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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? PILL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1423 1015 70.1 67.0-73.0 408 29.9 27.0-33.0
Age
< 20 years 163 108 63.2 53.0-72.4 55 36.8 27.6-47.0
20-24 years 345 237 70.2 63.9-75.8 108 29.8 24.2-36.1
25-34 years 720 508 68.3 63.9-72.4 212 31.7 27.6-36.1
35+ years 195 162 83.5 75.8-89.1 33 16.5 10.9-24.2
Race
White 986 679 68.7 65.1-72.1 307 31.3 27.9-34.9
Black 377 289 73.2 66.5-79.0 88 26.8 21.0-33.5
Other 60 47 78.6 62.9-88.8 13 21.4 11.2-37.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 172 134 75.2 66.9-82.0 38 24.8 18.0-33.1
No 1249 879 69.1 65.8-72.3 370 30.9 27.7-34.2
Education
< High School 270 201 71.6 64.2-78.0 69 28.4 22.0-35.8
High School 397 279 70.0 63.9-75.4 118 30.0 24.6-36.1
> High School 751 531 69.5 65.2-73.4 220 30.5 26.6-34.8
Marital Status
Married 875 619 70.5 66.7-74.0 256 29.5 26.0-33.3
Other 548 396 69.6 64.3-74.4 152 30.4 25.6-35.7
Income
14,999 or less 367 272 71.4 65.0-77.1 95 28.6 22.9-35.0
15,000-24,999 230 169 72.8 64.8-79.6 61 27.2 20.4-35.2
25,000-49,999 269 194 71.1 63.8-77.5 75 28.9 22.5-36.2
50,000 or more 460 312 68.2 62.8-73.1 148 31.8 26.9-37.2
WIC recipient
No 817 555 67.4 63.3-71.3 262 32.6 28.7-36.7
Yes 592 447 73.1 68.3-77.4 145 26.9 22.6-31.7
Medicaid recipient
No 679 449 65.6 61.1-69.9 230 34.4 30.1-38.9
Yes 744 566 74.0 69.7-77.8 178 26.0 22.2-30.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 646 473 73.9 70.5-77.1 173 26.1 22.9-29.5
2500+ grams 777 542 69.8 66.4-73.0 235 30.2 27.0-33.6

*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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