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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? INJECTION (DEPO-PROVERA)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 712 642 89.9 86.8-92.3 70 10.1 7.7-13.2
Age
< 20 years 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 134 106 79.1 69.5-86.3 28 20.9 13.7-30.5
25-34 years 430 402 93.4 89.6-95.9 28 6.6 4.1-10.4
35+ years 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 389 364 92.7 88.5-95.4 25 7.3 4.6-11.5
Non-Hispanic Black 163 128 79.0 69.9-85.9 35 21.0 14.1-30.1
Non-Hispanic Other 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 99 81 85.5 75.6-91.8 18 14.5 8.2-24.4
High School 132 109 84.0 75.2-90.0 23 16.0 10.0-24.8
> High School 477 448 93.0 89.3-95.5 29 7.0 4.5-10.7
Marital Status
Married 468 448 94.7 91.2-96.9 20 5.3 3.1- 8.8
Other 244 194 81.9 75.4-86.9 50 18.1 13.1-24.6
WIC recipient
No 426 402 93.3 89.5-95.8 24 6.7 4.2-10.5
Yes 275 229 85.1 79.3-89.4 46 14.9 10.6-20.7
Medicaid recipient
No 437 419 94.3 90.7-96.6 18 5.7 3.4- 9.3
Yes 275 223 83.7 77.7-88.3 52 16.3 11.7-22.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 246 216 86.6 81.5-90.4 30 13.4 9.6-18.5
2500+ grams 466 426 90.2 86.8-92.8 40 9.8 7.2-13.2

*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.

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