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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What method of birth control were you using when you got pregnant? (INCLUDING MIRENA OR PARAGARD)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 133 129 96.7 90.5-98.9 4 3.3 1.1- 9.5
Age
< 20 years 20 20 100 . - . *** *** ***
20-24 years 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
25-34 years 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35+ years 13 13 100 . - . *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 40 40 100 . - . *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 25 25 100 . - . *** *** ***
Education
< High School 29 29 100 . - . *** *** ***
High School 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Marital Status
Married 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
WIC recipient
No 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Yes 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Medicaid recipient
No 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Yes 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2500+ grams 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***

*Asked of mothers that reported that they did not try to get pregnant and were using at least one method of birth control to keep from getting pregnant? IUD (including Mirena or ParaGard)

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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