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Birth Control Method Use: Norplant*

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 696 691 99.7 98.8-99.9 5 0.3 0.1- 1.2
Age
< 20 years 101 99 99.7 98.5-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5
20-24 years 193 192 100 99.8- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
25-34 years 333 331 99.5 97.0-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 3.0
35+ years 69 69 100 - 0 0.0 -
Mother's Race
White 474 470 99.6 98.2-99.9 4 0.4 0.1- 1.8
African American 203 202 99.8 98.9- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
Other Minorities 19 19 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 14 14 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 682 677 99.7 98.7-99.9 5 0.3 0.1- 1.3
Education
< High School 132 131 99.8 98.6- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
High School 249 247 99.9 99.8- 100 2 0.1 0.0- 0.2
> High School 315 313 99.5 97.0-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 3.0
Marital Status
Married 472 469 99.6 98.0-99.9 3 0.4 0.1- 2.0
Other 224 222 99.8 99.2- 100 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8
Income
15,999 or less 224 223 100 99.7- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
16,000-24,999 109 108 99.9 99.5- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
25,000-39,999 115 114 98.9 92.4-99.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6
40,000 or more 209 208 99.9 99.5- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
WIC recipient
No 366 365 99.6 97.2-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
Yes 324 320 99.8 99.4-99.9 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6
Medicaid recipient
No 346 345 99.6 97.2-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
Yes 350 346 99.8 99.4-99.9 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 126 124 98.6 94.4-99.6 2 1.4 0.4- 5.6
1500-2499 grams 222 220 99.0 95.7-99.8 2 1.0 0.2- 4.3
2500+ grams 346 345 99.8 98.4- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6

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

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