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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? I CAN'T PAY FOR BIRTH CONTROL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 263 247 92.9 87.5-96.1 16 7.1 3.9-12.5
Age
< 20 years 32 29 84.1 60.9-94.7 3 15.9 5.3-39.1
20-24 years 62 57 93.4 80.5-98.0 5 6.6 2.0-19.5
25-34 years 133 125 93.3 84.9-97.2 8 6.7 2.8-15.1
35+ years 36 36 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 180 167 91.9 84.9-95.8 13 8.1 4.2-15.1
Black 67 64 93.2 78.1-98.2 3 6.8 1.8-21.9
Other 16 16 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 52 45 87.3 72.3-94.7 7 12.7 5.3-27.7
No 210 201 94.7 88.6-97.6 9 5.3 2.4-11.4
Education
< High School 75 67 87.4 74.2-94.3 8 12.6 5.7-25.8
High School 61 56 92.4 78.1-97.6 5 7.6 2.4-21.9
> High School 126 123 97.1 89.9-99.2 3 2.9 0.8-10.1
Marital Status
Married 146 141 94.8 87.3-98.0 5 5.2 2.0-12.7
Other 117 106 90.9 81.6-95.8 11 9.1 4.2-18.4
Income
14,999 or less 92 82 92.2 82.1-96.8 10 7.8 3.2-17.9
15,000-24,999 28 25 79.9 52.9-93.3 3 20.1 6.7-47.1
25,000-49,999 37 35 90.9 70.2-97.7 2 9.1 2.3-29.8
50,000 or more 84 84 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 134 132 98.7 92.9-99.8 2 1.3 0.2- 7.1
Yes 126 112 87.5 78.0-93.3 14 12.5 6.7-22.0
Medicaid recipient
No 117 116 98.6 91.0-99.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.0
Yes 146 131 89.0 80.6-94.1 15 11.0 5.9-19.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 130 123 93.6 87.6-96.9 7 6.4 3.1-12.4
2500+ grams 133 124 92.8 86.8-96.2 9 7.2 3.8-13.2

*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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