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2009 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 AM NOT HAVING SEX*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 154 112 68.1 58.8-76.2 42 31.9 23.8-41.2
Age
< 20 years 13 6 34.8 13.0-65.5 7 65.2 34.5-87.0
20-24 years 31 25 70.5 47.0-86.6 6 29.5 13.4-53.0
25-34 years 77 57 74.1 61.8-83.5 20 25.9 16.5-38.2
35+ years 33 24 69.9 48.6-85.1 9 30.1 14.9-51.4
Race
White 95 71 71.6 60.2-80.7 24 28.4 19.3-39.8
Black 46 29 58.2 40.6-73.9 17 41.8 26.1-59.4
Other 13 12 84.2 40.0-97.7 1 15.8 2.3-60.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 20 16 86.4 62.1-96.1 4 13.6 3.9-37.9
No 134 96 64.7 54.5-73.8 38 35.3 26.2-45.5
Education
< High School 25 21 79.6 54.1-92.8 4 20.4 7.2-45.9
High School 41 33 73.6 53.5-87.1 8 26.4 12.9-46.5
> High School 87 57 61.1 48.9-72.1 30 38.9 27.9-51.1
Marital Status
Married 100 75 73.8 63.1-82.3 25 26.2 17.7-36.9
Other 54 37 59.0 42.2-73.9 17 41.0 26.1-57.8
Income
14,999 or less 32 25 69.1 45.3-85.8 7 30.9 14.2-54.7
15,000-24,999 33 22 64.6 44.3-80.7 11 35.4 19.3-55.7
25,000-49,999 29 19 60.7 38.5-79.3 10 39.3 20.7-61.5
50,000 or more 55 42 73.7 59.2-84.4 13 26.3 15.6-40.8
WIC recipient
No 86 64 71.1 59.3-80.7 22 28.9 19.3-40.7
Yes 67 47 64.2 49.0-76.9 20 35.8 23.1-51.0
Medicaid recipient
No 80 56 66.1 53.4-76.8 24 33.9 23.2-46.6
Yes 74 56 70.1 55.8-81.3 18 29.9 18.7-44.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 56 47 84.4 72.6-91.7 9 15.6 8.3-27.4
2500+ grams 98 65 66.6 56.4-75.4 33 33.4 24.6-43.6

*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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