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Received Counseling on Postpartum Birth Control*

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 1748 290 12.8 10.9-14.9 1458 87.2 85.1-89.1
Age
< 20 years 268 21 8.5 4.8-14.5 247 91.5 85.5-95.2
20-24 years 478 67 9.0 6.2-12.9 411 91.0 87.1-93.8
25-34 years 800 156 15.4 12.5-18.7 644 84.6 81.3-87.5
35+ years 202 46 16.7 11.0-24.6 156 83.3 75.4-89.0
Mother's Race
White 1155 222 14.3 12.0-17.0 933 85.7 83.0-88.0
African American 527 58 8.8 6.0-12.7 469 91.2 87.3-94.0
Other Minorities 66 10 9.4 3.6-22.3 56 90.6 77.7-96.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 83 12 15.9 8.4-27.9 71 84.1 72.1-91.6
No 1664 278 12.5 10.7-14.7 1386 87.5 85.3-89.3
Education
< High School 365 33 9.6 6.1-14.7 332 90.4 85.3-93.9
High School 586 83 10.5 7.7-14.0 503 89.5 86.0-92.3
> High School 795 174 16.2 13.3-19.6 621 83.8 80.4-86.7
Marital Status
Married 1151 231 15.6 13.2-18.4 920 84.4 81.6-86.8
Other 597 59 6.8 4.6-10.1 538 93.2 89.9-95.4
Income
15,999 or less 531 56 9.1 6.3-13.0 475 90.9 87.0-93.7
16,000-24,999 274 47 12.5 8.4-18.3 227 87.5 81.7-91.6
25,000-39,999 280 52 13.8 9.4-19.7 228 86.2 80.3-90.6
40,000 or more 524 118 16.1 12.6-20.3 406 83.9 79.7-87.4
WIC recipient
No 921 198 15.6 12.9-18.8 723 84.4 81.2-87.1
Yes 812 90 9.5 7.1-12.5 722 90.5 87.5-92.9
Medicaid recipient
No 885 197 16.0 13.3-19.2 688 84.0 80.8-86.7
Yes 863 93 9.2 6.8-12.1 770 90.8 87.9-93.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 301 75 22.8 18.4-27.8 226 77.2 72.2-81.6
1500-2499 grams 545 100 16.6 13.8-19.9 445 83.4 80.1-86.2
2500+ grams 899 114 12.3 10.4-14.7 785 87.7 85.3-89.6

*Survey Question:
During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with
you about any of the things listed? 16f. Birth control methods to use after your pregnancy

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