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Birth Control Method Use: Foam, Jelly, Cream *

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1496 1441 95.6 94.0-96.8 55 4.4 3.2- 6.0
Age
< 20 years 236 224 95.0 89.4-97.7 12 5.0 2.3-10.6
20-24 years 412 395 94.9 91.1-97.2 17 5.1 2.8- 8.9
25-34 years 699 682 96.7 94.5-98.0 17 3.3 2.0- 5.5
35+ years 149 140 93.1 85.7-96.8 9 6.9 3.2-14.3
Mother's Race
White 1003 966 95.3 93.3-96.7 37 4.7 3.3- 6.7
African American 440 423 96.0 92.3-97.9 17 4.0 2.1- 7.7
Other Minorities 53 52 99.8 98.6- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 93 91 96.4 86.7-99.1 2 3.6 0.9-13.3
No 1403 1350 95.5 93.8-96.8 53 4.5 3.2- 6.2
Education
< High School 344 328 93.0 88.0-96.0 16 7.0 4.0-12.0
High School 491 478 97.8 95.3-99.0 13 2.2 1.0- 4.7
> High School 660 634 95.4 93.0-97.0 26 4.6 3.0- 7.0
Marital Status
Married 974 935 95.1 93.0-96.5 39 4.9 3.5- 7.0
Other 522 506 96.8 93.8-98.4 16 3.2 1.6- 6.2
Income
15,999 or less 440 419 93.0 88.6-95.7 21 7.0 4.3-11.4
16,000-24,999 237 227 94.9 89.4-97.6 10 5.1 2.4-10.6
25,000-39,999 237 233 99.2 95.9-99.8 4 0.8 0.2- 4.1
40,000 or more 443 427 95.5 92.5-97.3 16 4.5 2.7- 7.5
WIC recipient
No 768 742 95.6 93.3-97.2 26 4.4 2.8- 6.7
Yes 713 684 95.4 92.8-97.1 29 4.6 2.9- 7.2
Medicaid recipient
No 733 712 96.1 93.9-97.5 21 3.9 2.5- 6.1
Yes 763 729 95.0 92.3-96.8 34 5.0 3.2- 7.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 258 249 96.5 93.4-98.2 9 3.5 1.8- 6.6
1500-2499 grams 473 462 97.7 95.8-98.7 11 2.3 1.3- 4.2
2500+ grams 760 725 95.4 93.7-96.7 35 4.6 3.3- 6.3

*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.