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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? INJECTION ONCE EVERY 3 MONTHS (DEPO-PROVERA)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 833 738 88.4 85.5-90.8 95 11.6 9.2-14.5
Age
< 20 years 60 40 60.4 44.8-74.1 20 39.6 25.9-55.2
20-24 years 211 183 88.1 82.0-92.3 28 11.9 7.7-18.0
25-34 years 442 405 92.6 89.3-95.0 37 7.4 5.0-10.7
35+ years 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 459 429 92.5 88.9-94.9 30 7.5 5.1-11.1
Non-Hispanic Black 214 171 77.6 69.6-83.9 43 22.4 16.1-30.4
Non-Hispanic Other 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 108 90 86.8 78.3-92.3 18 13.2 7.7-21.7
Education
< High School 145 105 69.6 60.0-77.8 40 30.4 22.2-40.0
High School 175 141 84.1 76.9-89.4 34 15.9 10.6-23.1
> High School 512 492 96.3 93.9-97.8 20 3.7 2.2- 6.1
Marital Status
Married 478 452 94.1 91.1-96.1 26 5.9 3.9- 8.9
Other 354 285 80.5 75.0-85.1 69 19.5 14.9-25.0
WIC recipient
No 398 383 96.3 93.6-97.9 15 3.7 2.1- 6.4
Yes 432 354 81.7 76.9-85.7 78 18.3 14.3-23.1
Medicaid recipient
No 346 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Yes 487 406 82.9 78.5-86.6 81 17.1 13.4-21.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 277 237 83.4 77.7-87.8 40 16.6 12.2-22.3
2500+ grams 556 501 88.8 85.7-91.3 55 11.2 8.7-14.3

*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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