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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? OTHER METHOD *

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1423 1387 97.3 96.0-98.2 36 2.7 1.8- 4.0
Age
< 20 years 163 157 94.0 86.6-97.4 6 6.0 2.6-13.4
20-24 years 345 333 96.8 93.8-98.4 12 3.2 1.6- 6.2
25-34 years 720 704 98.1 96.4-99.0 16 1.9 1.0- 3.6
35+ years 195 193 98.1 92.6-99.5 2 1.9 0.5- 7.4
Race
White 986 958 96.8 95.1-97.9 28 3.2 2.1- 4.9
Black 377 369 98.4 95.4-99.5 8 1.6 0.5- 4.6
Other 60 60 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 172 169 98.4 94.2-99.6 3 1.6 0.4- 5.8
No 1249 1216 97.0 95.6-98.0 33 3.0 2.0- 4.4
Education
< High School 270 267 99.8 99.4-99.9 3 0.2 0.1- 0.6
High School 397 383 95.4 91.8-97.4 14 4.6 2.6- 8.2
> High School 751 732 97.3 95.4-98.4 19 2.7 1.6- 4.6
Marital Status
Married 875 852 97.2 95.5-98.3 23 2.8 1.7- 4.5
Other 548 535 97.4 94.9-98.7 13 2.6 1.3- 5.1
Income
14,999 or less 367 357 96.8 93.4-98.5 10 3.2 1.5- 6.6
15,000-24,999 230 222 96.9 92.7-98.7 8 3.1 1.3- 7.3
25,000-49,999 269 259 95.7 91.6-97.9 10 4.3 2.1- 8.4
50,000 or more 460 453 98.1 95.5-99.2 7 1.9 0.8- 4.5
WIC recipient
No 817 799 97.4 95.5-98.5 18 2.6 1.5- 4.5
Yes 592 574 97.0 94.8-98.3 18 3.0 1.7- 5.2
Medicaid recipient
No 679 661 96.8 94.6-98.1 18 3.2 1.9- 5.4
Yes 744 726 97.7 95.8-98.7 18 2.3 1.3- 4.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 646 632 97.9 96.5-98.7 14 2.1 1.3- 3.5
2500+ grams 777 755 97.2 95.8-98.2 22 2.8 1.8- 4.2

*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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