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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? PILL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1255 874 68.2 64.8-71.3 381 31.8 28.7-35.2
Age
< 20 years 139 103 71.6 60.6-80.6 36 28.4 19.4-39.4
20-24 years 333 238 69.3 62.7-75.2 95 30.7 24.8-37.3
25-34 years 638 426 66.0 61.5-70.3 212 34.0 29.7-38.5
35+ years 145 107 71.9 61.7-80.3 38 28.1 19.7-38.3
Race
White 869 577 65.4 61.5-69.1 292 34.6 30.9-38.5
Black 335 263 78.0 71.2-83.7 72 22.0 16.3-28.8
Other 51 34 66.2 49.3-79.7 17 33.8 20.3-50.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 124 92 74.0 63.9-82.0 32 26.0 18.0-36.1
No 1128 779 67.2 63.7-70.6 349 32.8 29.4-36.3
Education
< High School 270 224 81.8 75.1-87.0 46 18.2 13.0-24.9
High School 367 255 66.7 60.2-72.5 112 33.3 27.5-39.8
> High School 618 395 62.9 58.1-67.4 223 37.1 32.6-41.9
Marital Status
Married 793 519 64.8 60.6-68.7 274 35.2 31.3-39.4
Other 462 355 74.6 68.9-79.6 107 25.4 20.4-31.1
Income
15,999 or less 332 262 78.6 72.2-83.9 70 21.4 16.1-27.8
16,000-24,999 170 128 72.2 63.1-79.9 42 27.8 20.1-36.9
25,000-39,999 186 129 67.2 58.2-75.1 57 32.8 24.9-41.8
40,000 or more 439 261 58.5 52.9-63.9 178 41.5 36.1-47.1
WIC recipient
No 657 414 61.2 56.5-65.6 243 38.8 34.4-43.5
Yes 590 454 76.1 71.4-80.3 136 23.9 19.7-28.6
Medicaid recipient
No 610 374 60.1 55.3-64.7 236 39.9 35.3-44.7
Yes 645 500 75.8 71.3-79.9 145 24.2 20.1-28.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 563 412 74.2 70.5-77.5 151 25.8 22.5-29.5
2500+ grams 692 462 67.6 64.1-71.0 230 32.4 29.0-35.9

#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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