2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What are your reasons or your husband’s or partner’s reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?

Reason Cited*

Total
Respond.#

NO

YES

N

%

C.I.(95%)

N

%

C.I.(95%)

My husband or partner doesn’t want to use anything

183

169

93.7

88.2-96.8

14

6.3

3.2-11.8

I am pregnant now

183

178

95.8

89.5-98.4

5

4.2

1.6-10.5

I want to get pregnant

183

158

89.6

83.7-93.6

25

10.4

6.4-16.3

I have problems getting birth control when I need it

183

177

97.7

93.9-99.1

6

2.3

0.9- 6.1

I am worried about side effects from birth control

183

144

79.5

71.8-85.5

39

20.5

14.5-28.2

I had my tubes tied or blocked

183

157

85.5

78.9-90.3

26

14.5

9.7-21.1

My husband or partner had a vasectomy

183

176

96.2

91.3-98.4

7

3.8

1.6- 8.7

Not having sex

183

135

72.3

64.0-79.2

48

27.7

20.8-36.0

I don’t want to use birth control

183

140

72.0

63.6-79.1

43

28.0

20.9-36.4

Other unspecified

183

152

85.7

79.4-90.3

31

14.3

9.7-20.6

 

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

#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 19JAN17

Contact Us | Site Map | DHHS Disclaimer