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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? PILL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1333 864 63.0 59.7-66.1 469 37.0 33.9-40.3
Age
< 20 years 173 118 66.5 56.7-75.1 55 33.5 24.9-43.3
20-24 years 350 224 62.1 55.6-68.2 126 37.9 31.8-44.4
25-34 years 646 406 61.2 56.6-65.7 240 38.8 34.3-43.4
35+ years 164 116 68.2 59.0-76.1 48 31.8 23.9-41.0
Race
White 927 572 60.0 56.2-63.7 355 40.0 36.3-43.8
Black 352 255 71.0 64.1-77.1 97 29.0 22.9-35.9
Other 54 37 71.9 55.7-83.9 17 28.1 16.1-44.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 139 99 70.9 61.1-79.0 40 29.1 21.0-38.9
No 1194 765 61.9 58.5-65.3 429 38.1 34.7-41.5
Education
< High School 292 207 70.0 63.1-76.0 85 30.0 24.0-36.9
High School 391 262 63.2 56.8-69.1 129 36.8 30.9-43.2
> High School 647 393 59.5 54.9-64.0 254 40.5 36.0-45.1
Marital Status
Married 845 526 59.7 55.7-63.6 319 40.3 36.4-44.3
Other 488 338 69.5 63.9-74.6 150 30.5 25.4-36.1
Income
15,999 or less 389 286 70.3 64.1-75.8 103 29.7 24.2-35.9
16,000-24,999 153 104 65.0 55.0-73.8 49 35.0 26.2-45.0
25,000-39,999 195 125 65.7 57.1-73.5 70 34.3 26.5-42.9
40,000 or more 476 270 55.6 50.3-60.8 206 44.4 39.2-49.7
WIC recipient
No 730 437 57.6 53.2-61.9 293 42.4 38.1-46.8
Yes 593 419 69.3 64.5-73.8 174 30.7 26.2-35.5
Medicaid recipient
No 659 384 57.8 53.2-62.2 275 42.2 37.8-46.8
Yes 674 480 68.7 64.0-73.0 194 31.3 27.0-36.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 581 397 69.7 65.9-73.2 184 30.3 26.8-34.1
2500+ grams 752 467 62.4 58.9-65.8 285 37.6 34.2-41.1

#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.

This page was generated on 20JUL04

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