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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? DIAPHRAGM, CERVICAL CAP, OR SPONGE*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1423 1419 99.7 99.1-99.9 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9
Age
< 20 years 163 161 98.7 92.4-99.8 2 1.3 0.2- 7.6
20-24 years 345 345 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 years 720 718 99.8 98.7- 100 2 0.2 0.0- 1.3
35+ years 195 195 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 986 982 99.6 98.7-99.9 4 0.4 0.1- 1.3
Black 377 377 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Other 60 60 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 172 172 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 1249 1245 99.7 98.9-99.9 4 0.3 0.1- 1.1
Education
< High School 270 268 99.3 95.7-99.9 2 0.7 0.1- 4.3
High School 397 396 100 99.7- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
> High School 751 750 99.8 98.6- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
Marital Status
Married 875 872 99.8 99.0- 100 3 0.2 0.0- 1.0
Other 548 547 99.7 97.6- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
Income
14,999 or less 367 365 99.9 99.6- 100 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
15,000-24,999 230 230 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-49,999 269 269 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
50,000 or more 460 459 99.7 97.8- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
WIC recipient
No 817 815 99.6 98.3-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
Yes 592 590 99.9 99.8- 100 2 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Medicaid recipient
No 679 678 99.8 98.5- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
Yes 744 741 99.7 98.4-99.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 646 644 99.7 98.8-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2
2500+ grams 777 775 99.7 99.0-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.0

*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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