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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What were your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER DIDN'T WANT TO USE ANYTHING*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 274 216 77.7 71.3-83.0 58 22.3 17.0-28.7
Age
< 20 years 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 94 66 71.6 60.0-80.9 28 28.4 19.1-40.0
25-34 years 125 104 80.4 70.6-87.5 21 19.6 12.5-29.4
35+ years 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 126 106 82.2 73.0-88.8 20 17.8 11.2-27.0
Non-Hispanic Black 105 77 72.5 61.0-81.7 28 27.5 18.3-39.0
Non-Hispanic Other 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 61 43 71.9 56.4-83.5 18 28.1 16.5-43.6
High School 71 55 73.4 59.6-83.8 16 26.6 16.2-40.4
> High School 142 118 82.7 74.3-88.8 24 17.3 11.2-25.7
Marital Status
Married 102 84 81.4 70.8-88.7 18 18.6 11.3-29.2
Other 172 132 75.5 67.0-82.3 40 24.5 17.7-33.0
WIC recipient
No 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Yes 186 143 74.5 66.3-81.3 43 25.5 18.7-33.7
Medicaid recipient
No 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Yes 214 162 73.7 66.0-80.2 52 26.3 19.8-34.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 106 85 79.9 71.3-86.5 21 20.1 13.5-28.7
2500+ grams 168 131 77.5 70.4-83.3 37 22.5 16.7-29.6

*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 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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