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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 AM NOT HAVING SEX*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 263 196 69.5 61.7-76.3 67 30.5 23.7-38.3
Age
< 20 years 32 22 61.1 39.2-79.3 10 38.9 20.7-60.8
20-24 years 62 53 80.0 63.3-90.3 9 20.0 9.7-36.7
25-34 years 133 96 67.3 55.7-77.1 37 32.7 22.9-44.3
35+ years 36 25 67.8 47.3-83.2 11 32.2 16.8-52.7
Race
White 180 139 72.5 63.1-80.3 41 27.5 19.7-36.9
Black 67 43 56.6 40.3-71.5 24 43.4 28.5-59.7
Other 16 14 83.7 52.7-95.9 2 16.3 4.1-47.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 52 35 57.6 40.8-72.7 17 42.4 27.3-59.2
No 210 160 73.3 64.6-80.5 50 26.7 19.5-35.4
Education
< High School 75 58 73.7 59.0-84.5 17 26.3 15.5-41.0
High School 61 46 65.7 48.5-79.6 15 34.3 20.4-51.5
> High School 126 91 68.4 56.9-78.0 35 31.6 22.0-43.1
Marital Status
Married 146 123 83.1 73.8-89.5 23 16.9 10.5-26.2
Other 117 73 55.5 43.7-66.8 44 44.5 33.2-56.3
Income
14,999 or less 92 64 61.6 47.9-73.8 28 38.4 26.2-52.1
15,000-24,999 28 20 61.4 36.4-81.6 8 38.6 18.4-63.6
25,000-49,999 37 26 70.5 49.7-85.3 11 29.5 14.7-50.3
50,000 or more 84 71 86.4 74.5-93.2 13 13.6 6.8-25.5
WIC recipient
No 134 102 70.2 58.9-79.5 32 29.8 20.5-41.1
Yes 126 91 68.4 57.0-77.9 35 31.6 22.1-43.0
Medicaid recipient
No 117 94 79.5 68.4-87.4 23 20.5 12.6-31.6
Yes 146 102 62.7 52.0-72.3 44 37.3 27.7-48.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 130 102 78.1 70.3-84.3 28 21.9 15.7-29.7
2500+ grams 133 94 68.6 60.1-76.1 39 31.4 23.9-39.9

*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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