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Birth Control Method Use: Condoms*

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1490 1046 71.5 68.4-74.3 444 28.5 25.7-31.6
Age
< 20 years 244 140 58.1 49.5-66.2 104 41.9 33.8-50.5
20-24 years 413 295 75.0 69.2-80.1 118 25.0 19.9-30.8
25-34 years 677 495 72.9 68.5-76.8 182 27.1 23.2-31.5
35+ years 156 116 76.2 66.1-84.0 40 23.8 16.0-33.9
Mother's Race
White 976 706 74.2 70.6-77.4 270 25.8 22.6-29.4
African American 456 297 62.7 56.2-68.7 159 37.3 31.3-43.8
Other Minorities 58 43 77.6 61.5-88.3 15 22.4 11.7-38.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 70 52 81.5 67.6-90.3 18 18.5 9.7-32.4
No 1420 994 70.7 67.6-73.7 426 29.3 26.3-32.4
Education
< High School 319 213 68.4 61.2-74.9 106 31.6 25.1-38.8
High School 513 369 75.5 70.4-79.9 144 24.5 20.1-29.6
> High School 657 463 69.7 65.1-74.0 194 30.3 26.0-34.9
Marital Status
Married 964 702 74.4 70.9-77.7 262 25.6 22.3-29.1
Other 526 344 65.4 59.6-70.8 182 34.6 29.2-40.4
Income
15,999 or less 461 327 71.6 65.7-76.8 134 28.4 23.2-34.3
16,000-24,999 238 183 77.4 70.0-83.4 55 22.6 16.6-30.0
25,000-39,999 241 167 70.2 62.5-77.0 74 29.8 23.0-37.5
40,000 or more 428 292 69.3 63.7-74.4 136 30.7 25.6-36.3
WIC recipient
No 768 539 70.5 66.3-74.4 229 29.5 25.6-33.7
Yes 703 495 72.5 67.9-76.6 208 27.5 23.4-32.1
Medicaid recipient
No 735 525 71.5 67.3-75.4 210 28.5 24.6-32.7
Yes 755 521 71.4 66.9-75.6 234 28.6 24.4-33.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 235 164 70.3 64.0-75.9 71 29.7 24.1-36.0
1500-2499 grams 474 322 67.1 62.6-71.3 152 32.9 28.7-37.4
2500+ grams 778 557 71.8 68.5-74.9 221 28.2 25.1-31.5

*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.