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Are you or your husband/partner using any kind of birth control now? Birth control means having your tubes tied, vasectomy, the pill, condoms, diaphragm, foam, rhythm, Norplant, shots (Depo-Provera) or [any way] to keep from getting pregnant*.


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Not Sexually Active
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 743 462  62.0  (57.9-65.9) 170  23.9  (20.6-27.7) 111  14.1  (11.4-17.2)
GENDER        
Female 743 462  62.0  (57.9-65.9) 170  23.9  (20.6-27.7) 111  14.1  (11.4-17.2)
RACE        
White 526 335  64.4  (59.6-68.9) 111  20.8  (17.2-25.0)  80  14.8  (11.6-18.7)
African American 173 103  57.8  (48.9-66.3)  42  29.3  (21.6-38.3)  28  12.9  ( 8.5-19.2)
AGE        
18-24 144  86  59.9  (50.5-68.6)  16  10.9  ( 6.6-17.6)  42  29.2  (21.5-38.4)
25-34 295 198  65.7  (59.2-71.7)  68  26.7  (21.0-33.2)  29   7.6  ( 5.1-11.1)
35-44 304 178  59.9  (53.6-65.8)  86  30.0  (24.5-36.2)  40  10.1  ( 7.2-14.0)
EDUCATION        
Less Than H.S.  52  33  64.0  (49.1-76.6)  13  25.8  (15.1-40.6)   6  10.2  ( 4.4-22.0)
H.S. or G.E.D. 235 137  58.5  (51.2-65.4)  63  26.8  (21.0-33.5)  35  14.7  (10.2-20.8)
Some Post-H.S. 216 136  60.9  (53.1-68.2)  45  22.8  (16.7-30.4)  35  16.3  (11.3-23.0)
College Graduate 240 156  66.4  (59.3-72.9)  49  21.5  (16.0-28.3)  35  12.1  ( 8.3-17.3)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME        
Less than $15,000  55  32  56.1  (41.0-70.2)   5  12.4  ( 4.9-28.0)  18  31.5  (19.4-46.8)
$15,000- 24,999 159  96  62.5  (53.7-70.6)  33  20.7  (14.6-28.5)  30  16.7  (11.1-24.3)
$25,000- 34,999 119  73  60.0  (49.9-69.4)  27  25.1  (17.2-35.0)  19  14.9  ( 9.2-23.4)
$35,000- 49,999 124  85  71.1  (62.0-78.7)  29  24.1  (16.9-33.0)  10   4.9  ( 2.6- 9.1)
$50,000+ 216 141  63.3  (55.3-70.6)  57  28.6  (21.7-36.6)  18   8.1  ( 4.7-13.6)

*This question is asked to female respondents who reported being ages 18-44 years old.
#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.