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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you or your husband or partner doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 687 399 58.0 53.7-62.2 288 42.0 37.8-46.3
Age
< 20 years 119 73 64.2 53.6-73.5 46 35.8 26.5-46.4
20-24 years 214 135 63.6 55.8-70.8 79 36.4 29.2-44.2
25-34 years 262 138 50.5 43.7-57.3 124 49.5 42.7-56.3
35+ years 92 53 59.8 48.4-70.2 39 40.2 29.8-51.6
Race
White 410 237 57.6 52.1-62.9 173 42.4 37.1-47.9
Black 244 143 57.8 50.3-64.9 101 42.2 35.1-49.7
Other 33 19 65.5 45.9-80.9 14 34.5 19.1-54.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 92 44 46.1 34.6-58.0 48 53.9 42.0-65.4
No 595 355 59.9 55.3-64.3 240 40.1 35.7-44.7
Education
< High School 159 98 62.8 53.8-71.0 61 37.2 29.0-46.2
High School 242 145 58.4 51.0-65.5 97 41.6 34.5-49.0
> High School 285 156 54.8 48.3-61.1 129 45.2 38.9-51.7
Marital Status
Married 285 167 59.8 53.3-66.0 118 40.2 34.0-46.7
Other 402 232 56.8 51.1-62.4 170 43.2 37.6-48.9
Income
14,999 or less 268 170 61.8 54.6-68.5 98 38.2 31.5-45.4
15,000-24,999 117 56 48.5 38.3-58.8 61 51.5 41.2-61.7
25,000-49,999 127 70 53.0 43.4-62.5 57 47.0 37.5-56.6
50,000 or more 113 70 64.5 54.5-73.4 43 35.5 26.6-45.5
WIC recipient
No 269 162 60.4 53.6-66.7 107 39.6 33.3-46.4
Yes 411 234 56.9 51.3-62.4 177 43.1 37.6-48.7
Medicaid recipient
No 183 107 57.8 49.8-65.4 76 42.2 34.6-50.2
Yes 504 292 58.1 53.0-63.1 212 41.9 36.9-47.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 246 145 59.4 53.3-65.3 101 40.6 34.7-46.7
2500+ grams 441 254 57.9 53.2-62.5 187 42.1 37.5-46.8

*Asked only of mothers who reported not trying to get 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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