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Received Counseling on Postpartum Birth Control*

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 832 139 15.1 12.2-18.6 693 84.9 81.4-87.8
Age
< 20 years 125 14 7.6 3.3-16.6 111 92.4 83.4-96.7
20-24 years 217 29 14.5 9.0-22.6 188 85.5 77.4-91.0
25-34 years 396 75 16.1 12.1-21.2 321 83.9 78.8-87.9
35+ years 94 21 24.8 15.1-37.9 73 75.2 62.1-84.9
Mother's Race
White 566 103 15.6 12.2-19.8 463 84.4 80.2-87.8
African American 243 30 10.8 6.4-17.6 213 89.2 82.4-93.6
Other Minorities 23 6 38.6 16.8-66.1 17 61.4 33.9-83.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 3 19.8 3.3-64.2 16 80.2 35.8-96.7
No 813 136 15.0 12.1-18.5 677 85.0 81.5-87.9
Education
< High School 163 21 11.4 6.0-20.9 142 88.6 79.1-94.0
High School 284 39 10.9 6.8-16.8 245 89.1 83.2-93.2
> High School 385 79 20.0 15.5-25.4 306 80.0 74.6-84.5
Marital Status
Married 562 110 18.9 15.0-23.5 452 81.1 76.5-85.0
Other 270 29 7.6 4.3-13.1 241 92.4 86.9-95.7
Income
15,999 or less 253 26 6.3 3.1-12.3 227 93.7 87.7-96.9
16,000-24,999 130 21 15.1 7.9-27.0 109 84.9 73.0-92.1
25,000-39,999 138 25 15.0 8.9-24.1 113 85.0 75.9-91.1
40,000 or more 259 59 22.4 16.8-29.2 200 77.6 70.8-83.2
WIC recipient
No 452 97 19.7 15.4-24.8 355 80.3 75.2-84.6
Yes 377 42 10.2 6.6-15.3 335 89.8 84.7-93.4
Medicaid recipient
No 431 99 21.8 17.3-27.1 332 78.2 72.9-82.7
Yes 401 40 7.6 4.6-12.3 361 92.4 87.7-95.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 161 28 16.8 11.7-23.4 133 83.2 76.6-88.3
1500-2499 grams 260 45 16.1 12.1-21.1 215 83.9 78.9-87.9
2500+ grams 409 66 15.0 11.9-18.8 343 85.0 81.2-88.1

*Survey Question:
During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with you about any of the things listed?
16f. Birth control methods to use after your pregnancy

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