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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? WITHDRAWAL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1575 1455 93.3 91.5-94.7 120 6.7 5.3- 8.5
Age
< 20 years 200 189 97.5 93.2-99.1 11 2.5 0.9- 6.8
20-24 years 428 393 92.3 88.3-95.1 35 7.7 4.9-11.7
25-34 years 766 709 93.3 90.6-95.2 57 6.7 4.8- 9.4
35+ years 181 164 90.6 83.4-94.8 17 9.4 5.2-16.6
Race
White 1061 969 92.4 90.2-94.1 92 7.6 5.9- 9.8
Black 465 443 96.4 93.0-98.2 22 3.6 1.8- 7.0
Other 49 43 90.6 73.1-97.2 6 9.4 2.8-26.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 125 114 93.6 86.2-97.2 11 6.4 2.8-13.8
No 1449 1340 93.2 91.4-94.7 109 6.8 5.3- 8.6
Education
< High School 348 325 95.0 91.1-97.3 23 5.0 2.7- 8.9
High School 523 494 95.5 92.5-97.3 29 4.5 2.7- 7.5
> High School 703 635 90.8 87.7-93.2 68 9.2 6.8-12.3
Marital Status
Married 1019 937 93.2 91.0-94.9 82 6.8 5.1- 9.0
Other 556 518 93.5 90.1-95.8 38 6.5 4.2- 9.9
Income
15,999 or less 466 430 93.6 89.9-96.0 36 6.4 4.0-10.1
16,000-24,999 224 210 94.1 88.7-97.0 14 5.9 3.0-11.3
25,000-39,999 232 217 94.1 88.8-97.0 15 5.9 3.0-11.2
40,000 or more 523 474 91.8 88.4-94.3 49 8.2 5.7-11.6
WIC recipient
No 849 774 91.7 88.9-93.8 75 8.3 6.2-11.1
Yes 722 678 95.2 92.7-96.9 44 4.8 3.1- 7.3
Medicaid recipient
No 770 705 92.6 90.0-94.6 65 7.4 5.4-10.0
Yes 805 750 94.0 91.4-95.8 55 6.0 4.2- 8.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 279 257 92.0 88.5-94.5 22 8.0 5.5-11.5
1500 - 2499 grams 490 446 91.3 88.6-93.4 44 8.7 6.6-11.4
2500+ grams 806 752 93.4 91.5-94.9 54 6.6 5.1- 8.5

#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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