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2004 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? PILL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1370 970 69.2 66.1-72.2 400 30.8 27.8-33.9
Age
< 20 years 150 112 68.0 57.4-77.1 38 32.0 22.9-42.6
20-24 years 360 269 71.5 65.2-77.0 91 28.5 23.0-34.8
25-34 years 702 468 66.8 62.4-71.0 234 33.2 29.0-37.6
35+ years 158 121 76.6 67.5-83.7 37 23.4 16.3-32.5
Race
White 934 629 66.4 62.7-70.0 305 33.6 30.0-37.3
Black 383 304 78.4 71.9-83.7 79 21.6 16.3-28.1
Other 53 37 69.8 53.4-82.3 16 30.2 17.7-46.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 127 76.9 68.1-83.8 30 23.1 16.2-31.9
No 1213 843 67.9 64.5-71.1 370 32.1 28.9-35.5
Education
< High School 271 221 77.6 70.5-83.4 50 22.4 16.6-29.5
High School 391 299 75.2 69.3-80.3 92 24.8 19.7-30.7
> High School 706 449 61.9 57.5-66.2 257 38.1 33.8-42.5
Marital Status
Married 837 569 67.3 63.4-71.1 268 32.7 28.9-36.6
Other 533 401 72.2 66.9-76.9 132 27.8 23.1-33.1
Income
14,999 or less 401 330 77.5 71.6-82.4 71 22.5 17.6-28.4
15,000-24,999 213 151 68.6 60.3-76.0 62 31.4 24.0-39.7
25,000-49,999 289 192 65.5 58.6-71.8 97 34.5 28.2-41.4
50,000 or more 357 215 61.3 55.1-67.2 142 38.7 32.8-44.9
WIC recipient
No 689 443 63.7 59.2-68.0 246 36.3 32.0-40.8
Yes 670 520 75.1 70.7-79.1 150 24.9 20.9-29.3
Medicaid recipient
No 627 395 63.3 58.6-67.8 232 36.7 32.2-41.4
Yes 743 575 73.9 69.7-77.8 168 26.1 22.2-30.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 615 456 75.6 72.2-78.7 159 24.4 21.3-27.8
2500+ grams 755 514 68.7 65.3-71.9 241 31.3 28.1-34.7

#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 02OCT06

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