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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? WITHDRAWAL (PULLING OUT)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 833 705 82.1 78.8-84.9 128 17.9 15.1-21.2
Age
< 20 years 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 211 168 75.5 67.9-81.8 43 24.5 18.2-32.1
25-34 years 442 380 84.3 79.9-87.8 62 15.7 12.2-20.1
35+ years 120 106 85.2 76.0-91.3 14 14.8 8.7-24.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 459 382 80.8 76.3-84.7 77 19.2 15.3-23.7
Non-Hispanic Black 214 187 84.9 77.6-90.0 27 15.1 10.0-22.4
Non-Hispanic Other 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 108 92 83.1 73.7-89.6 16 16.9 10.4-26.3
Education
< High School 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 175 139 75.7 67.4-82.5 36 24.3 17.5-32.6
> High School 512 431 81.8 77.6-85.4 81 18.2 14.6-22.4
Marital Status
Married 478 398 80.7 76.2-84.5 80 19.3 15.5-23.8
Other 354 306 83.8 78.6-88.0 48 16.2 12.0-21.4
WIC recipient
No 398 331 81.4 76.5-85.5 67 18.6 14.5-23.5
Yes 432 371 82.6 77.9-86.4 61 17.4 13.6-22.1
Medicaid recipient
No 346 288 81.1 75.8-85.5 58 18.9 14.5-24.2
Yes 487 417 82.7 78.3-86.4 70 17.3 13.6-21.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 277 249 89.8 85.7-92.9 28 10.2 7.1-14.3
2500+ grams 556 456 81.4 77.8-84.5 100 18.6 15.5-22.2

*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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