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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What were your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? I HAD SIDE EFFECTS FROM THE BIRTH CONTROL METHOD I WAS USING*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 427 376 89.8 86.1-92.6 51 10.2 7.4-13.9
Age
< 20 years 74 68 94.4 85.2-98.0 6 5.6 2.0-14.8
20-24 years 142 125 90.6 83.4-94.8 17 9.4 5.2-16.6
25-34 years 154 132 86.7 79.4-91.6 22 13.3 8.4-20.6
35+ years 57 51 90.7 79.0-96.2 6 9.3 3.8-21.0
Race
White 255 225 88.8 83.6-92.4 30 11.2 7.6-16.4
Black 152 133 92.4 86.6-95.9 19 7.6 4.1-13.4
Other 20 18 86.6 59.7-96.6 2 13.4 3.4-40.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 53 50 96.2 83.7-99.2 3 3.8 0.8-16.3
No 374 326 88.9 84.7-92.0 48 11.1 8.0-15.3
Education
< High School 105 98 95.0 87.7-98.0 7 5.0 2.0-12.3
High School 152 130 87.2 79.4-92.3 22 12.8 7.7-20.6
> High School 170 148 88.4 82.0-92.7 22 11.6 7.3-18.0
Marital Status
Married 181 154 87.0 80.6-91.6 27 13.0 8.4-19.4
Other 246 222 91.9 87.1-95.0 24 8.1 5.0-12.9
Income
14,999 or less 178 160 90.3 83.7-94.4 18 9.7 5.6-16.3
15,000-24,999 61 54 95.1 86.2-98.4 7 4.9 1.6-13.8
25,000-49,999 76 61 81.0 69.2-89.0 15 19.0 11.0-30.8
50,000 or more 76 68 91.6 82.6-96.2 8 8.4 3.8-17.4
WIC recipient
No 176 149 87.2 80.7-91.7 27 12.8 8.3-19.3
Yes 246 222 91.6 86.6-94.8 24 8.4 5.2-13.4
Medicaid recipient
No 120 107 90.1 82.6-94.5 13 9.9 5.5-17.4
Yes 307 269 89.7 85.2-93.0 38 10.3 7.0-14.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 152 128 84.9 78.5-89.6 24 15.1 10.4-21.5
2500+ grams 275 248 90.3 86.2-93.3 27 9.7 6.7-13.8

*Asked of mothers that reported that they did not try to get pregnant and were not using anything 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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