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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

Are you or your husband or partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1334 181 11.8 9.8-14.1 1153 88.2 85.9-90.2
Age
< 20 years 133 17 6.8 3.3-13.7 116 93.2 86.3-96.7
20-24 years 291 40 11.2 7.4-16.6 251 88.8 83.4-92.6
25-34 years 691 81 11.5 8.8-14.8 610 88.5 85.2-91.2
35+ years 219 43 18.2 12.6-25.7 176 81.8 74.3-87.4
Race
White 973 119 11.3 9.0-14.0 854 88.7 86.0-91.0
Black 284 42 10.2 6.6-15.4 242 89.8 84.6-93.4
Other 77 20 26.4 15.6-41.1 57 73.6 58.9-84.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 171 16 7.6 4.0-14.0 155 92.4 86.0-96.0
No 1163 165 12.5 10.3-15.1 998 87.5 84.9-89.7
Education
< High School 211 30 9.7 5.9-15.7 181 90.3 84.3-94.1
High School 400 53 12.7 9.0-17.5 347 87.3 82.5-91.0
> High School 721 98 12.0 9.4-15.2 623 88.0 84.8-90.6
Marital Status
Married 880 114 11.9 9.6-14.8 766 88.1 85.2-90.4
Other 454 67 11.5 8.3-15.7 387 88.5 84.3-91.7
Income
14,999 or less 351 46 12.4 8.6-17.5 305 87.6 82.5-91.4
15,000-24,999 175 25 12.7 7.5-20.5 150 87.3 79.5-92.5
25,000-49,999 260 33 11.1 7.2-16.6 227 88.9 83.4-92.8
50,000 or more 443 60 10.8 7.9-14.7 383 89.2 85.3-92.1
WIC recipient
No 753 112 13.5 10.7-16.9 641 86.5 83.1-89.3
Yes 573 69 9.9 7.3-13.4 504 90.1 86.6-92.7
Medicaid recipient
No 673 90 11.5 8.9-14.7 583 88.5 85.3-91.1
Yes 661 91 12.0 9.2-15.5 570 88.0 84.5-90.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 588 94 16.5 13.6-19.9 494 83.5 80.1-86.4
2500+ grams 746 87 11.3 9.2-13.9 659 88.7 86.1-90.8

~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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