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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

Are you or your husband or partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1372 176 11.9 10.1-13.9 1196 88.1 86.1-89.9
Age
< 20 years 150 20 13.5 8.3-21.4 130 86.5 78.6-91.7
20-24 years 324 38 9.7 6.5-14.0 286 90.3 86.0-93.5
25-34 years 689 88 12.6 10.1-15.7 601 87.4 84.3-89.9
35+ years 209 30 11.6 7.7-17.2 179 88.4 82.8-92.3
Race
White 969 113 10.6 8.6-12.9 856 89.4 87.1-91.4
Black 334 47 13.7 9.8-18.8 287 86.3 81.2-90.2
Other 69 16 23.8 14.2-37.2 53 76.2 62.8-85.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 190 24 11.9 7.6-18.1 166 88.1 81.9-92.4
No 1181 152 11.9 9.9-14.1 1029 88.1 85.9-90.1
Education
< High School 267 40 15.5 11.1-21.2 227 84.5 78.8-88.9
High School 378 53 11.5 8.3-15.8 325 88.5 84.2-91.7
> High School 723 83 10.5 8.3-13.1 640 89.5 86.9-91.7
Marital Status
Married 832 110 12.1 9.8-14.7 722 87.9 85.3-90.2
Other 540 66 11.6 8.8-15.1 474 88.4 84.9-91.2
Income
14,999 or less 381 58 15.3 11.4-20.1 323 84.7 79.9-88.6
15,000-24,999 177 19 8.1 4.8-13.5 158 91.9 86.5-95.2
25,000-49,999 265 27 9.7 6.4-14.4 238 90.3 85.6-93.6
50,000 or more 440 53 10.8 8.0-14.3 387 89.2 85.7-92.0
WIC recipient
No 740 85 10.2 8.1-12.8 655 89.8 87.2-91.9
Yes 623 88 13.5 10.7-17.0 535 86.5 83.0-89.3
Medicaid recipient
No 638 81 11.4 9.0-14.4 557 88.6 85.6-91.0
Yes 734 95 12.2 9.8-15.3 639 87.8 84.7-90.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 452 70 15.4 12.4-18.9 382 84.6 81.1-87.6
2500+ grams 920 106 11.6 9.6-13.8 814 88.4 86.2-90.4

#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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