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2007 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 DON'T THINK I CAN GET PREGNANT (STERILE)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 263 248 94.2 89.3-96.9 15 5.8 3.1-10.7
Age
< 20 years 32 31 94.7 70.6-99.2 1 5.3 0.8-29.4
20-24 years 62 61 97.7 85.6-99.7 1 2.3 0.3-14.4
25-34 years 133 126 93.3 84.4-97.3 7 6.7 2.7-15.6
35+ years 36 30 90.7 74.0-97.1 6 9.3 2.9-26.0
Race
White 180 168 93.5 86.9-96.9 12 6.5 3.1-13.1
Black 67 64 94.3 80.9-98.5 3 5.7 1.5-19.1
Other 16 16 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 52 49 93.1 77.7-98.1 3 6.9 1.9-22.3
No 210 198 94.5 89.0-97.4 12 5.5 2.6-11.0
Education
< High School 75 72 94.8 82.7-98.6 3 5.2 1.4-17.3
High School 61 60 99.7 98.0- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
> High School 126 115 91.0 82.1-95.7 11 9.0 4.3-17.9
Marital Status
Married 146 135 93.4 86.3-97.0 11 6.6 3.0-13.7
Other 117 113 95.0 86.2-98.3 4 5.0 1.7-13.8
Income
14,999 or less 92 91 99.8 98.3- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
15,000-24,999 28 26 86.2 58.7-96.5 2 13.8 3.5-41.3
25,000-49,999 37 35 90.9 69.8-97.7 2 9.1 2.3-30.2
50,000 or more 84 75 92.7 82.5-97.2 9 7.3 2.8-17.5
WIC recipient
No 134 122 91.0 82.4-95.7 12 9.0 4.3-17.6
Yes 126 123 97.0 89.6-99.2 3 3.0 0.8-10.4
Medicaid recipient
No 117 107 93.4 85.3-97.2 10 6.6 2.8-14.7
Yes 146 141 94.8 87.2-98.0 5 5.2 2.0-12.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 130 123 95.2 90.4-97.7 7 4.8 2.3- 9.6
2500+ grams 133 125 94.1 88.6-97.0 8 5.9 3.0-11.4

*Asked only of mothers who reported not doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant.

#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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