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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 WANT TO GET PREGNANT*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 183 150 85.0 78.4-89.9 33 15.0 10.1-21.6
Age
< 20 years 20 18 85.2 56.3-96.3 2 14.8 3.7-43.7
20-24 years 39 35 97.2 92.4-99.0 4 2.8 1.0- 7.6
25-34 years 92 73 83.7 74.0-90.2 19 16.3 9.8-26.0
35+ years 32 24 72.9 51.6-87.2 8 27.1 12.8-48.4
Race
White 120 97 83.4 74.8-89.5 23 16.6 10.5-25.2
Black 47 43 94.1 78.8-98.5 4 5.9 1.5-21.2
Other 16 10 72.6 44.9-89.6 6 27.4 10.4-55.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 29 27 90.8 69.9-97.7 2 9.2 2.3-30.1
No 154 123 83.6 76.1-89.1 31 16.4 10.9-23.9
Education
< High School 44 42 96.3 82.3-99.3 2 3.7 0.7-17.7
High School 54 46 90.1 76.2-96.3 8 9.9 3.7-23.8
> High School 85 62 73.6 61.8-82.7 23 26.4 17.3-38.2
Marital Status
Married 112 84 79.7 70.3-86.7 28 20.3 13.3-29.7
Other 71 66 92.5 81.1-97.3 5 7.5 2.7-18.9
Income
14,999 or less 62 56 92.2 80.8-97.1 6 7.8 2.9-19.2
15,000-24,999 19 19 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-49,999 27 21 83.5 63.6-93.6 6 16.5 6.4-36.4
50,000 or more 55 36 68.8 53.8-80.7 19 31.2 19.3-46.2
WIC recipient
No 89 65 76.0 64.8-84.5 24 24.0 15.5-35.2
Yes 91 83 93.5 84.8-97.4 8 6.5 2.6-15.2
Medicaid recipient
No 83 58 74.0 62.2-83.1 25 26.0 16.9-37.8
Yes 100 92 93.0 84.6-97.0 8 7.0 3.0-15.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 71 56 80.6 70.3-87.9 15 19.4 12.1-29.7
2500+ grams 112 94 85.5 78.0-90.7 18 14.5 9.3-22.0

*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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