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Birth Control Method Use: Norplant*

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 1480 99.2 98.3-99.6 16 0.8 0.4- 1.7
Age
< 20 years 236 233 98.3 93.8-99.6 3 1.7 0.4- 6.2
20-24 years 412 404 98.8 96.4-99.6 8 1.2 0.4- 3.6
25-34 years 699 694 99.4 98.1-99.8 5 0.6 0.2- 1.9
35+ years 149 149 100 - 0 0.0 -
Mother's Race
White 1003 997 99.5 98.4-99.8 6 0.5 0.2- 1.6
African American 440 431 98.7 96.2-99.5 9 1.3 0.5- 3.8
Other Minorities 53 52 95.5 74.2-99.4 1 4.5 0.6-25.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 93 91 96.8 88.0-99.2 2 3.2 0.8-12.0
No 1403 1389 99.4 98.6-99.7 14 0.6 0.3- 1.4
Education
< High School 344 338 98.7 95.7-99.6 6 1.3 0.4- 4.3
High School 491 483 98.3 95.9-99.3 8 1.7 0.7- 4.1
> High School 660 658 100 99.8- 100 2 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Marital Status
Married 974 966 99.4 98.4-99.8 8 0.6 0.2- 1.6
Other 522 514 98.6 96.3-99.5 8 1.4 0.5- 3.7
Income
15,999 or less 440 430 98.7 96.3-99.6 10 1.3 0.4- 3.7
16,000-24,999 237 233 98.4 94.3-99.6 4 1.6 0.4- 5.7
25,000-39,999 237 236 99.3 95.4-99.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6
40,000 or more 443 443 100 - 0 0.0 -
WIC recipient
No 768 763 99.3 97.8-99.8 5 0.7 0.2- 2.2
Yes 713 702 99.0 97.5-99.6 11 1.0 0.4- 2.5
Medicaid recipient
No 733 731 99.5 98.2-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 1.8
Yes 763 749 98.7 97.1-99.4 14 1.3 0.6- 2.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 258 252 97.6 94.6-98.9 6 2.4 1.1- 5.4
1500-2499 grams 473 469 99.1 97.5-99.7 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5
2500+ grams 760 754 99.2 98.2-99.6 6 0.8 0.4- 1.8

*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.