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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 EVERY THREE MONTHS (DEPO-PROVERA)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1423 1289 90.4 88.2-92.2 134 9.6 7.8-11.8
Age
< 20 years 163 129 80.7 71.5-87.4 34 19.3 12.6-28.5
20-24 years 345 290 81.3 75.4-86.0 55 18.7 14.0-24.6
25-34 years 720 680 95.8 93.5-97.3 40 4.2 2.7- 6.5
35+ years 195 190 97.0 91.5-99.0 5 3.0 1.0- 8.5
Race
White 986 914 91.9 89.4-93.8 72 8.1 6.2-10.6
Black 377 320 86.1 80.4-90.3 57 13.9 9.7-19.6
Other 60 55 87.3 71.5-95.0 5 12.7 5.0-28.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 172 148 84.6 77.0-90.0 24 15.4 10.0-23.0
No 1249 1139 91.5 89.2-93.3 110 8.5 6.7-10.8
Education
< High School 270 218 82.8 76.4-87.7 52 17.2 12.3-23.6
High School 397 344 85.5 80.4-89.4 53 14.5 10.6-19.6
> High School 751 722 96.4 94.1-97.8 29 3.6 2.2- 5.9
Marital Status
Married 875 839 96.2 94.3-97.5 36 3.8 2.5- 5.7
Other 548 450 81.8 77.2-85.7 98 18.2 14.3-22.8
Income
14,999 or less 367 300 80.4 74.5-85.3 67 19.6 14.7-25.5
15,000-24,999 230 200 86.6 79.7-91.3 30 13.4 8.7-20.3
25,000-49,999 269 256 94.4 89.7-97.1 13 5.6 2.9-10.3
50,000 or more 460 451 99.4 98.2-99.8 9 0.6 0.2- 1.8
WIC recipient
No 817 775 95.2 92.9-96.8 42 4.8 3.2- 7.1
Yes 592 500 84.1 80.0-87.6 92 15.9 12.4-20.0
Medicaid recipient
No 679 664 98.4 96.7-99.2 15 1.6 0.8- 3.3
Yes 744 625 83.6 79.8-86.7 119 16.4 13.3-20.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 646 577 88.2 85.4-90.5 69 11.8 9.5-14.6
2500+ grams 777 712 90.6 88.2-92.5 65 9.4 7.5-11.8

*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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