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2003 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 1255 1069 87.5 85.0-89.6 186 12.5 10.4-15.0
Age
< 20 years 139 92 67.3 56.2-76.8 47 32.7 23.2-43.8
20-24 years 333 258 80.3 74.4-85.1 75 19.7 14.9-25.6
25-34 years 638 587 94.5 92.0-96.3 51 5.5 3.7- 8.0
35+ years 145 132 93.6 86.5-97.1 13 6.4 2.9-13.5
Race
White 869 775 90.2 87.4-92.4 94 9.8 7.6-12.6
Black 335 247 77.4 70.6-83.0 88 22.6 17.0-29.4
Other 51 47 91.2 76.7-97.0 4 8.8 3.0-23.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 124 98 80.7 71.1-87.7 26 19.3 12.3-28.9
No 1128 969 88.5 85.9-90.7 159 11.5 9.3-14.1
Education
< High School 270 191 71.3 63.9-77.8 79 28.7 22.2-36.1
High School 367 308 87.9 83.0-91.5 59 12.1 8.5-17.0
> High School 618 570 94.5 91.9-96.3 48 5.5 3.7- 8.1
Marital Status
Married 793 733 94.2 91.9-95.9 60 5.8 4.1- 8.1
Other 462 336 74.7 69.1-79.6 126 25.3 20.4-30.9
Income
15,999 or less 332 243 76.1 69.6-81.5 89 23.9 18.5-30.4
16,000-24,999 170 137 83.7 75.6-89.4 33 16.3 10.6-24.4
25,000-39,999 186 160 89.5 82.6-93.9 26 10.5 6.1-17.4
40,000 or more 439 428 97.9 95.3-99.0 11 2.1 1.0- 4.7
WIC recipient
No 657 617 95.4 92.9-97.0 40 4.6 3.0- 7.1
Yes 590 446 78.7 74.1-82.6 144 21.3 17.4-25.9
Medicaid recipient
No 610 573 96.0 93.6-97.5 37 4.0 2.5- 6.4
Yes 645 496 79.4 75.1-83.1 149 20.6 16.9-24.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 563 452 78.8 75.1-82.0 111 21.2 18.0-24.9
2500+ grams 692 617 88.2 85.5-90.5 75 11.8 9.5-14.5

#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.

This page was generated on 22MAR05

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