[Females] What is your main reason for not doing anything to keep you from getting pregnant? [Males] What
is your main reason for not doing anything to keep your partner from getting pregnant?
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
You or your partner had hysterectomy
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
You want a pregnancy
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
You or your partner are too old
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Not sexually active
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Other reason
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 577 118  16.9  (13.4-21.2) 71  16.3  (11.8-22.0) 73  14.3  (10.6-19.0) 72  10.6  ( 7.8-14.3) 243  41.9  (36.2-47.7)
     GENDER            
Male 290  32   8.5  ( 5.4-13.1) 31  14.5  ( 8.9-22.8) 70  23.2  (17.2-30.6) 37  11.8  ( 7.8-17.3) 120  42.0  (34.2-50.3)
Female 287  86  29.8  (23.0-37.6) 40  19.0  (12.6-27.5)  3   0.8  ( 0.2- 3.0) 35   8.8  ( 5.6-13.5) 123  41.6  (34.0-49.6)
   RACE/ETHNICITY            
White/NH 537 106  15.5  (12.0-19.7) 69  17.0  (12.3-23.1) 69  14.2  (10.4-19.1) 65  10.3  ( 7.4-14.1) 228  43.0  (37.0-49.1)
African American/NH  20   8  40.3  (17.6-68.1)  1   8.4  ( 1.2-41.4)  2  23.1  ( 5.9-59.2)  6  19.7  ( 7.6-42.4)   3   8.5  ( 2.3-26.7)
       AGE            
18-24  31   10  28.9  (13.3-51.8)    6  26.9  (10.9-52.5)  15  44.3  (24.4-66.2)
25-34 170  22   8.5  ( 4.9-14.4) 45  36.7  (25.5-49.5)   19   7.3  ( 3.9-13.2)  84  47.6  (36.2-59.2)
35-44 210  77  34.1  (26.0-43.3) 15   8.0  ( 4.4-14.1)  5   3.3  ( 1.1- 9.3) 25   7.3  ( 4.5-11.6)  88  47.3  (38.1-56.7)
45-54 111  13  11.7  ( 5.8-22.3)  1   1.7  ( 0.2-11.3) 39  39.7  (28.5-52.1) 18  17.2  ( 9.7-28.7)  40  29.6  (20.4-40.9)
55-59  55   6   7.7  ( 3.0-18.3)   29  55.3  (36.1-73.0)  4   8.3  ( 2.6-23.5)  16  28.7  (14.6-48.7)
     EDUCATION            
Less Than H.S.  77  14  16.7  ( 8.0-31.6)  6   9.7  ( 4.0-22.0) 13  14.3  ( 7.4-25.9) 10  14.9  ( 6.8-29.5)  34  44.3  (29.8-59.9)
H.S. or G.E.D. 235  49  18.2  (12.5-25.8) 24  12.4  ( 7.1-20.8) 26  14.9  ( 9.4-22.8) 29   8.7  ( 5.4-13.6) 107  45.8  (37.1-54.7)
Some Post-H.S. 164  41  22.3  (15.5-30.9) 23  16.4  (10.3-25.0) 17   7.0  ( 4.0-11.7) 21  12.8  ( 7.4-21.4)  62  41.5  (31.7-52.1)
College Graduate 101  14   7.9  ( 4.0-15.2) 18  27.9  (14.6-46.6) 17  22.1  (11.7-37.9) 12   9.0  ( 3.8-19.6)  40  33.1  (21.1-47.9)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME            
Less than $15,000  56  14  16.7  ( 8.6-30.0)  6  12.7  ( 5.1-28.2)  5   6.9  ( 2.5-17.3)  5  14.0  ( 4.5-36.0)  26  49.7  (33.4-66.0)
$15,000- 24,999  98  23  19.5  (11.0-32.4)  9   9.6  ( 4.6-19.0)  9   8.1  ( 3.8-16.6) 15  12.8  ( 6.8-22.6)  42  50.0  (36.6-63.3)
$25,000- 34,999  64  13  21.1  (11.3-36.1)  5  14.3  ( 4.5-37.1)  5   7.7  ( 2.8-19.2) 10  13.0  ( 5.6-27.3)  31  43.9  (28.5-60.5)
$35,000- 49,999 108  22  14.0  ( 8.5-22.1) 15  15.2  ( 7.5-28.2) 12  11.1  ( 5.9-20.0) 20  14.4  ( 8.1-24.5)  39  45.3  (32.8-58.4)
$50,000 - 74,999  95  19  19.1  (10.5-32.1) 16  24.2  (11.7-43.5) 13  14.2  ( 6.9-26.9) 12   8.2  ( 3.5-18.2)  35  34.3  (21.2-50.4)
$75,000 +  70  10  16.6  ( 8.1-31.0)  9  13.5  ( 6.2-26.9) 15  26.5  (13.9-44.4)  6   7.6  ( 2.8-19.1)  30  35.9  (22.7-51.6)

Asked to female respondents age 18-44 and male respondents age 18-59 who report not doing anything to prevent
pregnancy.
Top four responses listed. Remaining responses are grouped in 'other'category.
#Use caution in interpreting data for total respondents less than 50. N = Cell Size, NH = Non-Hispanic, %
= Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.
Unless stated differently above, Missing, 'Don't know', and Refused responses are excluded.