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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? SHOT ONCE EVERY THREE MONTHS (DEPO-PROVERA)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1203 1102 91.2 89.2-92.9 101 8.8 7.1-10.8
Age
< 20 years 130 109 84.2 75.4-90.2 21 15.8 9.8-24.6
20-24 years 287 251 87.2 82.0-91.1 36 12.8 8.9-18.0
25-34 years 605 571 94.1 91.5-96.0 34 5.9 4.0- 8.5
35+ years 181 171 93.5 87.8-96.6 10 6.5 3.4-12.2
Race
White 863 810 93.1 90.9-94.9 53 6.9 5.1- 9.1
Black 287 244 85.2 79.6-89.5 43 14.8 10.5-20.4
Other 53 48 88.1 73.4-95.2 5 11.9 4.8-26.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 171 146 83.1 75.6-88.6 25 16.9 11.4-24.4
No 1031 955 92.8 90.8-94.4 76 7.2 5.6- 9.2
Education
< High School 231 190 82.0 75.6-87.0 41 18.0 13.0-24.4
High School 326 288 88.8 84.2-92.1 38 11.2 7.9-15.8
> High School 642 620 96.5 94.5-97.8 22 3.5 2.2- 5.5
Marital Status
Married 724 686 94.8 92.6-96.4 38 5.2 3.6- 7.4
Other 479 416 86.2 82.2-89.4 63 13.8 10.6-17.8
Income
14,999 or less 327 282 85.0 79.8-89.1 45 15.0 10.9-20.2
15,000-24,999 158 144 90.9 84.4-94.9 14 9.1 5.1-15.6
25,000-49,999 238 222 94.3 90.1-96.8 16 5.7 3.2- 9.9
50,000 or more 389 381 97.8 95.2-99.0 8 2.2 1.0- 4.8
WIC recipient
No 659 631 96.2 94.1-97.5 28 3.8 2.5- 5.9
Yes 538 465 85.6 81.7-88.7 73 14.4 11.3-18.3
Medicaid recipient
No 559 542 97.0 95.0-98.2 17 3.0 1.8- 5.0
Yes 644 560 86.5 83.1-89.3 84 13.5 10.7-16.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 383 347 90.2 86.7-92.8 36 9.8 7.2-13.3
2500+ grams 820 755 91.3 89.1-93.2 65 8.7 6.8-10.9

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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