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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? SHOT ONCE EVERY THREE MONTHS (DEPO-PROVERA)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1370 1152 85.3 82.7-87.5 218 14.7 12.5-17.3
Age
< 20 years 150 95 66.9 56.4-76.1 55 33.1 23.9-43.6
20-24 years 360 279 81.4 75.8-85.9 81 18.6 14.1-24.2
25-34 years 702 633 89.9 86.6-92.4 69 10.1 7.6-13.4
35+ years 158 145 93.2 85.7-96.9 13 6.8 3.1-14.3
Race
White 934 821 87.5 84.5-89.9 113 12.5 10.1-15.5
Black 383 283 76.8 70.4-82.2 100 23.2 17.8-29.6
Other 53 48 93.0 80.2-97.8 5 7.0 2.2-19.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 107 68.4 59.2-76.4 50 31.6 23.6-40.8
No 1213 1045 88.3 85.8-90.5 168 11.7 9.5-14.2
Education
< High School 271 183 71.5 64.3-77.9 88 28.5 22.1-35.7
High School 391 311 80.7 75.1-85.3 80 19.3 14.7-24.9
> High School 706 656 94.3 91.8-96.0 50 5.7 4.0- 8.2
Marital Status
Married 837 758 91.5 88.8-93.5 79 8.5 6.5-11.2
Other 533 394 75.9 70.8-80.4 139 24.1 19.6-29.2
Income
14,999 or less 401 274 73.2 67.2-78.5 127 26.8 21.5-32.8
15,000-24,999 213 177 80.0 72.0-86.2 36 20.0 13.8-28.0
25,000-49,999 289 265 91.6 86.7-94.8 24 8.4 5.2-13.3
50,000 or more 357 350 97.8 95.1-99.1 7 2.2 0.9- 4.9
WIC recipient
No 689 635 93.5 90.8-95.4 54 6.5 4.6- 9.2
Yes 670 507 77.1 72.7-81.0 163 22.9 19.0-27.3
Medicaid recipient
No 627 595 94.9 92.3-96.7 32 5.1 3.3- 7.7
Yes 743 557 77.6 73.5-81.3 186 22.4 18.7-26.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 615 492 78.1 74.6-81.2 123 21.9 18.8-25.4
2500+ grams 755 660 85.9 83.1-88.3 95 14.1 11.7-16.9

#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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