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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? OTHER METHOD *

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1203 1162 96.5 95.1-97.6 41 3.5 2.4- 4.9
Age
< 20 years 130 124 94.4 87.5-97.6 6 5.6 2.4-12.5
20-24 years 287 280 97.4 94.1-98.8 7 2.6 1.2- 5.9
25-34 years 605 584 96.8 94.8-98.1 21 3.2 1.9- 5.2
35+ years 181 174 95.9 91.0-98.2 7 4.1 1.8- 9.0
Race
White 863 838 97.1 95.5-98.1 25 2.9 1.9- 4.5
Black 287 272 94.1 89.7-96.7 15 5.9 3.3-10.3
Other 53 52 99.4 95.9-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 171 166 97.3 92.7-99.0 5 2.7 1.0- 7.3
No 1031 995 96.4 94.8-97.5 36 3.6 2.5- 5.2
Education
< High School 231 226 97.8 94.2-99.2 5 2.2 0.8- 5.8
High School 326 313 95.6 92.2-97.5 13 4.4 2.5- 7.8
> High School 642 620 96.6 94.5-97.9 22 3.4 2.1- 5.5
Marital Status
Married 724 707 97.6 96.0-98.6 17 2.4 1.4- 4.0
Other 479 455 95.0 92.2-96.8 24 5.0 3.2- 7.8
Income
14,999 or less 327 311 95.5 92.1-97.5 16 4.5 2.5- 7.9
15,000-24,999 158 155 97.3 91.9-99.1 3 2.7 0.9- 8.1
25,000-49,999 238 225 94.8 90.6-97.1 13 5.2 2.9- 9.4
50,000 or more 389 383 98.3 95.9-99.3 6 1.7 0.7- 4.1
WIC recipient
No 659 643 97.4 95.7-98.5 16 2.6 1.5- 4.3
Yes 538 514 95.7 93.2-97.3 24 4.3 2.7- 6.8
Medicaid recipient
No 559 549 98.2 96.5-99.1 10 1.8 0.9- 3.5
Yes 644 613 95.2 92.9-96.8 31 4.8 3.2- 7.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 383 369 96.1 93.6-97.7 14 3.9 2.3- 6.4
2500+ grams 820 793 96.6 95.1-97.7 27 3.4 2.3- 4.9

*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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