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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? SHOT ONCE A MONTH (LUNELLE)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1423 1412 99.5 98.8-99.8 11 0.5 0.2- 1.2
Age
< 20 years 163 163 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 345 340 99.2 97.0-99.8 5 0.8 0.2- 3.0
25-34 years 720 716 99.4 98.0-99.8 4 0.6 0.2- 2.0
35+ years 195 193 99.8 99.3-99.9 2 0.2 0.1- 0.7
Race
White 986 980 99.4 98.3-99.8 6 0.6 0.2- 1.7
Black 377 372 99.7 99.3-99.9 5 0.3 0.1- 0.7
Other 60 60 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 172 167 97.3 92.4-99.1 5 2.7 0.9- 7.6
No 1249 1243 99.9 99.8- 100 6 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Education
< High School 270 265 98.5 95.2-99.6 5 1.5 0.4- 4.8
High School 397 393 99.4 97.2-99.9 4 0.6 0.1- 2.8
> High School 751 749 100 99.8- 100 2 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Marital Status
Married 875 871 99.7 98.8-99.9 4 0.3 0.1- 1.2
Other 548 541 99.1 97.4-99.7 7 0.9 0.3- 2.6
Income
14,999 or less 367 361 98.3 95.4-99.4 6 1.7 0.6- 4.6
15,000-24,999 230 227 99.8 99.2-99.9 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8
25,000-49,999 269 269 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
50,000 or more 460 458 99.9 99.7- 100 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
WIC recipient
No 817 812 99.9 99.7-99.9 5 0.1 0.1- 0.3
Yes 592 586 99.0 97.2-99.6 6 1.0 0.4- 2.8
Medicaid recipient
No 679 676 99.9 99.8- 100 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Yes 744 736 99.1 97.7-99.7 8 0.9 0.3- 2.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 646 638 98.6 97.3-99.3 8 1.4 0.7- 2.7
2500+ grams 777 774 99.6 98.7-99.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3

*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.

This page was generated on 09JUN09

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