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2015 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 387 224 58.2 52.1-64.1 163 41.8 35.9-47.9
Age
< 20 years 28 13 48.1 26.4-70.6 15 51.9 29.4-73.6
20-24 years 93 51 56.1 43.2-68.2 42 43.9 31.8-56.8
25-34 years 204 120 58.3 49.8-66.3 84 41.7 33.7-50.2
35+ years 62 40 67.1 53.0-78.7 22 32.9 21.3-47.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 183 112 64.0 55.5-71.8 71 36.0 28.2-44.5
Non-Hispanic Black 119 70 56.0 44.1-67.2 49 44.0 32.8-55.9
Non-Hispanic Other 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 60 22 36.4 23.8-51.3 38 63.6 48.7-76.2
Education
< High School 66 34 46.1 31.5-61.4 32 53.9 38.6-68.5
High School 98 56 60.5 48.3-71.5 42 39.5 28.5-51.7
> High School 219 132 59.7 51.7-67.3 87 40.3 32.7-48.3
Marital Status
Married 183 115 67.5 59.3-74.7 68 32.5 25.3-40.7
Other 204 109 50.5 41.9-59.0 95 49.5 41.0-58.1
WIC recipient
No 175 106 64.2 55.3-72.2 69 35.8 27.8-44.7
Yes 205 114 53.9 45.4-62.1 91 46.1 37.9-54.6
Medicaid recipient
No 165 97 59.9 50.9-68.3 68 40.1 31.7-49.1
Yes 222 127 57.0 48.6-65.0 95 43.0 35.0-51.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 152 86 56.0 48.1-63.6 66 44.0 36.4-51.9
2500+ grams 235 138 58.5 51.7-64.9 97 41.5 35.1-48.3

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

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% 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.

This page was generated on 26OCT17

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