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Birth Control Method Use: Shots*

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 1203 82.3 79.6-84.7 293 17.7 15.3-20.4
Age
< 20 years 236 139 62.3 53.4-70.5 97 37.7 29.5-46.6
20-24 years 412 314 78.0 72.2-82.8 98 22.0 17.2-27.8
25-34 years 699 611 88.4 84.9-91.1 88 11.6 8.9-15.1
35+ years 149 139 94.3 86.9-97.7 10 5.7 2.3-13.1
Mother's Race
White 1003 859 84.5 81.3-87.2 144 15.5 12.8-18.7
African American 440 301 74.0 67.8-79.4 139 26.0 20.6-32.2
Other Minorities 53 43 96.5 92.7-98.4 10 3.5 1.6- 7.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 93 60 61.9 49.3-73.1 33 38.1 26.9-50.7
No 1403 1143 84.1 81.4-86.5 260 15.9 13.5-18.6
Education
< High School 344 211 63.5 56.3-70.2 133 36.5 29.8-43.7
High School 491 387 81.0 75.9-85.3 104 19.0 14.7-24.1
> High School 660 604 92.4 89.5-94.6 56 7.6 5.4-10.5
Marital Status
Married 974 869 89.3 86.5-91.5 105 10.7 8.5-13.5
Other 522 334 66.6 60.6-72.0 188 33.4 28.0-39.4
Income
15,999 or less 440 304 68.9 62.5-74.6 136 31.1 25.4-37.5
16,000-24,999 237 187 81.2 73.6-87.0 50 18.8 13.0-26.4
25,000-39,999 237 205 90.4 84.6-94.2 32 9.6 5.8-15.4
40,000 or more 443 415 93.7 90.1-96.0 28 6.3 4.0- 9.9
WIC recipient
No 768 673 89.4 86.2-91.9 95 10.6 8.1-13.8
Yes 713 517 74.0 69.4-78.1 196 26.0 21.9-30.6
Medicaid recipient
No 733 666 90.8 87.7-93.1 67 9.2 6.9-12.3
Yes 763 537 72.8 68.2-76.9 226 27.2 23.1-31.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 258 187 70.9 64.8-76.4 71 29.1 23.6-35.2
1500-2499 grams 473 374 78.2 74.2-81.8 99 21.8 18.2-25.8
2500+ grams 760 637 82.8 79.8-85.4 123 17.2 14.6-20.2

*Survey Question:
What kind of birth control are you or your husband or partner using now to keep from getting
pregnant? 59g. Shots (Depo-Provera)

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