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2009 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? DIAPHRAGM, CERVICAL CAP, OR SPONGE*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1016 1014 99.7 99.0-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.0
Age
< 20 years 106 106 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 238 238 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 years 525 524 99.7 98.1- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
35+ years 147 146 99.2 94.3-99.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7
Race
White 749 747 99.7 98.7-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3
Black 224 224 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Other 43 43 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 132 99.1 94.1-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9
No 883 882 99.9 99.1- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
Education
< High School 174 174 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
High School 285 285 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
> High School 554 552 99.5 98.0-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0
Marital Status
Married 619 617 99.6 98.3-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
Other 397 397 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Income
14,999 or less 186 186 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
15,000-24,999 242 242 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-49,999 209 209 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
50,000 or more 324 322 99.1 96.5-99.8 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5
WIC recipient
No 535 533 99.5 98.0-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0
Yes 479 479 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Medicaid recipient
No 498 496 99.5 97.8-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2
Yes 518 518 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 344 344 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
2500+ grams 672 670 99.7 98.9-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1

*Asked only of mothers who reported current use of contraception.

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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