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2015 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 180 111 59.9 50.8-68.3 69 40.1 31.7-49.2
Age
< 20 years 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 45 28 64.2 45.6-79.3 17 35.8 20.7-54.4
25-34 years 91 54 55.0 42.6-66.9 37 45.0 33.1-57.4
35+ years 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 74 44 58.0 44.4-70.5 30 42.0 29.5-55.6
Non-Hispanic Black 57 40 64.9 47.3-79.2 17 35.1 20.8-52.7
Non-Hispanic Other 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 43 22 55.1 37.0-71.9 21 44.9 28.1-63.0
Education
< High School 39 26 54.9 35.4-73.0 13 45.1 27.0-64.6
High School 45 32 70.2 51.0-84.2 13 29.8 15.8-49.0
> High School 94 52 56.7 44.5-68.1 42 43.3 31.9-55.5
Marital Status
Married 74 43 52.4 39.1-65.3 31 47.6 34.7-60.9
Other 106 68 64.0 52.0-74.5 38 36.0 25.5-48.0
WIC recipient
No 76 50 64.3 50.5-76.1 26 35.7 23.9-49.5
Yes 100 59 58.9 46.8-70.0 41 41.1 30.0-53.2
Medicaid recipient
No 76 45 58.8 45.2-71.1 31 41.2 28.9-54.8
Yes 104 66 60.7 48.4-71.7 38 39.3 28.3-51.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 74 50 67.6 56.3-77.2 24 32.4 22.8-43.7
2500+ grams 106 61 59.0 49.0-68.3 45 41.0 31.7-51.0

*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 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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