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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? SHOT ONCE EVERY THREE MONTHS (DEPO-PROVERA)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 879 778 89.5 86.6-91.9 101 10.5 8.1-13.4
Age
< 20 years 81 56 72.1 58.4-82.6 25 27.9 17.4-41.6
20-24 years 216 183 88.4 81.7-92.8 33 11.6 7.2-18.3
25-34 years 463 427 92.6 88.9-95.1 36 7.4 4.9-11.1
35+ years 119 112 93.0 83.7-97.2 7 7.0 2.8-16.3
Race
White 636 590 92.5 89.4-94.7 46 7.5 5.3-10.6
Black 217 164 79.0 70.7-85.4 53 21.0 14.6-29.3
Other 26 24 90.7 59.3-98.5 2 9.3 1.5-40.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 117 101 84.4 74.9-90.7 16 15.6 9.3-25.1
No 762 677 90.6 87.6-93.0 85 9.4 7.0-12.4
Education
< High School 177 130 77.7 69.3-84.3 47 22.3 15.7-30.7
High School 247 218 89.1 82.7-93.3 29 10.9 6.7-17.3
> High School 453 428 95.0 91.7-97.0 25 5.0 3.0- 8.3
Marital Status
Married 558 528 95.1 92.3-96.9 30 4.9 3.1- 7.7
Other 321 250 80.1 73.8-85.2 71 19.9 14.8-26.2
Income
14,999 or less 258 201 77.5 70.1-83.5 57 22.5 16.5-29.9
15,000-24,999 132 117 92.9 85.4-96.7 15 7.1 3.3-14.6
25,000-49,999 162 154 95.2 88.9-98.0 8 4.8 2.0-11.1
50,000 or more 251 245 98.0 94.6-99.3 6 2.0 0.7- 5.4
WIC recipient
No 467 448 96.2 93.3-97.8 19 3.8 2.2- 6.7
Yes 403 324 81.7 76.2-86.1 79 18.3 13.9-23.8
Medicaid recipient
No 401 386 96.5 93.4-98.1 15 3.5 1.9- 6.6
Yes 478 392 83.7 79.0-87.6 86 16.3 12.4-21.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 390 332 82.7 78.4-86.3 58 17.3 13.7-21.6
2500+ grams 489 446 90.1 86.9-92.6 43 9.9 7.4-13.1

~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.

This page was generated on 25JUN07

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