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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? I AM PREGNANT NOW*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 183 171 94.6 89.3-97.4 12 5.4 2.6-10.7
Age
< 20 years 20 19 91.8 59.7-98.8 1 8.2 1.2-40.3
20-24 years 39 35 88.6 67.9-96.6 4 11.4 3.4-32.1
25-34 years 92 86 96.4 90.5-98.7 6 3.6 1.3- 9.5
35+ years 32 31 98.8 91.9-99.8 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1
Race
White 120 113 94.7 87.1-98.0 7 5.3 2.0-12.9
Black 47 43 95.3 84.4-98.7 4 4.7 1.3-15.6
Other 16 15 92.3 61.0-98.9 1 7.7 1.1-39.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 29 28 94.9 71.8-99.3 1 5.1 0.7-28.2
No 154 143 94.6 88.7-97.5 11 5.4 2.5-11.3
Education
< High School 44 40 90.0 74.4-96.5 4 10.0 3.5-25.6
High School 54 52 99.0 95.9-99.7 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1
> High School 85 79 95.4 88.0-98.3 6 4.6 1.7-12.0
Marital Status
Married 112 103 93.1 85.0-97.0 9 6.9 3.0-15.0
Other 71 68 96.8 86.9-99.3 3 3.2 0.7-13.1
Income
14,999 or less 62 55 91.3 79.4-96.6 7 8.7 3.4-20.6
15,000-24,999 19 16 89.0 63.8-97.4 3 11.0 2.6-36.2
25,000-49,999 27 26 93.4 65.8-99.1 1 6.6 0.9-34.2
50,000 or more 55 54 99.6 97.0-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
WIC recipient
No 89 87 99.4 97.8-99.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.2
Yes 91 82 91.8 82.5-96.4 9 8.2 3.6-17.5
Medicaid recipient
No 83 80 95.7 85.5-98.8 3 4.3 1.2-14.5
Yes 100 91 93.9 86.0-97.4 9 6.1 2.6-14.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 71 64 89.9 80.4-95.1 7 10.1 4.9-19.6
2500+ grams 112 107 95.2 88.9-98.0 5 4.8 2.0-11.1

*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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