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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? RHYTHM METHOD OR NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1423 1365 96.3 94.9-97.4 58 3.7 2.6- 5.1
Age
< 20 years 163 159 97.7 92.3-99.3 4 2.3 0.7- 7.7
20-24 years 345 332 96.2 92.9-98.0 13 3.8 2.0- 7.1
25-34 years 720 692 96.4 94.3-97.7 28 3.6 2.3- 5.7
35+ years 195 182 95.1 89.8-97.7 13 4.9 2.3-10.2
Race
White 986 942 95.9 94.2-97.1 44 4.1 2.9- 5.8
Black 377 365 97.7 94.6-99.1 12 2.3 0.9- 5.4
Other 60 58 96.3 80.3-99.4 2 3.7 0.6-19.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 172 157 92.6 86.8-96.0 15 7.4 4.0-13.2
No 1249 1206 97.0 95.6-98.0 43 3.0 2.0- 4.4
Education
< High School 270 262 96.3 92.2-98.3 8 3.7 1.7- 7.8
High School 397 392 98.6 96.1-99.5 5 1.4 0.5- 3.9
> High School 751 706 95.0 92.7-96.6 45 5.0 3.4- 7.3
Marital Status
Married 875 825 94.9 92.8-96.4 50 5.1 3.6- 7.2
Other 548 540 98.5 96.3-99.4 8 1.5 0.6- 3.7
Income
14,999 or less 367 360 98.4 95.6-99.4 7 1.6 0.6- 4.4
15,000-24,999 230 219 95.2 90.5-97.6 11 4.8 2.4- 9.5
25,000-49,999 269 258 95.5 91.0-97.7 11 4.5 2.3- 9.0
50,000 or more 460 435 96.1 93.4-97.7 25 3.9 2.3- 6.6
WIC recipient
No 817 774 95.2 93.1-96.7 43 4.8 3.3- 6.9
Yes 592 577 97.6 95.6-98.7 15 2.4 1.3- 4.4
Medicaid recipient
No 679 644 95.4 93.0-97.0 35 4.6 3.0- 7.0
Yes 744 721 97.2 95.3-98.3 23 2.8 1.7- 4.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 646 618 96.1 94.5-97.3 28 3.9 2.7- 5.5
2500+ grams 777 747 96.4 94.8-97.4 30 3.6 2.6- 5.2

*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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