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2009 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? MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER DOESN'T WANT TO USE ANYTHING*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 154 142 91.8 84.9-95.7 12 8.2 4.3-15.1
Age
< 20 years 13 13 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 31 27 82.4 58.7-93.9 4 17.6 6.1-41.3
25-34 years 77 71 93.8 84.1-97.8 6 6.2 2.2-15.9
35+ years 33 31 90.7 69.6-97.6 2 9.3 2.4-30.4
Race
White 95 86 89.6 79.7-95.0 9 10.4 5.0-20.3
Black 46 45 96.2 77.6-99.5 1 3.8 0.5-22.4
Other 13 11 89.5 57.0-98.2 2 10.5 1.8-43.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 20 18 85.7 57.3-96.4 2 14.3 3.6-42.7
No 134 124 92.9 85.9-96.6 10 7.1 3.4-14.1
Education
< High School 25 23 92.7 67.4-98.7 2 7.3 1.3-32.6
High School 41 39 95.7 80.3-99.2 2 4.3 0.8-19.7
> High School 87 79 89.6 79.0-95.1 8 10.4 4.9-21.0
Marital Status
Married 100 93 92.9 84.7-96.8 7 7.1 3.2-15.3
Other 54 49 90.1 74.9-96.5 5 9.9 3.5-25.1
Income
14,999 or less 32 30 94.2 74.4-98.9 2 5.8 1.1-25.6
15,000-24,999 33 30 95.2 80.0-99.0 3 4.8 1.0-20.0
25,000-49,999 29 27 95.0 76.4-99.1 2 5.0 0.9-23.6
50,000 or more 55 51 89.2 74.2-95.9 4 10.8 4.1-25.8
WIC recipient
No 86 78 90.9 80.8-95.9 8 9.1 4.1-19.2
Yes 67 63 92.8 80.6-97.6 4 7.2 2.4-19.4
Medicaid recipient
No 80 76 93.9 83.0-98.0 4 6.1 2.0-17.0
Yes 74 66 89.8 78.8-95.5 8 10.2 4.5-21.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 56 52 93.1 83.0-97.4 4 6.9 2.6-17.0
2500+ grams 98 90 91.7 84.1-95.9 8 8.3 4.1-15.9

*Asked only of mothers who reported not doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant.

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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