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2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results


What were your reasons or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? I FORGOT TO USE A BIRTH CONTROL METHOD*

N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 241 229 95.4 90.6-97.8 12 4.6 2.2- 9.4

*Asked of mothers that reported that they were not trying to get pregnant and were not using anything to keep from getting pregnant when they conceived.

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.
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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