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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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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 485 260 53.7 48.4-58.9 225 46.3 41.1-51.6
Age
< 20 years 54 21 37.6 23.9-53.6 33 62.4 46.4-76.1
20-24 years 166 92 58.7 49.6-67.3 74 41.3 32.7-50.4
25-34 years 209 119 55.5 47.6-63.2 90 44.5 36.8-52.4
35+ years 56 28 50.2 34.8-65.5 28 49.8 34.5-65.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 224 123 56.3 48.7-63.6 101 43.7 36.4-51.3
Non-Hispanic Black 187 104 56.7 47.8-65.2 83 43.3 34.8-52.2
Non-Hispanic Other 26 13 51.9 30.0-73.1 13 48.1 26.9-70.0
Latina 46 19 34.6 21.4-50.7 27 65.4 49.3-78.6
Education
< High School 104 52 46.3 35.1-57.9 52 53.7 42.1-64.9
High School 122 70 56.0 45.4-66.1 52 44.0 33.9-54.6
> High School 258 138 56.1 49.0-63.0 120 43.9 37.0-51.0
Marital Status
Married 186 97 54.1 45.7-62.2 89 45.9 37.8-54.3
Other 298 163 53.7 46.8-60.4 135 46.3 39.6-53.2
WIC recipient
No 167 82 51.5 42.7-60.2 85 48.5 39.8-57.3
Yes 313 175 54.8 48.1-61.2 138 45.2 38.8-51.9
Medicaid recipient
No 118 55 50.3 40.0-60.6 63 49.7 39.4-60.0
Yes 367 205 54.8 48.6-60.8 162 45.2 39.2-51.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 191 99 51.6 44.3-58.8 92 48.4 41.2-55.7
2500+ grams 294 161 53.9 48.1-59.6 133 46.1 40.4-51.9

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

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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