2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
CONTRACEPTION
What method of birth control were you using when you got pregnant?*
Birth Control Type Total NO  YES 
Respond.# N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Birth Control Pill 180 146 84.8 77.1-90.2  34 15.2 9.8-22.9 
Condoms^ 180 103 56.3 47.1-65.0  77 43.7 35.0-52.9 
Injection (Depo-Provera) 180 169 95.8 91.1-98.1  11 4.2 1.9- 8.9 
Contraceptive Implant (Implanon) 180 179 99.9 99.0- 100  1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 
Contraceptive patch or vaginal ring 180 175 97.8 93.4-99.3  5 2.2 0.7- 6.6 
IUD (including Mirena or Pargard) 180 170 93.7 87.8-96.9  10 6.3 3.1-12.2 
Natural family planning (including rhythm method) 180 164 93.6 88.7-96.5  16 6.4 3.5-11.3 
Withdrawal (pulling out)^ 180 111 59.9 50.8-68.3  69 40.1 31.7-49.2 
Other 180 176 98.0 93.4-99.4  4 2.0 0.6- 6.6 
*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.
^Detailed tables are available for the following birth control types: Condoms and Withdrawal.
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.
#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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