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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What method of birth control were you using when you got pregnant? WITHDRAWAL (PULLING OUT)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 222 149 67.0 59.2-74.0 73 33.0 26.0-40.8
Age
< 20 years 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 69 41 59.2 44.6-72.2 28 40.8 27.8-55.4
25-34 years 95 67 70.7 59.1-80.2 28 29.3 19.8-40.9
35+ years 39 25 66.5 47.5-81.3 14 33.5 18.7-52.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 93 64 68.1 56.3-78.0 29 31.9 22.0-43.7
Non-Hispanic Black 58 40 64.5 48.6-77.7 18 35.5 22.3-51.4
Non-Hispanic Other 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 54 33 67.2 51.2-80.0 21 32.8 20.0-48.8
Education
< High School 56 38 61.2 45.5-74.9 18 38.8 25.1-54.5
High School 53 31 64.0 47.2-77.9 22 36.0 22.1-52.8
> High School 112 80 72.4 61.7-81.1 32 27.6 18.9-38.3
Marital Status
Married 93 60 66.6 54.9-76.5 33 33.4 23.5-45.1
Other 129 89 67.4 56.6-76.6 40 32.6 23.4-43.4
WIC recipient
No 109 74 70.0 59.3-78.9 35 30.0 21.1-40.7
Yes 111 74 65.2 53.6-75.2 37 34.8 24.8-46.4
Medicaid recipient
No 99 66 69.5 58.1-78.9 33 30.5 21.1-41.9
Yes 123 83 65.2 54.4-74.7 40 34.8 25.3-45.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 86 58 68.8 58.2-77.8 28 31.2 22.2-41.8
2500+ grams 136 91 66.9 58.3-74.4 45 33.1 25.6-41.7

*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 at the time of conception.

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

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

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
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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