,999 86 85 99.9 99.1- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
50,000 or more 74 67 90.1 79.0-95.7 7 9.9 4.3-21.0
WIC recipient
No 170 157 90.5 82.8-95.0 13 9.5 5.0-17.2
Yes 238 218 92.8 87.4-96.0 20 7.2 4.0-12.6
Medicaid recipient
No 143 134 94.3 88.3-97.3 9 5.7 2.7-11.7
Yes 271 247 90.9 85.2-94.5 24 9.1 5.5-14.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 186 171 92.4 87.5-95.4 15 7.6 4.6-12.5
2500+ grams 228 210 92.0 87.5-95.0 18 8.0 5.0-12.5

~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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