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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What were your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? I HAD SIDE EFFECTS FROM THE BIRTH CONTROL METHOD I WAS USING*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 322 297 90.1 85.2-93.5 25 9.9 6.5-14.8
Age
< 20 years 61 56 93.5 81.0-98.0 5 6.5 2.0-19.0
20-24 years 99 90 86.1 74.9-92.8 9 13.9 7.2-25.1
25-34 years 127 118 91.2 82.8-95.7 9 8.8 4.3-17.2
35+ years 35 33 90.8 69.4-97.7 2 9.2 2.3-30.6
Race
White 198 185 93.0 87.4-96.2 13 7.0 3.8-12.6
Black 108 96 83.8 72.8-90.9 12 16.2 9.1-27.2
Other 16 16 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 39 36 91.6 73.6-97.7 3 8.4 2.3-26.4
No 283 261 89.9 84.5-93.5 22 10.1 6.5-15.5
Education
< High School 81 77 93.3 82.0-97.7 4 6.7 2.3-18.0
High School 119 106 86.9 77.4-92.8 13 13.1 7.2-22.6
> High School 121 113 91.1 82.4-95.7 8 8.9 4.3-17.6
Marital Status
Married 129 120 92.4 85.2-96.3 9 7.6 3.7-14.8
Other 193 177 88.7 81.6-93.3 16 11.3 6.7-18.4
Income
14,999 or less 99 92 92.1 82.2-96.7 7 7.9 3.3-17.8
15,000-24,999 90 83 87.6 76.3-93.9 7 12.4 6.1-23.7
25,000-49,999 59 54 89.7 75.8-96.0 5 10.3 4.0-24.2
50,000 or more 51 48 92.0 77.5-97.5 3 8.0 2.5-22.5
WIC recipient
No 116 109 94.0 86.7-97.4 7 6.0 2.6-13.3
Yes 206 188 88.1 81.2-92.7 18 11.9 7.3-18.8
Medicaid recipient
No 95 88 90.6 80.6-95.7 7 9.4 4.3-19.4
Yes 227 209 89.9 83.8-93.9 18 10.1 6.1-16.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 121 115 95.2 89.7-97.8 6 4.8 2.2-10.3
2500+ grams 201 182 89.6 84.2-93.3 19 10.4 6.7-15.8

*Asked of mothers that reported that they did not try to get pregnant and were not using anything 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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