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2014 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 459 249 55.6 50.2-60.9 210 44.4 39.1-49.8
Age
< 20 years 39 22 61.3 42.2-77.5 17 38.7 22.5-57.8
20-24 years 142 76 54.2 44.5-63.6 66 45.8 36.4-55.5
25-34 years 208 118 56.1 48.1-63.9 90 43.9 36.1-51.9
35+ years 70 33 53.6 40.1-66.6 37 46.4 33.4-59.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 201 115 59.2 51.3-66.7 86 40.8 33.3-48.7
Non-Hispanic Black 130 72 55.9 45.6-65.7 58 44.1 34.3-54.4
Non-Hispanic Other 27 16 56.3 33.4-76.8 11 43.7 23.2-66.6
Latina 88 38 43.3 31.8-55.5 50 56.7 44.5-68.2
Education
< High School 98 44 44.6 33.4-56.5 54 55.4 43.5-66.6
High School 117 68 59.8 48.7-69.9 49 40.2 30.1-51.3
> High School 243 137 58.2 50.9-65.3 106 41.8 34.7-49.1
Marital Status
Married 191 103 55.4 47.2-63.3 88 44.6 36.7-52.8
Other 268 146 55.7 48.5-62.8 122 44.3 37.2-51.5
WIC recipient
No 206 105 50.8 42.9-58.6 101 49.2 41.4-57.1
Yes 245 139 58.8 51.3-66.0 106 41.2 34.0-48.7
Medicaid recipient
No 189 99 53.8 45.6-61.9 90 46.2 38.1-54.4
Yes 270 150 56.8 49.6-63.7 120 43.2 36.3-50.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 167 86 51.3 43.6-58.9 81 48.7 41.1-56.4
2500+ grams 292 163 56.0 50.1-61.7 129 44.0 38.3-49.9

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

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** 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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