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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? RHYTHM METHOD OR NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 879 850 96.8 95.1-98.0 29 3.2 2.0- 4.9
Age
< 20 years 81 81 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 216 212 98.9 94.7-99.8 4 1.1 0.2- 5.3
25-34 years 463 440 95.0 91.9-96.9 23 5.0 3.1- 8.1
35+ years 119 117 98.1 89.3-99.7 2 1.9 0.3-10.7
Race
White 636 610 96.2 93.9-97.6 26 3.8 2.4- 6.1
Black 217 215 98.9 93.4-99.8 2 1.1 0.2- 6.6
Other 26 25 99.3 95.4-99.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 117 108 93.7 86.4-97.2 9 6.3 2.8-13.6
No 762 742 97.5 95.7-98.5 20 2.5 1.5- 4.3
Education
< High School 177 172 97.8 92.9-99.4 5 2.2 0.6- 7.1
High School 247 242 97.3 92.4-99.1 5 2.7 0.9- 7.6
> High School 453 434 96.2 93.4-97.8 19 3.8 2.2- 6.6
Marital Status
Married 558 535 96.8 94.6-98.1 23 3.2 1.9- 5.4
Other 321 315 96.9 92.9-98.7 6 3.1 1.3- 7.1
Income
14,999 or less 258 253 98.5 95.0-99.5 5 1.5 0.5- 5.0
15,000-24,999 132 129 99.6 98.9-99.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.1
25,000-49,999 162 153 93.7 87.1-97.1 9 6.3 2.9-12.9
50,000 or more 251 241 96.1 92.1-98.2 10 3.9 1.8- 7.9
WIC recipient
No 467 451 96.0 93.2-97.7 16 4.0 2.3- 6.8
Yes 403 391 97.8 95.1-99.1 12 2.2 0.9- 4.9
Medicaid recipient
No 401 386 96.1 93.1-97.8 15 3.9 2.2- 6.9
Yes 478 464 97.5 94.9-98.8 14 2.5 1.2- 5.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 390 377 97.0 94.9-98.2 13 3.0 1.8- 5.1
2500+ grams 489 473 96.8 94.9-98.1 16 3.2 1.9- 5.1

~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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