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Birth Control Method Use: Withdrawal*

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 1489 1417 95.4 93.8-96.6 72 4.6 3.4- 6.2
Age
< 20 years 244 233 94.8 89.4-97.5 11 5.2 2.5-10.6
20-24 years 413 394 94.3 90.2-96.8 19 5.7 3.2- 9.8
25-34 years 676 644 96.3 94.2-97.7 32 3.7 2.3- 5.8
35+ years 156 146 94.5 87.4-97.7 10 5.5 2.3-12.6
Mother's Race
White 975 925 95.3 93.3-96.7 50 4.7 3.3- 6.7
African American 456 439 95.9 92.5-97.8 17 4.1 2.2- 7.5
Other Minorities 58 53 93.5 79.5-98.2 5 6.5 1.8-20.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 69 67 94.4 80.4-98.6 2 5.6 1.4-19.6
No 1420 1350 95.4 93.8-96.6 70 4.6 3.4- 6.2
Education
< High School 319 309 96.3 91.8-98.4 10 3.7 1.6- 8.2
High School 513 491 95.3 92.2-97.2 22 4.7 2.8- 7.8
> High School 656 616 94.9 92.4-96.6 40 5.1 3.4- 7.6
Marital Status
Married 963 912 95.4 93.5-96.8 51 4.6 3.2- 6.5
Other 526 505 95.2 91.7-97.3 21 4.8 2.7- 8.3
Income
15,999 or less 460 442 95.9 92.5-97.8 18 4.1 2.2- 7.5
16,000-24,999 238 226 94.9 89.5-97.6 12 5.1 2.4-10.5
25,000-39,999 241 229 93.6 88.4-96.6 12 6.4 3.4-11.6
40,000 or more 428 400 94.9 91.8-96.9 28 5.1 3.1- 8.2
WIC recipient
No 768 717 93.4 90.7-95.4 51 6.6 4.6- 9.3
Yes 702 683 97.4 95.4-98.6 19 2.6 1.4- 4.6
Medicaid recipient
No 735 688 94.3 91.9-96.0 47 5.7 4.0- 8.1
Yes 754 729 96.5 94.1-98.0 25 3.5 2.0- 5.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 235 221 94.7 91.1-96.8 14 5.3 3.2- 8.9
1500-2499 grams 474 452 95.8 93.7-97.2 22 4.2 2.8- 6.3
2500+ grams 777 741 95.4 93.6-96.6 36 4.6 3.4- 6.4

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

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