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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? NOT HAVING SEX (ABSTINENCE)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1423 1286 90.8 88.7-92.5 137 9.2 7.5-11.3
Age
< 20 years 163 148 89.6 81.5-94.4 15 10.4 5.6-18.5
20-24 years 345 311 91.3 86.9-94.4 34 8.7 5.6-13.1
25-34 years 720 650 91.2 88.2-93.5 70 8.8 6.5-11.8
35+ years 195 177 89.3 82.2-93.8 18 10.7 6.2-17.8
Race
White 986 918 92.8 90.5-94.5 68 7.2 5.5- 9.5
Black 377 318 84.8 79.0-89.3 59 15.2 10.7-21.0
Other 60 50 88.2 74.9-94.9 10 11.8 5.1-25.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 172 162 92.4 86.2-96.0 10 7.6 4.0-13.8
No 1249 1122 90.5 88.2-92.4 127 9.5 7.6-11.8
Education
< High School 270 251 95.0 90.6-97.4 19 5.0 2.6- 9.4
High School 397 352 87.2 82.3-90.9 45 12.8 9.1-17.7
> High School 751 678 91.1 88.2-93.3 73 8.9 6.7-11.8
Marital Status
Married 875 809 93.2 90.9-95.0 66 6.8 5.0- 9.1
Other 548 477 87.2 83.1-90.5 71 12.8 9.5-16.9
Income
14,999 or less 367 322 88.7 83.7-92.3 45 11.3 7.7-16.3
15,000-24,999 230 206 89.3 83.0-93.4 24 10.7 6.6-17.0
25,000-49,999 269 247 91.8 86.6-95.1 22 8.2 4.9-13.4
50,000 or more 460 426 93.2 89.8-95.5 34 6.8 4.5-10.2
WIC recipient
No 817 745 90.7 87.9-93.0 72 9.3 7.0-12.1
Yes 592 528 90.9 87.6-93.5 64 9.1 6.5-12.4
Medicaid recipient
No 679 620 91.2 88.1-93.5 59 8.8 6.5-11.9
Yes 744 666 90.5 87.4-92.9 78 9.5 7.1-12.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 646 577 89.2 86.6-91.4 69 10.8 8.6-13.4
2500+ grams 777 709 90.9 88.6-92.8 68 9.1 7.2-11.4

*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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