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Birth Control Method Use: Condoms*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 697 452 64.4 59.5-69.1 245 35.6 30.9-40.5
Age
< 20 years 101 55 56.6 43.1-69.2 46 43.4 30.8-56.9
20-24 years 193 126 68.5 58.6-76.9 67 31.5 23.1-41.4
25-34 years 333 221 64.0 57.0-70.5 112 36.0 29.5-43.0
35+ years 70 50 67.9 53.2-79.7 20 32.1 20.3-46.8
Mother's Race
White 475 322 66.6 60.8-72.0 153 33.4 28.0-39.2
African American 203 115 57.8 47.8-67.1 88 42.2 32.9-52.2
Other Minorities 19 15 73.3 36.6-92.9 4 26.7 7.1-63.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 14 8 48.5 14.3-84.3 6 51.5 15.7-85.7
No 683 444 64.7 59.7-69.4 239 35.3 30.6-40.3
Education
< High School 132 84 63.4 50.6-74.5 48 36.6 25.5-49.4
High School 250 167 68.7 60.3-76.1 83 31.3 23.9-39.7
> High School 315 201 61.5 54.5-68.0 114 38.5 32.0-45.5
Marital Status
Married 473 312 65.6 59.7-71.0 161 34.4 29.0-40.3
Other 224 140 62.1 52.8-70.6 84 37.9 29.4-47.2
Income
15,999 or less 224 154 69.4 59.9-77.5 70 30.6 22.5-40.1
16,000-24,999 109 63 58.3 44.0-71.4 46 41.7 28.6-56.0
25,000-39,999 116 78 72.3 61.1-81.2 38 27.7 18.8-38.9
40,000 or more 209 133 60.9 52.6-68.6 76 39.1 31.4-47.4
WIC recipient
No 367 233 62.6 56.1-68.7 134 37.4 31.3-43.9
Yes 324 215 66.1 58.4-73.1 109 33.9 26.9-41.6
Medicaid recipient
No 347 217 62.6 56.0-68.7 130 37.4 31.3-44.0
Yes 350 235 66.4 58.8-73.3 115 33.6 26.7-41.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 126 79 63.3 54.4-71.4 47 36.7 28.6-45.6
1500-2499 grams 223 149 65.8 59.1-71.9 74 34.2 28.1-40.9
2500+ grams 346 222 64.3 59.0-69.3 124 35.7 30.7-41.0

*Survey Question:
What kind of birth control are you or your husband or partner using now to keep from getting
pregnant? 59d. Condoms

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.