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2006 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 A MONTH (LUNELLE)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1169 1160 98.9 97.7-99.5 9 1.1 0.5- 2.3
Age
< 20 years 117 114 95.8 87.6-98.7 3 4.2 1.3-12.4
20-24 years 257 255 98.4 93.7-99.6 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3
25-34 years 615 612 99.9 99.7- 100 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3
35+ years 180 179 99.1 93.8-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2
Race
White 866 859 98.8 97.1-99.5 7 1.2 0.5- 2.9
Black 245 243 99.2 95.3-99.9 2 0.8 0.1- 4.7
Other 58 58 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 166 160 95.6 89.1-98.3 6 4.4 1.7-10.9
No 1003 1000 99.6 98.6-99.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4
Education
< High School 189 184 96.5 90.9-98.7 5 3.5 1.3- 9.1
High School 351 347 98.9 96.0-99.7 4 1.1 0.3- 4.0
> High School 627 627 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Marital Status
Married 773 769 99.5 98.4-99.9 4 0.5 0.1- 1.6
Other 396 391 98.1 94.9-99.3 5 1.9 0.7- 5.1
Income
14,999 or less 311 308 99.1 95.0-99.8 3 0.9 0.2- 5.0
15,000-24,999 152 150 98.0 92.6-99.5 2 2.0 0.5- 7.4
25,000-49,999 228 228 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
50,000 or more 383 383 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 645 642 99.3 97.2-99.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.8
Yes 511 505 98.5 96.2-99.4 6 1.5 0.6- 3.8
Medicaid recipient
No 589 589 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 580 571 98.0 95.7-99.1 9 2.0 0.9- 4.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 504 501 99.4 98.2-99.8 3 0.6 0.2- 1.8
2500+ grams 665 659 98.9 97.5-99.5 6 1.1 0.5- 2.5

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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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