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2008 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 CAN'T PAY FOR BIRTH CONTROL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 183 165 87.9 80.7-92.6 18 12.1 7.4-19.3
Age
< 20 years 20 17 82.6 53.5-95.2 3 17.4 4.8-46.5
20-24 years 39 33 85.2 66.2-94.4 6 14.8 5.6-33.8
25-34 years 92 83 86.8 76.1-93.2 9 13.2 6.8-23.9
35+ years 32 32 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 120 109 89.0 80.1-94.2 11 11.0 5.8-19.9
Black 47 42 87.2 69.4-95.3 5 12.8 4.7-30.6
Other 16 14 81.2 48.3-95.2 2 18.8 4.8-51.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 29 24 84.5 63.6-94.4 5 15.5 5.6-36.4
No 154 141 88.7 80.7-93.6 13 11.3 6.4-19.3
Education
< High School 44 37 78.5 61.5-89.3 7 21.5 10.7-38.5
High School 54 48 91.1 76.6-97.0 6 8.9 3.0-23.4
> High School 85 80 92.7 82.8-97.1 5 7.3 2.9-17.2
Marital Status
Married 112 102 90.7 81.8-95.5 10 9.3 4.5-18.2
Other 71 63 83.9 70.4-91.9 8 16.1 8.1-29.6
Income
14,999 or less 62 53 83.9 69.9-92.2 9 16.1 7.8-30.1
15,000-24,999 19 15 73.4 44.3-90.5 4 26.6 9.5-55.7
25,000-49,999 27 25 94.7 75.6-99.0 2 5.3 1.0-24.4
50,000 or more 55 55 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 89 84 95.4 86.5-98.5 5 4.6 1.5-13.5
Yes 91 78 81.4 69.8-89.2 13 18.6 10.8-30.2
Medicaid recipient
No 83 80 99.1 97.3-99.7 3 0.9 0.3- 2.7
Yes 100 85 79.7 68.5-87.7 15 20.3 12.3-31.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 71 66 93.4 85.2-97.2 5 6.6 2.8-14.8
2500+ grams 112 99 87.2 79.3-92.4 13 12.8 7.6-20.7

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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