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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

Are you or your husband or partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1468 219 14.1 12.0-16.6 1249 85.9 83.4-88.0
Age
< 20 years 159 23 10.1 5.4-18.1 136 89.9 81.9-94.6
20-24 years 401 68 15.8 11.8-21.0 333 84.2 79.0-88.2
25-34 years 725 88 11.9 9.3-15.2 637 88.1 84.8-90.7
35+ years 183 40 24.0 16.8-33.0 143 76.0 67.0-83.2
Race
White 1002 137 12.9 10.6-15.7 865 87.1 84.3-89.4
Black 402 69 18.0 13.3-23.9 333 82.0 76.1-86.7
Other 64 13 14.6 6.9-28.1 51 85.4 71.9-93.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 27 19.7 13.1-28.7 120 80.3 71.3-86.9
No 1318 192 13.4 11.2-15.9 1126 86.6 84.1-88.8
Education
< High School 316 51 16.1 11.5-22.2 265 83.9 77.8-88.5
High School 434 68 14.6 10.9-19.4 366 85.4 80.6-89.1
> High School 716 98 12.9 10.2-16.2 618 87.1 83.8-89.8
Marital Status
Married 923 132 12.8 10.4-15.7 791 87.2 84.3-89.6
Other 545 87 16.5 12.7-21.2 458 83.5 78.8-87.3
Income
15,999 or less 403 72 17.5 13.1-22.9 331 82.5 77.1-86.9
16,000-24,999 191 22 9.2 5.4-15.4 169 90.8 84.6-94.6
25,000-39,999 211 26 12.5 7.7-19.6 185 87.5 80.4-92.3
40,000 or more 503 64 12.0 9.0-15.8 439 88.0 84.2-91.0
WIC recipient
No 760 104 13.0 10.3-16.2 656 87.0 83.8-89.7
Yes 700 113 15.1 11.9-18.9 587 84.9 81.1-88.1
Medicaid recipient
No 704 96 13.5 10.7-16.9 608 86.5 83.1-89.3
Yes 764 123 14.8 11.8-18.3 641 85.2 81.7-88.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 671 110 16.2 13.7-19.1 561 83.8 80.9-86.3
2500+ grams 797 109 14.0 11.7-16.6 688 86.0 83.4-88.3

#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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