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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What are your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant now? I AM NOT HAVING SEX*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 123 94 71.2 60.9-79.8 29 28.8 20.2-39.1
Age
< 20 years 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
25-34 years 59 44 68.0 52.8-80.1 15 32.0 19.9-47.2
35+ years 28 20 64.2 42.2-81.5 *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 63 52 81.4 68.4-89.8 11 18.6 10.2-31.6
Non-Hispanic Black 32 21 51.7 30.6-72.3 11 48.3 27.7-69.4
Non-Hispanic Other 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 71 53 70.6 56.9-81.3 18 29.4 18.7-43.1
Marital Status
Married 72 58 77.7 65.0-86.7 14 22.3 13.3-35.0
Other 51 36 63.8 47.0-77.8 15 36.2 22.2-53.0
WIC recipient
No 55 43 79.9 66.3-89.0 12 20.1 11.0-33.7
Yes 67 50 63.0 47.8-76.0 17 37.0 24.0-52.2
Medicaid recipient
No 64 51 78.9 65.2-88.2 13 21.1 11.8-34.8
Yes 59 43 64.2 48.7-77.2 16 35.8 22.8-51.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2500+ grams 81 57 69.6 58.4-78.9 24 30.4 21.1-41.6

*Asked only of mothers who reported not doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant.

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response ratewas 51%.

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

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

Note: New data entry/data processing system introduced starting with 2012 PRAMS data.
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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