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Received Counseling on Postpartum Birth Control*

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 1717 260 13.1 11.2-15.3 1457 86.9 84.7-88.8
Age
< 20 years 255 20 7.3 4.0-13.0 235 92.7 87.0-96.0
20-24 years 448 55 8.7 5.9-12.6 393 91.3 87.4-94.1
25-34 years 819 154 16.5 13.6-20.0 665 83.5 80.0-86.4
35+ years 195 31 16.5 10.7-24.5 164 83.5 75.5-89.3
Mother's Race
White 1166 202 15.2 12.8-17.9 964 84.8 82.1-87.2
African American 493 49 6.0 3.7- 9.8 444 94.0 90.2-96.3
Other Minorities 58 9 16.1 7.2-32.2 49 83.9 67.8-92.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 100 13 9.8 4.7-19.1 87 90.2 80.9-95.3
No 1617 247 13.4 11.4-15.7 1370 86.6 84.3-88.6
Education
< High School 384 33 7.7 4.8-12.1 351 92.3 87.9-95.2
High School 570 73 10.8 7.8-14.8 497 89.2 85.2-92.2
> High School 762 154 17.3 14.3-20.9 608 82.7 79.1-85.7
Marital Status
Married 1139 213 16.1 13.6-18.9 926 83.9 81.1-86.4
Other 578 47 6.2 4.0- 9.5 531 93.8 90.5-96.0
Income
15,999 or less 493 42 8.3 5.5-12.4 451 91.7 87.6-94.5
16,000-24,999 270 34 9.0 5.4-14.5 236 91.0 85.5-94.6
25,000-39,999 264 37 10.9 7.0-16.6 227 89.1 83.4-93.0
40,000 or more 529 134 22.2 18.1-26.8 395 77.8 73.2-81.9
WIC recipient
No 900 186 17.9 15.0-21.3 714 82.1 78.7-85.0
Yes 807 71 7.4 5.3-10.1 736 92.6 89.9-94.7
Medicaid recipient
No 862 187 19.4 16.3-22.8 675 80.6 77.2-83.7
Yes 855 73 6.0 4.2- 8.5 782 94.0 91.5-95.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 304 63 19.9 15.8-24.7 241 80.1 75.3-84.2
1500-2499 grams 538 79 13.9 11.2-17.0 459 86.1 83.0-88.8
2500+ grams 870 117 12.9 10.9-15.3 753 87.1 84.7-89.1

*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.