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2005 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? DIAPHRAGM, CERVICAL CAP, OR SPONGE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 879 874 99.5 98.5-99.8 5 0.5 0.2- 1.5
Age
< 20 years 81 81 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 216 216 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 years 463 458 99.0 97.1-99.7 5 1.0 0.3- 2.9
35+ years 119 119 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 636 631 99.3 98.0-99.8 5 0.7 0.2- 2.0
Black 217 217 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Other 26 26 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 117 117 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 762 757 99.4 98.2-99.8 5 0.6 0.2- 1.8
Education
< High School 177 177 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
High School 247 247 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
> High School 453 448 99.0 97.1-99.6 5 1.0 0.4- 2.9
Marital Status
Married 558 553 99.2 97.6-99.7 5 0.8 0.3- 2.4
Other 321 321 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Income
14,999 or less 258 258 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
15,000-24,999 132 132 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-49,999 162 161 99.9 99.4- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
50,000 or more 251 247 98.1 94.6-99.4 4 1.9 0.6- 5.4
WIC recipient
No 467 462 99.0 97.2-99.7 5 1.0 0.3- 2.8
Yes 403 403 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Medicaid recipient
No 401 397 98.9 96.7-99.6 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3
Yes 478 477 100 99.8- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 390 388 99.6 98.3-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
2500+ grams 489 486 99.5 98.4-99.8 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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