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

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 494 447 90.2 86.5-92.9 47 9.8 7.1-13.5
Age
< 20 years 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 112 95 82.7 72.3-89.7 17 17.3 10.3-27.7
25-34 years 284 266 93.7 89.5-96.3 18 6.3 3.7-10.5
35+ years 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 286 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 110 88 79.5 68.5-87.4 22 20.5 12.6-31.5
Non-Hispanic Other 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 69 51 77.9 64.8-87.2 18 22.1 12.8-35.2
High School 89 75 83.3 71.7-90.7 14 16.7 9.3-28.3
> High School 336 321 95.1 91.4-97.3 15 4.9 2.7- 8.6
Marital Status
Married 300 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 194 159 81.2 73.6-86.9 35 18.8 13.1-26.4
WIC recipient
No 234 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Yes 258 220 84.2 78.1-88.9 38 15.8 11.1-21.9
Medicaid recipient
No 257 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Yes 237 201 84.3 77.8-89.2 36 15.7 10.8-22.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 157 138 85.9 78.8-90.8 19 14.1 9.2-21.2
2500+ grams 337 309 90.5 86.5-93.4 28 9.5 6.6-13.5

*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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