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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What were your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER DIDN'T WANT TO USE ANYTHING*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 539 428 79.1 74.2-83.2 111 20.9 16.8-25.8
Age
< 20 years 92 57 62.0 48.6-73.7 35 38.0 26.3-51.4
20-24 years 153 124 77.9 68.3-85.3 29 22.1 14.7-31.7
25-34 years 236 194 85.4 78.4-90.4 42 14.6 9.6-21.6
35+ years 58 53 88.3 73.1-95.4 5 11.7 4.6-26.9
Race
White 324 272 82.8 76.8-87.5 52 17.2 12.5-23.2
Black 194 139 71.2 61.8-79.0 55 28.8 21.0-38.2
Other 21 17 88.3 59.8-97.4 4 11.7 2.6-40.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 58 47 84.6 69.9-92.8 11 15.4 7.2-30.1
No 481 381 78.3 73.0-82.8 100 21.7 17.2-27.0
Education
< High School 144 108 75.0 64.5-83.2 36 25.0 16.8-35.5
High School 178 140 79.7 71.0-86.3 38 20.3 13.7-29.0
> High School 215 178 81.2 73.4-87.2 37 18.8 12.8-26.6
Marital Status
Married 228 191 86.4 79.8-91.1 37 13.6 8.9-20.2
Other 311 237 74.5 67.6-80.3 74 25.5 19.7-32.4
Income
14,999 or less 210 166 78.5 70.2-85.1 44 21.5 14.9-29.8
15,000-24,999 108 80 74.6 62.2-84.0 28 25.4 16.0-37.8
25,000-49,999 88 69 76.0 62.6-85.6 19 24.0 14.4-37.4
50,000 or more 88 79 87.8 76.3-94.2 9 12.2 5.8-23.7
WIC recipient
No 234 197 81.4 73.9-87.2 37 18.6 12.8-26.1
Yes 295 223 77.4 70.6-83.0 72 22.6 17.0-29.4
Medicaid recipient
No 144 124 85.7 76.8-91.6 20 14.3 8.4-23.2
Yes 395 304 76.7 70.7-81.8 91 23.3 18.2-29.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 271 213 78.1 72.9-82.6 58 21.9 17.4-27.1
2500+ grams 268 215 79.2 73.8-83.7 53 20.8 16.3-26.2

*Asked of mothers that reported that they did not try to get pregnant and were not using anything 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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