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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What kind of birth control are you or your husband or partner using now to keep from getting pregnant? FOAM, JELLY, CREAM

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1333 1312 98.1 96.9-98.8 21 1.9 1.2- 3.1
Age
< 20 years 173 171 98.8 93.3-99.8 2 1.2 0.2- 6.7
20-24 years 350 346 98.0 94.8-99.2 4 2.0 0.8- 5.2
25-34 years 646 636 98.6 97.0-99.4 10 1.4 0.6- 3.0
35+ years 164 159 95.4 89.5-98.1 5 4.6 1.9-10.5
Race
White 927 912 98.0 96.6-98.9 15 2.0 1.1- 3.4
Black 352 347 98.5 95.0-99.5 5 1.5 0.5- 5.0
Other 54 53 97.0 81.8-99.6 1 3.0 0.4-18.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 139 138 99.0 93.2-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8
No 1194 1174 98.0 96.7-98.8 20 2.0 1.2- 3.3
Education
< High School 292 288 98.2 94.8-99.4 4 1.8 0.6- 5.2
High School 391 384 98.0 95.1-99.2 7 2.0 0.8- 4.9
> High School 647 637 98.0 96.2-99.0 10 2.0 1.0- 3.8
Marital Status
Married 845 830 98.0 96.5-98.8 15 2.0 1.2- 3.5
Other 488 482 98.3 95.7-99.3 6 1.7 0.7- 4.3
Income
15,999 or less 389 384 98.4 95.5-99.4 5 1.6 0.6- 4.5
16,000-24,999 153 151 99.8 99.2-99.9 2 0.2 0.1- 0.8
25,000-39,999 195 190 96.5 91.2-98.6 5 3.5 1.4- 8.8
40,000 or more 476 467 97.5 95.1-98.7 9 2.5 1.3- 4.9
WIC recipient
No 730 720 98.5 96.9-99.2 10 1.5 0.8- 3.1
Yes 593 582 97.5 95.3-98.7 11 2.5 1.3- 4.7
Medicaid recipient
No 659 647 97.9 96.1-98.9 12 2.1 1.1- 3.9
Yes 674 665 98.2 96.3-99.2 9 1.8 0.8- 3.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 581 575 98.9 97.7-99.5 6 1.1 0.5- 2.3
2500+ grams 752 737 98.0 96.7-98.8 15 2.0 1.2- 3.3

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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