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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 PREGNANT NOW*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 153 149 96.3 89.6-98.7 4 3.7 1.3-10.4
Age
< 20 years 13 12 88.9 50.6-98.4 1 11.1 1.6-49.4
20-24 years 30 29 94.9 71.7-99.3 1 5.1 0.7-28.3
25-34 years 77 75 97.1 85.7-99.5 2 2.9 0.5-14.3
35+ years 33 33 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 95 93 98.1 90.5-99.6 2 1.9 0.4- 9.5
Black 45 44 96.2 77.4-99.5 1 3.8 0.5-22.6
Other 13 12 84.2 40.0-97.7 1 15.8 2.3-60.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 20 20 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 133 129 95.6 87.9-98.5 4 4.4 1.5-12.1
Education
< High School 25 24 93.5 65.9-99.1 1 6.5 0.9-34.1
High School 40 37 90.8 71.8-97.4 3 9.2 2.6-28.2
> High School 87 87 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Marital Status
Married 100 97 96.1 86.8-98.9 3 3.9 1.1-13.2
Other 53 52 96.6 79.8-99.5 1 3.4 0.5-20.2
Income
14,999 or less 31 29 92.4 67.2-98.6 2 7.6 1.4-32.8
15,000-24,999 33 32 94.9 71.8-99.3 1 5.1 0.7-28.2
25,000-49,999 29 28 94.5 69.6-99.2 1 5.5 0.8-30.4
50,000 or more 55 55 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 86 85 99.6 97.5-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5
Yes 66 63 92.4 78.9-97.5 3 7.6 2.5-21.1
Medicaid recipient
No 80 80 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 73 69 92.8 80.7-97.5 4 7.2 2.5-19.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 55 54 97.7 85.7-99.7 1 2.3 0.3-14.3
2500+ grams 98 95 96.2 88.8-98.8 3 3.8 1.2-11.2

*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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