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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you or your husband or partner doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 488 268 55.2 50.0-60.3 220 44.8 39.7-50.0
Age
< 20 years 65 42 60.9 46.1-73.9 23 39.1 26.1-53.9
20-24 years 142 86 61.8 52.3-70.6 56 38.2 29.4-47.7
25-34 years 206 103 49.0 41.3-56.8 103 51.0 43.2-58.7
35+ years 75 37 51.8 38.5-64.8 38 48.2 35.2-61.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 254 142 58.0 51.0-64.8 112 42.0 35.2-49.0
Non-Hispanic Black 149 86 55.9 45.9-65.3 63 44.1 34.7-54.1
Non-Hispanic Other 25 15 61.1 38.4-79.8 10 38.9 20.2-61.6
Latina 57 24 41.6 28.1-56.6 33 58.4 43.4-71.9
Education
< High School 98 58 53.1 40.9-64.9 40 46.9 35.1-59.1
High School 158 92 61.3 52.4-69.5 66 38.7 30.5-47.6
> High School 231 117 51.5 44.2-58.7 114 48.5 41.3-55.8
Marital Status
Married 231 113 49.8 42.6-57.1 118 50.2 42.9-57.4
Other 257 155 59.4 52.0-66.3 102 40.6 33.7-48.0
WIC recipient
No 182 91 49.5 41.2-57.8 91 50.5 42.2-58.8
Yes 304 176 58.0 51.4-64.4 128 42.0 35.6-48.6
Medicaid recipient
No 145 72 48.9 39.8-58.1 73 51.1 41.9-60.2
Yes 343 196 57.5 51.3-63.6 147 42.5 36.4-48.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 172 95 56.3 48.9-63.6 77 43.7 36.4-51.1
2500+ grams 316 173 55.1 49.4-60.6 143 44.9 39.4-50.6

*Asked only of mothers who reported not trying to get pregnant.

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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 16NOV12

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