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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? UNSPECIFIED REASON*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 263 202 78.8 71.9-84.4 61 21.2 15.6-28.1
Age
< 20 years 32 28 88.1 66.4-96.6 4 11.9 3.4-33.6
20-24 years 62 53 85.4 69.5-93.8 9 14.6 6.2-30.5
25-34 years 133 97 74.4 63.7-82.7 36 25.6 17.3-36.3
35+ years 36 24 72.6 52.6-86.4 12 27.4 13.6-47.4
Race
White 180 137 78.5 70.0-85.0 43 21.5 15.0-30.0
Black 67 53 82.2 66.8-91.3 14 17.8 8.7-33.2
Other 16 12 71.7 41.6-90.0 4 28.3 10.0-58.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 52 47 93.0 79.1-97.9 5 7.0 2.1-20.9
No 210 155 74.4 66.1-81.3 55 25.6 18.7-33.9
Education
< High School 75 61 85.9 73.2-93.2 14 14.1 6.8-26.8
High School 61 49 78.1 61.2-88.9 12 21.9 11.1-38.8
> High School 126 92 74.2 63.6-82.6 34 25.8 17.4-36.4
Marital Status
Married 146 109 76.1 66.5-83.6 37 23.9 16.4-33.5
Other 117 93 81.7 70.9-89.1 24 18.3 10.9-29.1
Income
14,999 or less 92 73 84.3 72.2-91.7 19 15.7 8.3-27.8
15,000-24,999 28 21 70.2 44.4-87.4 7 29.8 12.6-55.6
25,000-49,999 37 27 76.5 56.4-89.1 10 23.5 10.9-43.6
50,000 or more 84 60 72.4 59.2-82.7 24 27.6 17.3-40.8
WIC recipient
No 134 97 73.8 63.4-82.1 37 26.2 17.9-36.6
Yes 126 103 83.3 73.2-90.1 23 16.7 9.9-26.8
Medicaid recipient
No 117 82 71.9 60.6-81.0 35 28.1 19.0-39.4
Yes 146 120 83.5 74.4-89.9 26 16.5 10.1-25.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 130 98 75.8 67.9-82.2 32 24.2 17.8-32.1
2500+ grams 133 104 79.1 71.5-85.2 29 20.9 14.8-28.5

*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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