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Birth Control Method Use: Foam, Jelly, Cream *

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 697 656 94.1 91.2-96.1 41 5.9 3.9- 8.8
Age
< 20 years 101 93 92.8 81.9-97.4 8 7.2 2.6-18.1
20-24 years 193 183 94.9 88.0-97.9 10 5.1 2.1-12.0
25-34 years 333 313 94.5 90.3-97.0 20 5.5 3.0- 9.7
35+ years 70 67 92.6 79.3-97.6 3 7.4 2.4-20.7
Mother's Race
White 475 449 94.9 91.4-97.0 26 5.1 3.0- 8.6
African American 203 188 91.7 84.4-95.8 15 8.3 4.2-15.6
Other Minorities 19 19 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 14 14 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 683 642 94.1 91.1-96.1 41 5.9 3.9- 8.9
Education
< High School 132 123 95.7 87.9-98.6 9 4.3 1.4-12.1
High School 250 238 93.6 87.5-96.8 12 6.4 3.2-12.5
> High School 315 295 93.9 89.3-96.6 20 6.1 3.4-10.7
Marital Status
Married 473 446 94.2 90.5-96.5 27 5.8 3.5- 9.5
Other 224 210 94.1 88.2-97.2 14 5.9 2.8-11.8
Income
15,999 or less 224 212 95.4 89.7-98.1 12 4.6 1.9-10.3
16,000-24,999 109 97 85.0 71.1-92.8 12 15.0 7.2-28.9
25,000-39,999 116 113 97.3 90.2-99.3 3 2.7 0.7- 9.8
40,000 or more 209 198 95.9 91.2-98.1 11 4.1 1.9- 8.8
WIC recipient
No 367 345 95.2 91.6-97.3 22 4.8 2.7- 8.4
Yes 324 305 93.0 87.7-96.1 19 7.0 3.9-12.3
Medicaid recipient
No 347 328 95.4 91.7-97.4 19 4.6 2.6- 8.3
Yes 350 328 92.8 87.7-95.9 22 7.2 4.1-12.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 126 121 96.0 90.6-98.3 5 4.0 1.7- 9.4
1500-2499 grams 223 206 92.4 87.9-95.3 17 7.6 4.7-12.1
2500+ grams 346 327 94.2 91.1-96.3 19 5.8 3.7- 8.9

*Survey Question:
What kind of birth control are you or your husband or partner using now to keep from getting
pregnant? 59e. Foam, jelly, cream

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