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Birth Control Method Use: Foam, Jelly, Cream *

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 1425 96.1 94.6-97.2 65 3.9 2.8- 5.4
Age
< 20 years 244 232 95.4 89.8-98.0 12 4.6 2.0-10.2
20-24 years 413 399 95.9 92.5-97.8 14 4.1 2.2- 7.5
25-34 years 677 647 96.4 94.3-97.8 30 3.6 2.2- 5.7
35+ years 156 147 95.6 89.0-98.3 9 4.4 1.7-11.0
Mother's Race
White 976 931 95.6 93.6-96.9 45 4.4 3.1- 6.4
African American 456 436 96.9 94.0-98.4 20 3.1 1.6- 6.0
Other Minorities 58 58 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 70 69 97.3 83.0-99.6 1 2.7 0.4-17.0
No 1420 1356 96.0 94.5-97.1 64 4.0 2.9- 5.5
Education
< High School 319 309 97.0 93.0-98.7 10 3.0 1.3- 7.0
High School 513 490 95.4 92.3-97.2 23 4.6 2.8- 7.7
> High School 657 625 96.2 93.9-97.6 32 3.8 2.4- 6.1
Marital Status
Married 964 919 95.7 93.9-97.1 45 4.3 2.9- 6.1
Other 526 506 96.8 93.8-98.3 20 3.2 1.7- 6.2
Income
15,999 or less 461 445 96.7 93.8-98.3 16 3.3 1.7- 6.2
16,000-24,999 238 228 94.6 89.5-97.3 10 5.4 2.7-10.5
25,000-39,999 241 226 94.3 88.9-97.2 15 5.7 2.8-11.1
40,000 or more 428 410 96.7 94.0-98.3 18 3.3 1.7- 6.0
WIC recipient
No 768 733 95.9 93.7-97.3 35 4.1 2.7- 6.3
Yes 703 673 96.2 93.9-97.7 30 3.8 2.3- 6.1
Medicaid recipient
No 735 702 95.8 93.7-97.3 33 4.2 2.7- 6.3
Yes 755 723 96.3 94.0-97.8 32 3.7 2.2- 6.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 235 224 95.4 91.7-97.5 11 4.6 2.5- 8.3
1500-2499 grams 474 450 94.9 92.5-96.6 24 5.1 3.4- 7.5
2500+ grams 778 748 96.2 94.5-97.3 30 3.8 2.7- 5.5

*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.