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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? I CAN'T PAY FOR BIRTH CONTROL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 154 142 94.1 88.0-97.2 12 5.9 2.8-12.0
Age
< 20 years 13 13 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 31 27 90.3 67.9-97.6 4 9.7 2.4-32.1
25-34 years 77 71 92.7 82.7-97.1 6 7.3 2.9-17.3
35+ years 33 31 98.2 93.1-99.6 2 1.8 0.4- 6.9
Race
White 95 94 99.8 98.6- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
Black 46 35 82.7 67.0-91.8 11 17.3 8.2-33.0
Other 13 13 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 20 20 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 134 122 93.0 86.0-96.6 12 7.0 3.4-14.0
Education
< High School 25 24 99.2 94.5-99.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5
High School 41 36 92.5 75.9-98.0 5 7.5 2.0-24.1
> High School 87 81 93.0 83.3-97.2 6 7.0 2.8-16.7
Marital Status
Married 100 95 95.9 89.4-98.5 5 4.1 1.5-10.6
Other 54 47 91.1 77.0-96.9 7 8.9 3.1-23.0
Income
14,999 or less 32 30 92.5 67.5-98.6 2 7.5 1.4-32.5
15,000-24,999 33 29 88.5 70.0-96.2 4 11.5 3.8-30.0
25,000-49,999 29 24 92.2 77.1-97.6 5 7.8 2.4-22.9
50,000 or more 55 55 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 86 82 95.6 85.9-98.7 4 4.4 1.3-14.1
Yes 67 59 92.2 81.8-96.9 8 7.8 3.1-18.2
Medicaid recipient
No 80 77 97.9 91.4-99.5 3 2.1 0.5- 8.6
Yes 74 65 90.4 79.4-95.9 9 9.6 4.1-20.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 56 49 86.7 74.8-93.5 7 13.3 6.5-25.2
2500+ grams 98 93 94.8 87.7-97.9 5 5.2 2.1-12.3

*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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