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2005 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? WITHDRAWAL (PULLING OUT)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 879 765 86.8 83.8-89.4 114 13.2 10.6-16.2
Age
< 20 years 81 70 91.3 80.5-96.4 11 8.7 3.6-19.5
20-24 years 216 186 87.0 80.1-91.8 30 13.0 8.2-19.9
25-34 years 463 399 85.3 80.9-88.8 64 14.7 11.2-19.1
35+ years 119 110 89.2 79.9-94.5 9 10.8 5.5-20.1
Race
White 636 545 85.4 81.8-88.4 91 14.6 11.6-18.2
Black 217 201 93.6 87.7-96.7 16 6.4 3.3-12.3
Other 26 19 73.7 46.1-90.2 7 26.3 9.8-53.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 117 104 89.6 81.2-94.5 13 10.4 5.5-18.8
No 762 661 86.3 82.9-89.1 101 13.7 10.9-17.1
Education
< High School 177 161 92.3 85.9-96.0 16 7.7 4.0-14.1
High School 247 216 86.2 79.2-91.2 31 13.8 8.8-20.8
> High School 453 387 85.0 80.6-88.5 66 15.0 11.5-19.4
Marital Status
Married 558 482 86.2 82.4-89.3 76 13.8 10.7-17.6
Other 321 283 87.9 82.4-91.9 38 12.1 8.1-17.6
Income
14,999 or less 258 230 88.5 82.2-92.7 28 11.5 7.3-17.8
15,000-24,999 132 109 85.1 75.6-91.3 23 14.9 8.7-24.4
25,000-49,999 162 141 86.6 79.0-91.7 21 13.4 8.3-21.0
50,000 or more 251 215 83.2 76.8-88.0 36 16.8 12.0-23.2
WIC recipient
No 467 407 86.0 81.9-89.4 60 14.0 10.6-18.1
Yes 403 351 87.7 82.9-91.3 52 12.3 8.7-17.1
Medicaid recipient
No 401 344 83.8 79.0-87.7 57 16.2 12.3-21.0
Yes 478 421 89.4 85.3-92.5 57 10.6 7.5-14.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 390 343 88.3 84.8-91.1 47 11.7 8.9-15.2
2500+ grams 489 422 86.7 83.4-89.4 67 13.3 10.6-16.6

~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.

This page was generated on 25JUN07

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