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2000 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? PILL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1577 950 59.5 56.3-62.6 627 40.5 37.4-43.7
Age
< 20 years 201 113 53.1 44.0-62.0 88 46.9 38.0-56.0
20-24 years 429 254 61.0 54.9-66.9 175 39.0 33.1-45.1
25-34 years 766 445 56.6 52.1-61.1 321 43.4 38.9-47.9
35+ years 181 138 76.5 67.4-83.7 43 23.5 16.3-32.6
Race
White 1062 604 57.3 53.6-61.0 458 42.7 39.0-46.4
Black 466 310 65.7 59.1-71.8 156 34.3 28.2-40.9
Other 49 36 64.7 44.9-80.5 13 35.3 19.5-55.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 125 85 65.3 54.6-74.7 40 34.7 25.3-45.4
No 1451 864 58.7 55.4-62.0 587 41.3 38.0-44.6
Education
< High School 350 245 65.7 58.8-72.0 105 34.3 28.0-41.2
High School 523 321 62.4 56.8-67.7 202 37.6 32.3-43.2
> High School 703 383 53.9 49.2-58.6 320 46.1 41.4-50.8
Marital Status
Married 1019 601 59.2 55.3-62.9 418 40.8 37.1-44.7
Other 558 349 60.1 54.4-65.6 209 39.9 34.4-45.6
Income
15,999 or less 466 323 66.5 60.4-72.1 143 33.5 27.9-39.6
16,000-24,999 226 134 59.4 50.9-67.3 92 40.6 32.7-49.1
25,000-39,999 232 142 61.9 53.6-69.6 90 38.1 30.4-46.4
40,000 or more 523 270 53.0 47.6-58.3 253 47.0 41.7-52.4
WIC recipient
No 849 472 55.5 51.2-59.8 377 44.5 40.2-48.8
Yes 724 476 63.9 59.2-68.4 248 36.1 31.6-40.8
Medicaid recipient
No 770 414 55.2 50.7-59.5 356 44.8 40.5-49.3
Yes 807 536 63.8 59.2-68.1 271 36.2 31.9-40.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 279 173 62.6 57.4-67.6 106 37.4 32.4-42.6
1500 - 2499 grams 492 303 62.4 58.1-66.4 189 37.6 33.6-41.9
2500+ grams 806 474 59.3 55.8-62.6 332 40.7 37.4-44.2

#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 24NOV03

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