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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? OTHER METHOD *

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO (UNCHECKED) YES (CHECKED)
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1016 989 98.0 96.9-98.8 27 2.0 1.2- 3.1
Age
< 20 years 106 103 97.1 89.6-99.2 3 2.9 0.8-10.4
20-24 years 238 235 98.8 95.8-99.7 3 1.2 0.3- 4.2
25-34 years 525 505 97.6 95.9-98.6 20 2.4 1.4- 4.1
35+ years 147 146 99.2 94.3-99.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7
Race
White 749 728 97.7 96.2-98.6 21 2.3 1.4- 3.8
Black 224 220 99.5 98.7-99.8 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3
Other 43 41 96.8 84.2-99.4 2 3.2 0.6-15.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 131 98.7 92.7-99.8 2 1.3 0.2- 7.3
No 883 858 97.9 96.7-98.7 25 2.1 1.3- 3.3
Education
< High School 174 171 98.8 94.2-99.8 3 1.2 0.2- 5.8
High School 285 278 98.7 96.5-99.5 7 1.3 0.5- 3.5
> High School 554 537 97.3 95.5-98.4 17 2.7 1.6- 4.5
Marital Status
Married 619 600 97.2 95.4-98.3 19 2.8 1.7- 4.6
Other 397 389 99.1 97.5-99.7 8 0.9 0.3- 2.5
Income
14,999 or less 186 180 97.9 93.9-99.3 6 2.1 0.7- 6.1
15,000-24,999 242 239 98.9 96.0-99.7 3 1.1 0.3- 4.0
25,000-49,999 209 203 97.2 93.6-98.8 6 2.8 1.2- 6.4
50,000 or more 324 314 97.7 95.3-98.9 10 2.3 1.1- 4.7
WIC recipient
No 535 518 97.2 95.2-98.4 17 2.8 1.6- 4.8
Yes 479 469 98.8 97.3-99.5 10 1.2 0.5- 2.7
Medicaid recipient
No 498 483 96.9 94.6-98.2 15 3.1 1.8- 5.4
Yes 518 506 99.0 97.9-99.5 12 1.0 0.5- 2.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 344 331 96.4 93.8-97.9 13 3.6 2.1- 6.2
2500+ grams 672 658 98.2 96.9-98.9 14 1.8 1.1- 3.1

*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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