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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

Are you or your husband or partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 608 118 19.2 15.8-23.1 490 80.8 76.9-84.2
Age
< 20 years 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 140 27 17.5 11.2-26.3 113 82.5 73.7-88.8
25-34 years 343 59 18.6 14.2-23.8 284 81.4 76.2-85.8
35+ years 80 24 27.5 17.8-40.0 56 72.5 60.0-82.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 349 63 18.8 14.5-23.9 286 81.2 76.1-85.5
Non-Hispanic Black 141 31 19.7 12.9-29.1 110 80.3 70.9-87.1
Non-Hispanic Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 80 14 16.2 9.0-27.4 66 83.8 72.6-91.0
Education
< High School 89 22 21.1 13.0-32.3 67 78.9 67.7-87.0
High School 117 28 25.0 16.9-35.4 89 75.0 64.6-83.1
> High School 402 68 16.8 13.0-21.5 334 83.2 78.5-87.0
Marital Status
Married 366 69 18.1 14.2-22.9 297 81.9 77.1-85.8
Other 242 49 20.6 15.1-27.4 193 79.4 72.6-84.9
WIC recipient
No 283 52 19.5 14.8-25.2 231 80.5 74.8-85.2
Yes 322 65 18.7 14.1-24.3 257 81.3 75.7-85.9
Medicaid recipient
No 315 61 18.1 13.9-23.4 254 81.9 76.6-86.1
Yes 293 57 20.3 15.3-26.4 236 79.7 73.6-84.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 199 42 21.9 16.6-28.5 157 78.1 71.5-83.4
2500+ grams 409 76 18.9 15.3-23.2 333 81.1 76.8-84.7

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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