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Birth Control Method Use: Withdrawal*

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 1409 93.4 91.5-94.9 87 6.6 5.1- 8.5
Age
< 20 years 236 219 90.5 83.7-94.6 17 9.5 5.4-16.3
20-24 years 412 385 92.9 88.8-95.5 27 7.1 4.5-11.2
25-34 years 699 662 93.7 91.0-95.7 37 6.3 4.3- 9.0
35+ years 149 143 97.5 92.0-99.3 6 2.5 0.7- 8.0
Mother's Race
White 1003 943 93.1 90.8-94.8 60 6.9 5.2- 9.2
African American 440 418 95.0 91.0-97.3 22 5.0 2.7- 9.0
Other Minorities 53 48 87.9 70.1-95.7 5 12.1 4.3-29.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 93 88 91.9 81.8-96.6 5 8.1 3.4-18.2
No 1403 1321 93.5 91.6-95.0 82 6.5 5.0- 8.4
Education
< High School 344 329 94.7 90.2-97.2 15 5.3 2.8- 9.8
High School 491 458 92.4 88.4-95.0 33 7.6 5.0-11.6
> High School 660 621 93.4 90.7-95.4 39 6.6 4.6- 9.3
Marital Status
Married 974 913 92.6 90.2-94.4 61 7.4 5.6- 9.8
Other 522 496 95.3 91.9-97.2 26 4.7 2.8- 8.1
Income
15,999 or less 440 420 94.3 90.4-96.7 20 5.7 3.3- 9.6
16,000-24,999 237 222 91.9 85.9-95.5 15 8.1 4.5-14.1
25,000-39,999 237 215 92.0 86.4-95.4 22 8.0 4.6-13.6
40,000 or more 443 417 93.4 90.0-95.8 26 6.6 4.2-10.0
WIC recipient
No 768 723 93.3 90.6-95.2 45 6.7 4.8- 9.4
Yes 713 672 93.6 90.7-95.6 41 6.4 4.4- 9.3
Medicaid recipient
No 733 684 92.9 90.3-94.9 49 7.1 5.1- 9.7
Yes 763 725 93.9 91.1-95.9 38 6.1 4.1- 8.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 258 244 95.0 91.7-97.0 14 5.0 3.0- 8.3
1500-2499 grams 473 452 95.5 93.1-97.0 21 4.5 3.0- 6.9
2500+ grams 760 708 93.2 91.2-94.8 52 6.8 5.2- 8.8

*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.