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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? SHOTS (DEPO-PROVERA)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1576 1277 82.8 80.1-85.1 299 17.2 14.9-19.9
Age
< 20 years 200 120 61.9 52.8-70.3 80 38.1 29.7-47.2
20-24 years 429 320 77.1 71.5-81.9 109 22.9 18.1-28.5
25-34 years 766 675 89.6 86.4-92.1 91 10.4 7.9-13.6
35+ years 181 162 92.9 86.0-96.6 19 7.1 3.4-14.0
Race
White 1061 911 85.3 82.4-87.8 150 14.7 12.2-17.6
Black 466 326 73.9 67.6-79.3 140 26.1 20.7-32.4
Other 49 40 88.9 70.6-96.4 9 11.1 3.6-29.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 125 85 67.6 56.9-76.7 40 32.4 23.3-43.1
No 1450 1192 84.7 82.0-87.0 258 15.3 13.0-18.0
Education
< High School 349 229 68.1 61.3-74.2 120 31.9 25.8-38.7
High School 523 411 81.3 76.5-85.3 112 18.7 14.7-23.5
> High School 703 637 92.1 89.1-94.3 66 7.9 5.7-10.9
Marital Status
Married 1019 897 88.5 85.7-90.8 122 11.5 9.2-14.3
Other 557 380 71.2 65.7-76.0 177 28.8 24.0-34.3
Income
15,999 or less 466 326 73.6 67.9-78.7 140 26.4 21.3-32.1
16,000-24,999 225 166 75.9 68.0-82.4 59 24.1 17.6-32.0
25,000-39,999 232 201 89.1 82.6-93.3 31 10.9 6.7-17.4
40,000 or more 523 498 96.0 93.2-97.6 25 4.0 2.4- 6.8
WIC recipient
No 849 755 90.3 87.4-92.7 94 9.7 7.3-12.6
Yes 723 519 74.7 70.4-78.7 204 25.3 21.3-29.6
Medicaid recipient
No 770 714 93.3 90.7-95.2 56 6.7 4.8- 9.3
Yes 806 563 72.2 67.9-76.2 243 27.8 23.8-32.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 279 207 73.9 68.9-78.3 72 26.1 21.7-31.1
1500 - 2499 grams 491 392 78.5 74.6-81.9 99 21.5 18.1-25.4
2500+ grams 806 678 83.2 80.3-85.7 128 16.8 14.3-19.7

#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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