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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? SHOTS (DEPO-PROVERA)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1333 1112 85.8 83.4-88.0 221 14.2 12.0-16.6
Age
< 20 years 173 96 59.1 49.1-68.3 77 40.9 31.7-50.9
20-24 years 350 278 82.0 76.6-86.4 72 18.0 13.6-23.4
25-34 years 646 580 91.0 87.9-93.3 66 9.0 6.7-12.1
35+ years 164 158 98.5 95.0-99.6 6 1.5 0.4- 5.0
Race
White 927 813 88.5 85.8-90.7 114 11.5 9.3-14.2
Black 352 254 77.3 70.9-82.6 98 22.7 17.4-29.1
Other 54 45 84.2 68.7-92.8 9 15.8 7.2-31.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 139 96 71.1 61.3-79.2 43 28.9 20.8-38.7
No 1194 1016 87.7 85.2-89.8 178 12.3 10.2-14.8
Education
< High School 292 195 69.8 63.0-75.8 97 30.2 24.2-37.0
High School 391 315 85.3 80.3-89.2 76 14.7 10.8-19.7
> High School 647 600 93.7 91.1-95.6 47 6.3 4.4- 8.9
Marital Status
Married 845 772 92.5 90.2-94.4 73 7.5 5.6- 9.8
Other 488 340 72.1 66.7-77.0 148 27.9 23.0-33.3
Income
15,999 or less 389 267 73.2 67.3-78.4 122 26.8 21.6-32.7
16,000-24,999 153 126 82.8 74.0-89.0 27 17.2 11.0-26.0
25,000-39,999 195 174 86.3 79.0-91.4 21 13.7 8.6-21.0
40,000 or more 476 457 97.5 95.3-98.7 19 2.5 1.3- 4.7
WIC recipient
No 730 674 93.5 90.9-95.3 56 6.5 4.7- 9.1
Yes 593 430 76.3 71.7-80.3 163 23.7 19.7-28.3
Medicaid recipient
No 659 618 93.7 91.1-95.6 41 6.3 4.4- 8.9
Yes 674 494 77.2 72.9-80.9 180 22.8 19.1-27.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 581 457 76.8 73.2-80.1 124 23.2 19.9-26.8
2500+ grams 752 655 86.6 83.9-88.9 97 13.4 11.1-16.1

#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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