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Birth Control Method Use: Norplant*

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 1474 98.8 97.7-99.3 16 1.2 0.7- 2.3
Age
< 20 years 244 238 96.5 91.4-98.6 6 3.5 1.4- 8.6
20-24 years 413 407 98.4 95.6-99.4 6 1.6 0.6- 4.4
25-34 years 677 673 99.4 98.0-99.9 4 0.6 0.1- 2.0
35+ years 156 156 100 - 0 0.0 -
Mother's Race
White 976 969 99.1 97.8-99.6 7 0.9 0.4- 2.2
African American 456 449 98.3 95.4-99.4 7 1.7 0.6- 4.6
Other Minorities 58 56 96.6 80.6-99.5 2 3.4 0.5-19.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 70 70 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 1420 1404 98.7 97.6-99.3 16 1.3 0.7- 2.4
Education
< High School 319 308 96.1 92.1-98.1 11 3.9 1.9- 7.9
High School 513 509 99.2 97.1-99.8 4 0.8 0.2- 2.9
> High School 657 656 99.7 98.1- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
Marital Status
Married 964 962 99.7 98.6-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4
Other 526 512 96.9 94.0-98.4 14 3.1 1.6- 6.0
Income
15,999 or less 461 447 96.2 92.9-98.0 14 3.8 2.0- 7.1
16,000-24,999 238 237 99.3 95.1-99.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9
25,000-39,999 241 241 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 428 428 100 - 0 0.0 -
WIC recipient
No 768 764 99.5 98.1-99.9 4 0.5 0.1- 1.9
Yes 703 691 98.0 96.0-99.0 12 2.0 1.0- 4.0
Medicaid recipient
No 735 735 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 755 739 97.4 95.3-98.6 16 2.6 1.4- 4.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 235 232 98.3 94.7-99.5 3 1.7 0.5- 5.3
1500-2499 grams 474 470 99.0 97.5-99.6 4 1.0 0.4- 2.5
2500+ grams 778 769 98.8 97.6-99.4 9 1.2 0.6- 2.4

*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.