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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What kind of birth control are you or your husband or partner using now to keep from getting pregnant? FOAM, JELLY, CREAM

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1576 1517 96.4 95.0-97.4 59 3.6 2.6- 5.0
Age
< 20 years 200 189 95.6 90.0-98.2 11 4.4 1.8-10.0
20-24 years 429 411 96.5 93.4-98.2 18 3.5 1.8- 6.6
25-34 years 766 743 96.3 94.0-97.7 23 3.7 2.3- 6.0
35+ years 181 174 97.8 93.1-99.3 7 2.2 0.7- 6.9
Race
White 1061 1026 96.6 94.9-97.7 35 3.4 2.3- 5.1
Black 466 443 96.0 92.4-97.9 23 4.0 2.1- 7.6
Other 49 48 96.4 78.5-99.5 1 3.6 0.5-21.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 125 120 94.7 87.1-98.0 5 5.3 2.0-12.9
No 1450 1396 96.6 95.2-97.6 54 3.4 2.4- 4.8
Education
< High School 349 334 95.8 92.0-97.9 15 4.2 2.1- 8.0
High School 523 506 97.2 94.6-98.5 17 2.8 1.5- 5.4
> High School 703 676 96.2 93.9-97.7 27 3.8 2.3- 6.1
Marital Status
Married 1019 984 96.3 94.5-97.6 35 3.7 2.4- 5.5
Other 557 533 96.6 93.9-98.1 24 3.4 1.9- 6.1
Income
15,999 or less 466 445 94.8 91.2-97.0 21 5.2 3.0- 8.8
16,000-24,999 225 215 97.4 93.6-99.0 10 2.6 1.0- 6.4
25,000-39,999 232 226 98.2 94.4-99.4 6 1.8 0.6- 5.6
40,000 or more 523 505 97.1 94.6-98.5 18 2.9 1.5- 5.4
WIC recipient
No 849 821 96.6 94.5-97.9 28 3.4 2.1- 5.5
Yes 723 692 96.2 93.9-97.6 31 3.8 2.4- 6.1
Medicaid recipient
No 770 741 96.1 93.9-97.5 29 3.9 2.5- 6.1
Yes 806 776 96.8 94.7-98.0 30 3.2 2.0- 5.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 279 268 96.2 93.7-97.8 11 3.8 2.2- 6.3
1500 - 2499 grams 491 471 95.9 93.9-97.3 20 4.1 2.7- 6.1
2500+ grams 806 778 96.5 94.9-97.5 28 3.5 2.5- 5.1

#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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