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2015 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 712 615 86.0 82.5-88.8 97 14.0 11.2-17.5
Age
< 20 years 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 134 104 77.5 67.2-85.3 30 22.5 14.7-32.8
25-34 years 430 378 87.5 83.3-90.7 52 12.5 9.3-16.7
35+ years 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 389 339 87.6 83.3-90.9 50 12.4 9.1-16.7
Non-Hispanic Black 163 140 84.3 75.5-90.4 23 15.7 9.6-24.5
Non-Hispanic Other 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 104 91 84.6 73.6-91.6 13 15.4 8.4-26.4
Education
< High School 99 83 83.3 71.3-91.0 16 16.7 9.0-28.7
High School 132 116 88.1 79.8-93.3 16 11.9 6.7-20.2
> High School 477 413 86.1 82.0-89.4 64 13.9 10.6-18.0
Marital Status
Married 468 403 85.7 81.6-89.1 65 14.3 10.9-18.4
Other 244 212 86.4 79.9-91.0 32 13.6 9.0-20.1
WIC recipient
No 426 360 83.9 79.4-87.6 66 16.1 12.4-20.6
Yes 275 246 88.7 82.8-92.7 29 11.3 7.3-17.2
Medicaid recipient
No 437 371 84.0 79.5-87.7 66 16.0 12.3-20.5
Yes 275 244 88.7 82.9-92.6 31 11.3 7.4-17.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 246 212 86.1 81.2-89.9 34 13.9 10.1-18.8
2500+ grams 466 403 86.0 82.2-89.0 63 14.0 11.0-17.8

*Asked only of mothers who reported current use of contraception.

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% 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.

This page was generated on 26OCT17

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