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2008 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? IUD (INCLUDING MIRENA)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1203 972 80.2 77.6-82.7 231 19.8 17.3-22.4
Age
< 20 years 130 98 76.7 67.3-84.1 32 23.3 15.9-32.7
20-24 years 287 226 76.8 70.7-82.0 61 23.2 18.0-29.3
25-34 years 605 495 81.3 77.6-84.6 110 18.7 15.4-22.4
35+ years 181 153 85.1 78.5-90.0 28 14.9 10.0-21.5
Race
White 863 692 79.8 76.6-82.6 171 20.2 17.4-23.4
Black 287 234 81.0 75.0-85.9 53 19.0 14.1-25.0
Other 53 46 85.2 69.1-93.7 7 14.8 6.3-30.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 171 145 85.2 78.2-90.2 26 14.8 9.8-21.8
No 1031 826 79.3 76.3-82.0 205 20.7 18.0-23.7
Education
< High School 231 203 86.6 80.7-91.0 28 13.4 9.0-19.3
High School 326 256 77.1 71.4-82.0 70 22.9 18.0-28.6
> High School 642 509 79.1 75.4-82.4 133 20.9 17.6-24.6
Marital Status
Married 724 594 82.0 78.6-84.9 130 18.0 15.1-21.4
Other 479 378 77.8 73.2-81.8 101 22.2 18.2-26.8
Income
14,999 or less 327 272 84.3 79.2-88.4 55 15.7 11.6-20.8
15,000-24,999 158 125 77.8 69.5-84.4 33 22.2 15.6-30.5
25,000-49,999 238 172 71.0 64.1-77.0 66 29.0 23.0-35.9
50,000 or more 389 323 82.5 77.9-86.3 66 17.5 13.7-22.1
WIC recipient
No 659 546 82.6 79.1-85.6 113 17.4 14.4-20.9
Yes 538 421 77.4 73.1-81.2 117 22.6 18.8-26.9
Medicaid recipient
No 559 460 82.1 78.3-85.4 99 17.9 14.6-21.7
Yes 644 512 78.7 74.8-82.1 132 21.3 17.9-25.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 383 314 82.2 78.1-85.7 69 17.8 14.3-21.9
2500+ grams 820 658 80.1 77.2-82.7 162 19.9 17.3-22.8

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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