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2004 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? NOT HAVING SEX (ABSTINENCE)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1369 1261 92.2 90.2-93.9 108 7.8 6.1- 9.8
Age
< 20 years 149 126 82.4 72.6-89.3 23 17.6 10.7-27.4
20-24 years 360 336 94.4 90.5-96.7 24 5.6 3.3- 9.5
25-34 years 702 659 94.2 91.6-96.0 43 5.8 4.0- 8.4
35+ years 158 140 87.7 79.8-92.8 18 12.3 7.2-20.2
Race
White 934 871 93.5 91.3-95.2 63 6.5 4.8- 8.7
Black 382 342 88.2 82.7-92.1 40 11.8 7.9-17.3
Other 53 48 91.1 77.0-96.9 5 8.9 3.1-23.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 150 95.2 89.2-97.9 7 4.8 2.1-10.8
No 1212 1111 91.7 89.5-93.5 101 8.3 6.5-10.5
Education
< High School 270 246 90.3 84.8-94.0 24 9.7 6.0-15.2
High School 391 361 92.1 87.7-95.0 30 7.9 5.0-12.3
> High School 706 652 93.2 90.5-95.1 54 6.8 4.9- 9.5
Marital Status
Married 837 784 94.6 92.5-96.2 53 5.4 3.8- 7.5
Other 532 477 88.7 84.5-91.8 55 11.3 8.2-15.5
Income
14,999 or less 401 369 91.6 87.2-94.6 32 8.4 5.4-12.8
15,000-24,999 213 197 95.4 90.3-97.9 16 4.6 2.1- 9.7
25,000-49,999 289 267 92.8 88.2-95.7 22 7.2 4.3-11.8
50,000 or more 357 328 90.9 86.4-94.0 29 9.1 6.0-13.6
WIC recipient
No 688 642 92.2 89.2-94.3 46 7.8 5.7-10.8
Yes 670 609 92.3 89.2-94.5 61 7.7 5.5-10.8
Medicaid recipient
No 627 584 92.8 89.9-94.9 43 7.2 5.1-10.1
Yes 742 677 91.8 88.8-94.0 65 8.2 6.0-11.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 615 563 91.7 89.3-93.6 52 8.3 6.4-10.7
2500+ grams 754 698 92.3 90.1-94.0 56 7.7 6.0- 9.9

#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 02OCT06

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