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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What were your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? I HAD SIDE EFFECTS FROM THE BIRTH CONTROL METHOD I WAS USING*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 541 485 91.1 87.5-93.7 56 8.9 6.3-12.5
Age
< 20 years 92 85 95.1 85.8-98.4 7 4.9 1.6-14.2
20-24 years 154 137 89.8 81.9-94.4 17 10.2 5.6-18.1
25-34 years 237 206 87.9 81.2-92.4 31 12.1 7.6-18.8
35+ years 58 57 99.7 98.0- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
Race
White 324 294 92.2 87.7-95.2 30 7.8 4.8-12.3
Black 196 171 89.0 81.7-93.6 25 11.0 6.4-18.3
Other 21 20 92.3 61.3-98.9 1 7.7 1.1-38.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 58 52 87.6 72.6-95.0 6 12.4 5.0-27.4
No 483 433 91.6 87.9-94.3 50 8.4 5.7-12.1
Education
< High School 145 134 91.3 82.9-95.8 11 8.7 4.2-17.1
High School 178 161 92.2 85.5-96.0 17 7.8 4.0-14.5
> High School 216 188 89.9 83.7-93.9 28 10.1 6.1-16.3
Marital Status
Married 228 207 91.7 86.1-95.2 21 8.3 4.8-13.9
Other 313 278 90.7 85.7-94.1 35 9.3 5.9-14.3
Income
14,999 or less 210 189 90.3 83.5-94.5 21 9.7 5.5-16.5
15,000-24,999 109 92 85.8 74.9-92.4 17 14.2 7.6-25.1
25,000-49,999 89 81 95.3 87.2-98.4 8 4.7 1.6-12.8
50,000 or more 88 79 90.1 79.5-95.6 9 9.9 4.4-20.5
WIC recipient
No 234 206 89.1 83.0-93.2 28 10.9 6.8-17.0
Yes 297 269 92.3 87.4-95.4 28 7.7 4.6-12.6
Medicaid recipient
No 144 127 91.0 83.6-95.2 17 9.0 4.8-16.4
Yes 397 358 91.1 86.8-94.2 39 8.9 5.8-13.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 274 241 87.9 83.6-91.2 33 12.1 8.8-16.4
2500+ grams 267 244 91.4 87.4-94.3 23 8.6 5.7-12.6

*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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