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2007 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? CONDOMS*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1423 979 69.3 66.2-72.2 444 30.7 27.8-33.8
Age
< 20 years 163 106 69.1 59.2-77.5 57 30.9 22.5-40.8
20-24 years 345 225 69.2 62.9-74.9 120 30.8 25.1-37.1
25-34 years 720 503 67.7 63.3-71.9 217 32.3 28.1-36.7
35+ years 195 145 76.0 67.8-82.6 50 24.0 17.4-32.2
Race
White 986 690 70.6 67.1-74.0 296 29.4 26.0-32.9
Black 377 250 64.9 57.9-71.3 127 35.1 28.7-42.1
Other 60 39 70.0 54.4-82.0 21 30.0 18.0-45.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 172 111 63.3 54.6-71.2 61 36.7 28.8-45.4
No 1249 867 70.4 67.1-73.5 382 29.6 26.5-32.9
Education
< High School 270 182 65.9 58.4-72.7 88 34.1 27.3-41.6
High School 397 277 72.1 66.2-77.3 120 27.9 22.7-33.8
> High School 751 516 69.1 64.9-73.1 235 30.9 26.9-35.1
Marital Status
Married 875 600 68.2 64.4-71.9 275 31.8 28.1-35.6
Other 548 379 70.9 65.7-75.6 169 29.1 24.4-34.3
Income
14,999 or less 367 253 68.9 62.4-74.7 114 31.1 25.3-37.6
15,000-24,999 230 162 70.2 62.1-77.2 68 29.8 22.8-37.9
25,000-49,999 269 181 64.5 56.9-71.5 88 35.5 28.5-43.1
50,000 or more 460 312 69.7 64.5-74.5 148 30.3 25.5-35.5
WIC recipient
No 817 560 69.9 65.9-73.7 257 30.1 26.3-34.1
Yes 592 407 68.1 63.1-72.6 185 31.9 27.4-36.9
Medicaid recipient
No 679 465 68.9 64.5-73.0 214 31.1 27.0-35.5
Yes 744 514 69.7 65.3-73.7 230 30.3 26.3-34.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 646 441 68.4 64.8-71.8 205 31.6 28.2-35.2
2500+ grams 777 538 69.4 66.0-72.6 239 30.6 27.4-34.0

*Asked only of mothers who reported current use of contraception.

#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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