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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

Are you or your husband or partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1648 244 14.5 12.4-16.7 1404 85.5 83.3-87.6
Age
< 20 years 195 32 18.6 12.5-26.9 163 81.4 73.1-87.5
20-24 years 391 54 12.7 9.1-17.5 337 87.3 82.5-90.9
25-34 years 831 122 13.7 11.0-16.9 709 86.3 83.1-89.0
35+ years 231 36 16.8 11.6-23.8 195 83.2 76.2-88.4
Race
White 1138 166 13.3 11.1-15.9 972 86.7 84.1-88.9
Black 438 64 16.2 11.9-21.6 374 83.8 78.4-88.1
Other 72 14 24.4 14.0-39.0 58 75.6 61.0-86.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 202 41 19.0 13.5-26.1 161 81.0 73.9-86.5
No 1443 202 13.6 11.5-16.0 1241 86.4 84.0-88.5
Education
< High School 323 64 20.1 15.1-26.2 259 79.9 73.8-84.9
High School 450 57 11.7 8.5-16.0 393 88.3 84.0-91.5
> High School 869 122 13.6 11.0-16.8 747 86.4 83.2-89.0
Marital Status
Married 1009 140 12.7 10.4-15.5 869 87.3 84.5-89.6
Other 639 104 16.9 13.4-21.0 535 83.1 79.0-86.6
Income
14,999 or less 443 84 19.3 15.0-24.6 359 80.7 75.4-85.0
15,000-24,999 258 28 10.3 6.4-16.1 230 89.7 83.9-93.6
25,000-49,999 306 37 12.4 8.5-17.9 269 87.6 82.1-91.5
50,000 or more 542 83 14.4 11.2-18.5 459 85.6 81.5-88.8
WIC recipient
No 939 128 13.0 10.6-16.0 811 87.0 84.0-89.4
Yes 696 115 16.2 13.0-20.1 581 83.8 79.9-87.0
Medicaid recipient
No 786 112 13.2 10.6-16.4 674 86.8 83.6-89.4
Yes 862 132 15.5 12.6-18.9 730 84.5 81.1-87.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 754 119 16.0 13.5-18.7 635 84.0 81.3-86.5
2500+ grams 894 125 14.3 12.1-16.8 769 85.7 83.2-87.9

#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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