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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Are you or your husband or partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1152 145 12.2 10.2-14.6 1007 87.8 85.4-89.8
Age
< 20 years 117 12 12.6 6.7-22.3 105 87.4 77.7-93.3
20-24 years 265 29 9.4 6.1-14.3 236 90.6 85.7-93.9
25-34 years 592 72 12.2 9.5-15.7 520 87.8 84.3-90.5
35+ years 178 32 16.9 11.5-24.1 146 83.1 75.9-88.5
Race
White 834 90 9.9 7.8-12.3 744 90.1 87.7-92.2
Black 266 44 18.1 13.0-24.7 222 81.9 75.3-87.0
Other 52 11 20.1 9.7-37.0 41 79.9 63.0-90.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 143 15 9.7 5.5-16.7 128 90.3 83.3-94.5
No 1009 130 12.7 10.4-15.3 879 87.3 84.7-89.6
Education
< High School 193 22 11.4 7.0-18.2 171 88.6 81.8-93.0
High School 316 36 10.2 6.9-14.8 280 89.8 85.2-93.1
> High School 639 86 13.7 10.9-17.1 553 86.3 82.9-89.1
Marital Status
Married 709 95 13.2 10.7-16.3 614 86.8 83.7-89.3
Other 443 50 10.8 7.8-14.9 393 89.2 85.1-92.2
Income
14,999 or less 212 29 12.2 7.7-18.8 183 87.8 81.2-92.3
15,000-24,999 271 31 11.3 7.7-16.5 240 88.7 83.5-92.3
25,000-49,999 234 27 10.1 6.5-15.5 207 89.9 84.5-93.5
50,000 or more 379 55 15.1 11.5-19.7 324 84.9 80.3-88.5
WIC recipient
No 617 84 13.4 10.6-16.7 533 86.6 83.3-89.4
Yes 534 61 11.1 8.2-14.7 473 88.9 85.3-91.8
Medicaid recipient
No 576 79 13.6 10.7-17.1 497 86.4 82.9-89.3
Yes 576 66 11.0 8.3-14.5 510 89.0 85.5-91.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 396 54 13.6 10.5-17.3 342 86.4 82.7-89.5
2500+ grams 756 91 12.1 9.9-14.7 665 87.9 85.3-90.1

~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.

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