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2011 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? IUD (INCLUDING MIRENA)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 833 663 79.8 76.5-82.8 170 20.2 17.2-23.5
Age
< 20 years 60 45 71.6 56.2-83.2 15 28.4 16.8-43.8
20-24 years 211 162 76.9 69.7-82.9 49 23.1 17.1-30.3
25-34 years 442 355 81.2 76.7-85.0 87 18.8 15.0-23.3
35+ years 120 101 85.2 76.5-91.1 19 14.8 8.9-23.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 459 348 77.7 73.1-81.8 111 22.3 18.2-26.9
Non-Hispanic Black 214 182 82.9 75.8-88.3 32 17.1 11.7-24.2
Non-Hispanic Other 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 108 92 84.9 75.9-90.9 16 15.1 9.1-24.1
Education
< High School 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 175 134 76.0 67.9-82.6 41 24.0 17.4-32.1
> High School 512 397 77.8 73.4-81.7 115 22.2 18.3-26.6
Marital Status
Married 478 385 81.6 77.4-85.2 93 18.4 14.8-22.6
Other 354 277 77.3 71.7-82.1 77 22.7 17.9-28.3
WIC recipient
No 398 322 82.3 77.7-86.1 76 17.7 13.9-22.3
Yes 432 338 77.5 72.6-81.8 94 22.5 18.2-27.4
Medicaid recipient
No 346 279 80.9 75.7-85.2 67 19.1 14.8-24.3
Yes 487 384 79.1 74.6-83.0 103 20.9 17.0-25.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 277 219 79.2 74.1-83.6 58 20.8 16.4-25.9
2500+ grams 556 444 79.9 76.3-83.1 112 20.1 16.9-23.7

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

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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.

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