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2012 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? PILL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 494 383 77.4 72.9-81.4 111 22.6 18.6-27.1
Age
< 20 years 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 112 88 77.5 67.1-85.3 24 22.5 14.7-32.9
25-34 years 284 221 76.9 70.9-82.0 63 23.1 18.0-29.1
35+ years 60 46 79.2 65.3-88.5 14 20.8 11.5-34.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 286 205 71.7 65.4-77.2 81 28.3 22.8-34.6
Non-Hispanic Black 110 98 85.6 75.2-92.1 12 14.4 7.9-24.8
Non-Hispanic Other 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 69 54 82.5 71.1-90.1 15 17.5 9.9-28.9
Education
< High School 69 56 80.6 67.0-89.4 13 19.4 10.6-33.0
High School 89 76 85.5 74.8-92.1 13 14.5 7.9-25.2
> High School 336 251 74.3 68.6-79.2 85 25.7 20.8-31.4
Marital Status
Married 300 222 74.2 68.3-79.3 78 25.8 20.7-31.7
Other 194 161 81.8 74.3-87.5 33 18.2 12.5-25.7
WIC recipient
No 234 170 72.8 65.9-78.7 64 27.2 21.3-34.1
Yes 258 211 81.1 74.9-86.1 47 18.9 13.9-25.1
Medicaid recipient
No 257 184 72.5 66.0-78.1 73 27.5 21.9-34.0
Yes 237 199 82.6 76.1-87.7 38 17.4 12.3-23.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 157 125 80.4 73.5-85.9 32 19.6 14.1-26.5
2500+ grams 337 258 77.2 72.3-81.4 79 22.8 18.6-27.7

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

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response ratewas 51%.

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

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

Note: New data entry/data processing system introduced starting with 2012 PRAMS data.
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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