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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? WITHDRAWAL (PULLING OUT)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1016 879 86.3 83.7-88.5 137 13.7 11.5-16.3
Age
< 20 years 106 92 86.7 77.4-92.5 14 13.3 7.5-22.6
20-24 years 238 211 86.8 80.8-91.1 27 13.2 8.9-19.2
25-34 years 525 439 84.4 80.6-87.6 86 15.6 12.4-19.4
35+ years 147 137 92.2 86.0-95.8 10 7.8 4.2-14.0
Race
White 749 640 85.4 82.3-88.0 109 14.6 12.0-17.7
Black 224 205 89.8 83.4-93.9 19 10.2 6.1-16.6
Other 43 34 83.6 68.1-92.4 9 16.4 7.6-31.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 119 91.8 85.0-95.7 14 8.2 4.3-15.0
No 883 760 85.2 82.3-87.7 123 14.8 12.3-17.7
Education
< High School 174 158 92.0 85.5-95.7 16 8.0 4.3-14.5
High School 285 259 90.1 85.2-93.5 26 9.9 6.5-14.8
> High School 554 459 81.7 77.7-85.0 95 18.3 15.0-22.3
Marital Status
Married 619 521 84.6 81.2-87.5 98 15.4 12.5-18.8
Other 397 358 88.5 84.2-91.8 39 11.5 8.2-15.8
Income
14,999 or less 186 170 91.0 84.5-95.0 16 9.0 5.0-15.5
15,000-24,999 242 218 88.3 82.7-92.2 24 11.7 7.8-17.3
25,000-49,999 209 177 84.7 78.3-89.4 32 15.3 10.6-21.7
50,000 or more 324 268 82.3 77.2-86.6 56 17.7 13.4-22.8
WIC recipient
No 535 449 83.4 79.5-86.7 86 16.6 13.3-20.5
Yes 479 428 89.0 85.3-91.9 51 11.0 8.1-14.7
Medicaid recipient
No 498 413 82.3 78.2-85.7 85 17.7 14.3-21.8
Yes 518 466 89.7 86.1-92.4 52 10.3 7.6-13.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 344 306 89.6 86.0-92.4 38 10.4 7.6-14.0
2500+ grams 672 573 86.0 83.2-88.4 99 14.0 11.6-16.8

*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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