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2003 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 1255 1232 98.1 96.9-98.8 23 1.9 1.2- 3.1
Age
< 20 years 139 137 99.7 98.8-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2
20-24 years 333 328 98.3 95.2-99.4 5 1.7 0.6- 4.8
25-34 years 638 626 97.8 96.0-98.8 12 2.2 1.2- 4.0
35+ years 145 141 96.9 89.7-99.1 4 3.1 0.9-10.3
Race
White 869 851 98.2 96.9-99.0 18 1.8 1.0- 3.1
Black 335 331 98.0 94.2-99.3 4 2.0 0.7- 5.8
Other 51 50 96.3 78.4-99.5 1 3.7 0.5-21.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 124 123 99.9 99.2- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
No 1128 1106 97.8 96.5-98.7 22 2.2 1.3- 3.5
Education
< High School 270 264 99.0 96.6-99.7 6 1.0 0.3- 3.4
High School 367 363 98.5 95.7-99.5 4 1.5 0.5- 4.3
> High School 618 605 97.4 95.3-98.6 13 2.6 1.4- 4.7
Marital Status
Married 793 776 97.6 95.9-98.6 17 2.4 1.4- 4.1
Other 462 456 99.0 97.1-99.7 6 1.0 0.3- 2.9
Income
15,999 or less 332 324 97.5 94.2-99.0 8 2.5 1.0- 5.8
16,000-24,999 170 170 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-39,999 186 185 99.0 93.0-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0
40,000 or more 439 426 96.8 94.1-98.3 13 3.2 1.7- 5.9
WIC recipient
No 657 643 97.5 95.6-98.6 14 2.5 1.4- 4.4
Yes 590 581 98.6 96.8-99.4 9 1.4 0.6- 3.2
Medicaid recipient
No 610 597 97.7 95.7-98.8 13 2.3 1.2- 4.3
Yes 645 635 98.5 96.6-99.3 10 1.5 0.7- 3.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 563 554 98.3 96.7-99.1 9 1.7 0.9- 3.3
2500+ grams 692 678 98.1 96.8-98.9 14 1.9 1.1- 3.2

#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 22MAR05

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