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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 DON'T WANT TO USE BIRTH CONTROL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 183 136 74.4 66.4-81.1 47 25.6 18.9-33.6
Age
< 20 years 20 14 74.8 48.4-90.3 6 25.2 9.7-51.6
20-24 years 39 32 82.9 62.9-93.2 7 17.1 6.8-37.1
25-34 years 92 62 66.7 55.2-76.6 30 33.3 23.4-44.8
35+ years 32 28 92.1 75.1-97.8 4 7.9 2.2-24.9
Race
White 120 86 73.0 63.0-81.1 34 27.0 18.9-37.0
Black 47 38 79.3 61.5-90.2 9 20.7 9.8-38.5
Other 16 12 72.1 42.1-90.2 4 27.9 9.8-57.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 29 24 80.8 59.6-92.3 5 19.2 7.7-40.4
No 154 112 72.8 63.9-80.3 42 27.2 19.7-36.1
Education
< High School 44 33 75.7 58.9-87.1 11 24.3 12.9-41.1
High School 54 39 71.4 54.6-83.8 15 28.6 16.2-45.4
> High School 85 64 75.3 63.6-84.1 21 24.7 15.9-36.4
Marital Status
Married 112 80 71.4 60.8-80.1 32 28.6 19.9-39.2
Other 71 56 78.5 65.3-87.7 15 21.5 12.3-34.7
Income
14,999 or less 62 49 76.2 61.3-86.6 13 23.8 13.4-38.7
15,000-24,999 19 16 80.4 50.4-94.3 3 19.6 5.7-49.6
25,000-49,999 27 14 59.8 38.5-77.9 13 40.2 22.1-61.5
50,000 or more 55 42 75.6 60.7-86.2 13 24.4 13.8-39.3
WIC recipient
No 89 66 74.7 63.2-83.5 23 25.3 16.5-36.8
Yes 91 67 73.7 61.8-82.9 24 26.3 17.1-38.2
Medicaid recipient
No 83 61 68.8 56.2-79.2 22 31.2 20.8-43.8
Yes 100 75 78.4 67.6-86.3 25 21.6 13.7-32.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 71 53 74.9 63.7-83.5 18 25.1 16.5-36.3
2500+ grams 112 83 74.3 65.4-81.6 29 25.7 18.4-34.6

*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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