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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 EVERY THREE MONTHS (DEPO-PROVERA)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1169 1058 90.3 87.7-92.4 111 9.7 7.6-12.3
Age
< 20 years 117 88 75.3 64.0-83.9 29 24.7 16.1-36.0
20-24 years 257 216 86.9 80.7-91.3 41 13.1 8.7-19.3
25-34 years 615 582 94.0 90.8-96.1 33 6.0 3.9- 9.2
35+ years 180 172 97.0 91.2-99.0 8 3.0 1.0- 8.8
Race
White 866 804 92.7 90.1-94.7 62 7.3 5.3- 9.9
Black 245 202 82.7 75.3-88.2 43 17.3 11.8-24.7
Other 58 52 92.1 78.7-97.4 6 7.9 2.6-21.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 166 144 86.7 78.9-91.9 22 13.3 8.1-21.1
No 1003 914 91.0 88.3-93.2 89 9.0 6.8-11.7
Education
< High School 189 151 80.7 72.3-87.0 38 19.3 13.0-27.7
High School 351 301 85.3 79.7-89.6 50 14.7 10.4-20.3
> High School 627 604 97.3 95.2-98.5 23 2.7 1.5- 4.8
Marital Status
Married 773 737 95.9 93.7-97.3 36 4.1 2.7- 6.3
Other 396 321 82.2 76.7-86.6 75 17.8 13.4-23.3
Income
14,999 or less 311 252 82.9 76.5-87.8 59 17.1 12.2-23.5
15,000-24,999 152 133 90.5 83.0-94.9 19 9.5 5.1-17.0
25,000-49,999 228 215 92.8 87.0-96.2 13 7.2 3.8-13.0
50,000 or more 383 374 97.7 94.9-99.0 9 2.3 1.0- 5.1
WIC recipient
No 645 621 95.7 93.0-97.4 24 4.3 2.6- 7.0
Yes 511 425 84.7 80.1-88.3 86 15.3 11.7-19.9
Medicaid recipient
No 589 574 97.6 95.6-98.7 15 2.4 1.3- 4.4
Yes 580 484 83.9 79.5-87.5 96 16.1 12.5-20.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 504 444 85.3 81.4-88.4 60 14.7 11.6-18.6
2500+ grams 665 614 90.7 87.9-92.9 51 9.3 7.1-12.1

~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.

This page was generated on 01MAY08

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