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2002 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? OTHER METHOD

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1332 1156 87.7 85.4-89.8 176 12.3 10.2-14.6
Age
< 20 years 173 148 84.6 76.0-90.5 25 15.4 9.5-24.0
20-24 years 350 297 86.2 81.1-90.1 53 13.8 9.9-18.9
25-34 years 645 565 88.3 85.0-91.0 80 11.7 9.0-15.0
35+ years 164 146 91.8 85.4-95.5 18 8.2 4.5-14.6
Race
White 926 817 89.4 86.8-91.5 109 10.6 8.5-13.2
Black 352 294 83.4 77.4-88.1 58 16.6 11.9-22.6
Other 54 45 81.8 65.9-91.3 9 18.2 8.7-34.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 139 130 95.0 88.6-97.9 9 5.0 2.1-11.4
No 1193 1026 86.8 84.3-89.0 167 13.2 11.0-15.7
Education
< High School 292 257 88.0 82.6-91.9 35 12.0 8.1-17.4
High School 390 334 87.5 82.6-91.1 56 12.5 8.9-17.4
> High School 647 562 87.7 84.3-90.4 85 12.3 9.6-15.7
Marital Status
Married 845 740 88.7 85.9-90.9 105 11.3 9.1-14.1
Other 487 416 85.9 81.3-89.5 71 14.1 10.5-18.7
Income
15,999 or less 388 332 85.5 80.4-89.5 56 14.5 10.5-19.6
16,000-24,999 153 132 90.8 83.8-95.0 21 9.2 5.0-16.2
25,000-39,999 194 166 87.5 80.6-92.2 28 12.5 7.8-19.4
40,000 or more 476 419 88.4 84.6-91.4 57 11.6 8.6-15.4
WIC recipient
No 729 640 89.2 86.2-91.6 89 10.8 8.4-13.8
Yes 593 507 86.0 82.0-89.1 86 14.0 10.9-18.0
Medicaid recipient
No 659 580 89.0 85.8-91.5 79 11.0 8.5-14.2
Yes 673 576 86.4 82.7-89.4 97 13.6 10.6-17.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 579 493 85.1 82.0-87.7 86 14.9 12.3-18.0
2500+ grams 753 663 88.0 85.4-90.1 90 12.0 9.9-14.6

#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 20JUL04

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