SCHS Home Search FAQs Contacts
Navigation Bar

2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

Are you or your husband or partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1538 212 12.1 10.3-14.3 1326 87.9 85.7-89.7
Age
< 20 years 200 27 12.8 7.8-20.2 173 87.2 79.8-92.2
20-24 years 400 52 11.5 8.2-16.0 348 88.5 84.0-91.8
25-34 years 750 107 13.0 10.4-16.3 643 87.0 83.7-89.6
35+ years 188 26 9.2 5.4-15.3 162 90.8 84.7-94.6
Race
White 1057 135 11.4 9.3-13.9 922 88.6 86.1-90.7
Black 406 56 11.1 7.6-16.0 350 88.9 84.0-92.4
Other 75 21 27.0 16.6-40.6 54 73.0 59.4-83.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 159 24 11.7 6.9-19.0 135 88.3 81.0-93.1
No 1379 188 12.2 10.2-14.5 1191 87.8 85.5-89.8
Education
< High School 343 56 15.3 11.2-20.6 287 84.7 79.4-88.8
High School 440 50 10.1 7.0-14.3 390 89.9 85.7-93.0
> High School 752 106 11.9 9.4-14.9 646 88.1 85.1-90.6
Marital Status
Married 976 133 11.9 9.7-14.5 843 88.1 85.5-90.3
Other 562 79 12.6 9.4-16.7 483 87.4 83.3-90.6
Income
15,999 or less 458 74 13.8 10.2-18.3 384 86.2 81.7-89.8
16,000-24,999 171 19 8.5 4.5-15.2 152 91.5 84.8-95.5
25,000-39,999 206 12 4.6 2.1- 9.6 194 95.4 90.4-97.9
40,000 or more 551 74 11.7 8.9-15.2 477 88.3 84.8-91.1
WIC recipient
No 836 108 11.6 9.3-14.5 728 88.4 85.5-90.7
Yes 688 100 12.5 9.7-15.9 588 87.5 84.1-90.3
Medicaid recipient
No 757 98 11.8 9.3-14.8 659 88.2 85.2-90.7
Yes 781 114 12.5 9.8-15.8 667 87.5 84.2-90.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 691 112 15.9 13.4-18.7 579 84.1 81.3-86.6
2500+ grams 847 100 11.8 9.8-14.2 747 88.2 85.8-90.2

#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

Contact Us | Site Map | DHHS Disclaimer