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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you or your husband or partner doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 842 504 58.9 54.6-63.1 338 41.1 36.9-45.4
Age
< 20 years 144 85 64.3 53.6-73.7 59 35.7 26.3-46.4
20-24 years 254 144 56.3 48.4-63.8 110 43.7 36.2-51.6
25-34 years 358 222 57.9 51.2-64.3 136 42.1 35.7-48.8
35+ years 86 53 62.5 49.0-74.4 33 37.5 25.6-51.0
Race
White 496 299 56.7 51.3-62.0 197 43.3 38.0-48.7
Black 317 188 63.5 55.9-70.5 129 36.5 29.5-44.1
Other 29 17 56.7 34.6-76.4 12 43.3 23.6-65.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 83 48 56.1 43.2-68.3 35 43.9 31.7-56.8
No 757 456 59.5 54.9-63.9 301 40.5 36.1-45.1
Education
< High School 212 133 60.3 51.5-68.4 79 39.7 31.6-48.5
High School 271 166 62.0 54.3-69.2 105 38.0 30.8-45.7
> High School 356 203 55.4 48.8-61.8 153 44.6 38.2-51.2
Marital Status
Married 357 209 55.1 48.7-61.4 148 44.9 38.6-51.3
Other 485 295 61.5 55.7-67.0 190 38.5 33.0-44.3
Income
14,999 or less 319 199 62.9 55.7-69.6 120 37.1 30.4-44.3
15,000-24,999 171 103 57.4 47.6-66.6 68 42.6 33.4-52.4
25,000-49,999 153 85 55.7 45.5-65.4 68 44.3 34.6-54.5
50,000 or more 137 80 55.5 45.3-65.2 57 44.5 34.8-54.7
WIC recipient
No 372 220 57.9 51.4-64.1 152 42.1 35.9-48.6
Yes 460 278 60.0 54.1-65.6 182 40.0 34.4-45.9
Medicaid recipient
No 230 133 57.0 49.0-64.7 97 43.0 35.3-51.0
Yes 612 371 59.6 54.5-64.6 241 40.4 35.4-45.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 412 254 61.6 56.9-66.0 158 38.4 34.0-43.1
2500+ grams 430 250 58.6 53.9-63.2 180 41.4 36.8-46.1

*Asked only of mothers who reported not trying to get 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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