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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 DON'T WANT TO USE BIRTH CONTROL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 263 202 76.0 68.7-82.0 61 24.0 18.0-31.3
Age
< 20 years 32 23 67.3 45.0-83.8 9 32.7 16.2-55.0
20-24 years 62 45 76.6 60.7-87.4 17 23.4 12.6-39.3
25-34 years 133 102 75.7 65.0-84.0 31 24.3 16.0-35.0
35+ years 36 32 84.6 65.3-94.1 4 15.4 5.9-34.7
Race
White 180 136 74.6 65.6-81.9 44 25.4 18.1-34.4
Black 67 53 77.4 61.3-88.1 14 22.6 11.9-38.7
Other 16 13 82.7 52.6-95.4 3 17.3 4.6-47.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 52 45 87.4 72.4-94.8 7 12.6 5.2-27.6
No 210 156 72.3 63.7-79.5 54 27.7 20.5-36.3
Education
< High School 75 63 84.6 71.4-92.4 12 15.4 7.6-28.6
High School 61 40 63.8 46.9-77.9 21 36.2 22.1-53.1
> High School 126 98 75.8 65.2-84.0 28 24.2 16.0-34.8
Marital Status
Married 146 104 71.0 60.9-79.4 42 29.0 20.6-39.1
Other 117 98 81.0 70.0-88.7 19 19.0 11.3-30.0
Income
14,999 or less 92 73 79.0 66.1-87.9 19 21.0 12.1-33.9
15,000-24,999 28 19 74.7 49.2-90.0 9 25.3 10.0-50.8
25,000-49,999 37 29 74.2 53.7-87.7 8 25.8 12.3-46.3
50,000 or more 84 62 69.1 55.3-80.2 22 30.9 19.8-44.7
WIC recipient
No 134 101 73.8 63.3-82.2 33 26.2 17.8-36.7
Yes 126 98 77.5 66.8-85.6 28 22.5 14.4-33.2
Medicaid recipient
No 117 87 72.7 61.3-81.7 30 27.3 18.3-38.7
Yes 146 115 78.2 68.3-85.6 31 21.8 14.4-31.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 130 102 78.8 71.2-84.8 28 21.2 15.2-28.8
2500+ grams 133 100 75.7 67.7-82.2 33 24.3 17.8-32.3

*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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