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Birth Control Method Use: Other, Not Listed Method *

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 1399 94.3 92.6-95.6 91 5.7 4.4- 7.4
Age
< 20 years 244 233 96.2 91.3-98.4 11 3.8 1.6- 8.7
20-24 years 413 387 93.4 89.4-95.9 26 6.6 4.1-10.6
25-34 years 677 635 94.5 92.0-96.2 42 5.5 3.8- 8.0
35+ years 156 144 92.5 84.4-96.6 12 7.5 3.4-15.6
Mother's Race
White 976 916 94.5 92.4-96.0 60 5.5 4.0- 7.6
African American 456 428 93.8 89.7-96.3 28 6.2 3.7-10.3
Other Minorities 58 55 94.3 81.0-98.5 3 5.7 1.5-19.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 70 66 95.2 86.6-98.4 4 4.8 1.6-13.4
No 1420 1333 94.2 92.4-95.6 87 5.8 4.4- 7.6
Education
< High School 319 301 94.5 90.2-96.9 18 5.5 3.1- 9.8
High School 513 487 95.1 92.0-97.0 26 4.9 3.0- 8.0
> High School 657 610 93.5 90.7-95.5 47 6.5 4.5- 9.3
Marital Status
Married 964 902 93.6 91.4-95.3 62 6.4 4.7- 8.6
Other 526 497 95.6 92.6-97.5 29 4.4 2.5- 7.4
Income
15,999 or less 461 432 92.9 89.0-95.5 29 7.1 4.5-11.0
16,000-24,999 238 221 94.0 89.0-96.8 17 6.0 3.2-11.0
25,000-39,999 241 231 95.7 91.1-98.0 10 4.3 2.0- 8.9
40,000 or more 428 397 94.1 90.7-96.3 31 5.9 3.7- 9.3
WIC recipient
No 768 709 93.3 90.8-95.2 59 6.7 4.8- 9.2
Yes 703 672 95.4 93.0-97.1 31 4.6 2.9- 7.0
Medicaid recipient
No 735 689 94.3 91.8-96.0 46 5.7 4.0- 8.2
Yes 755 710 94.3 91.7-96.1 45 5.7 3.9- 8.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 235 213 90.6 86.0-93.8 22 9.4 6.2-14.0
1500-2499 grams 474 451 95.2 92.8-96.8 23 4.8 3.2- 7.2
2500+ grams 778 732 94.3 92.4-95.7 46 5.7 4.3- 7.6

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

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