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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 879 595 65.8 61.7-69.6 284 34.2 30.4-38.3
Age
< 20 years 81 51 52.6 38.9-65.9 30 47.4 34.1-61.1
20-24 years 216 140 63.9 55.4-71.6 76 36.1 28.4-44.6
25-34 years 463 315 67.6 62.1-72.6 148 32.4 27.4-37.9
35+ years 119 89 72.5 61.3-81.5 30 27.5 18.5-38.7
Race
White 636 412 64.3 59.6-68.7 224 35.7 31.3-40.4
Black 217 164 71.2 62.2-78.9 53 28.8 21.1-37.8
Other 26 19 65.3 38.3-85.1 7 34.7 14.9-61.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 117 83 64.4 53.6-73.9 34 35.6 26.1-46.4
No 762 512 66.1 61.7-70.2 250 33.9 29.8-38.3
Education
< High School 177 129 67.5 58.3-75.5 48 32.5 24.5-41.7
High School 247 177 65.6 57.2-73.1 70 34.4 26.9-42.8
> High School 453 287 64.8 59.3-69.9 166 35.2 30.1-40.7
Marital Status
Married 558 367 65.6 60.7-70.2 191 34.4 29.8-39.3
Other 321 228 66.0 58.8-72.6 93 34.0 27.4-41.2
Income
14,999 or less 258 197 73.2 65.5-79.7 61 26.8 20.3-34.5
15,000-24,999 132 91 69.9 58.9-79.0 41 30.1 21.0-41.1
25,000-49,999 162 100 60.8 51.5-69.4 62 39.2 30.6-48.5
50,000 or more 251 154 60.3 52.9-67.4 97 39.7 32.6-47.1
WIC recipient
No 467 292 62.5 57.1-67.6 175 37.5 32.4-42.9
Yes 403 295 69.5 63.3-75.1 108 30.5 24.9-36.7
Medicaid recipient
No 401 248 60.7 54.9-66.3 153 39.3 33.7-45.1
Yes 478 347 70.0 64.4-75.1 131 30.0 24.9-35.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 390 276 72.2 67.6-76.3 114 27.8 23.7-32.4
2500+ grams 489 319 65.2 60.9-69.4 170 34.8 30.6-39.1

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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.

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