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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 PREGNANT NOW*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 263 246 93.6 88.4-96.5 17 6.4 3.5-11.6
Age
< 20 years 32 26 80.0 58.4-91.9 6 20.0 8.1-41.6
20-24 years 62 57 92.4 77.9-97.7 5 7.6 2.3-22.1
25-34 years 133 128 98.2 93.5-99.5 5 1.8 0.5- 6.5
35+ years 36 35 94.5 70.0-99.2 1 5.5 0.8-30.0
Race
White 180 165 91.7 84.7-95.6 15 8.3 4.4-15.3
Black 67 65 96.5 81.6-99.4 2 3.5 0.6-18.4
Other 16 16 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 52 45 86.4 70.5-94.4 7 13.6 5.6-29.5
No 210 200 95.8 90.7-98.2 10 4.2 1.8- 9.3
Education
< High School 75 64 86.6 73.6-93.7 11 13.4 6.3-26.4
High School 61 58 93.7 79.6-98.3 3 6.3 1.7-20.4
> High School 126 123 98.5 92.9-99.7 3 1.5 0.3- 7.1
Marital Status
Married 146 140 94.7 87.3-97.9 6 5.3 2.1-12.7
Other 117 106 92.4 83.6-96.6 11 7.6 3.4-16.4
Income
14,999 or less 92 84 90.8 79.5-96.1 8 9.2 3.9-20.5
15,000-24,999 28 24 91.5 69.1-98.1 4 8.5 1.9-30.9
25,000-49,999 37 34 94.3 76.2-98.9 3 5.7 1.1-23.8
50,000 or more 84 83 98.1 87.9-99.7 1 1.9 0.3-12.1
WIC recipient
No 134 131 98.5 93.3-99.7 3 1.5 0.3- 6.7
Yes 126 112 89.0 79.8-94.3 14 11.0 5.7-20.2
Medicaid recipient
No 117 113 96.6 88.9-99.0 4 3.4 1.0-11.1
Yes 146 133 91.5 83.6-95.8 13 8.5 4.2-16.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 130 121 92.2 85.9-95.8 9 7.8 4.2-14.1
2500+ grams 133 125 93.7 87.9-96.8 8 6.3 3.2-12.1

*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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