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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? WITHDRAWAL (PULLING OUT)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 494 432 86.8 82.9-89.9 62 13.2 10.1-17.1
Age
< 20 years 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 112 95 85.6 76.2-91.7 17 14.4 8.3-23.8
25-34 years 284 250 86.7 81.2-90.7 34 13.3 9.3-18.8
35+ years 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 286 250 87.1 82.0-91.0 36 12.9 9.0-18.0
Non-Hispanic Black 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 89 77 82.9 71.0-90.5 12 17.1 9.5-29.0
> High School 336 291 87.0 82.2-90.6 45 13.0 9.4-17.8
Marital Status
Married 300 267 88.6 84.0-92.0 33 11.4 8.0-16.0
Other 194 165 84.3 76.9-89.7 29 15.7 10.3-23.1
WIC recipient
No 234 203 86.8 81.2-90.9 31 13.2 9.1-18.8
Yes 258 227 86.7 80.8-91.1 31 13.3 8.9-19.2
Medicaid recipient
No 257 224 86.3 80.8-90.4 33 13.7 9.6-19.2
Yes 237 208 87.4 81.1-91.7 29 12.6 8.3-18.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 157 139 89.1 83.3-93.1 18 10.9 6.9-16.7
2500+ grams 337 293 86.6 82.3-90.0 44 13.4 10.0-17.7

*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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