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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? IUD (INCLUDING MIRENA)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 879 816 92.2 89.6-94.2 63 7.8 5.8-10.4
Age
< 20 years 81 75 92.4 81.0-97.2 6 7.6 2.8-19.0
20-24 years 216 196 89.8 83.3-94.0 20 10.2 6.0-16.7
25-34 years 463 431 92.5 88.9-95.0 32 7.5 5.0-11.1
35+ years 119 114 95.4 87.4-98.4 5 4.6 1.6-12.6
Race
White 636 583 91.4 88.4-93.7 53 8.6 6.3-11.6
Black 217 209 94.8 88.5-97.7 8 5.2 2.3-11.5
Other 26 24 93.0 67.6-98.8 2 7.0 1.2-32.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 117 108 91.0 82.5-95.6 9 9.0 4.4-17.5
No 762 708 92.4 89.7-94.5 54 7.6 5.5-10.3
Education
< High School 177 163 90.0 82.8-94.4 14 10.0 5.6-17.2
High School 247 233 93.6 88.2-96.7 14 6.4 3.3-11.8
> High School 453 418 92.5 88.9-94.9 35 7.5 5.1-11.1
Marital Status
Married 558 513 91.1 87.7-93.6 45 8.9 6.4-12.3
Other 321 303 94.0 89.5-96.7 18 6.0 3.3-10.5
Income
14,999 or less 258 245 94.6 89.6-97.2 13 5.4 2.8-10.4
15,000-24,999 132 123 90.9 82.2-95.5 9 9.1 4.5-17.8
25,000-49,999 162 142 87.6 79.9-92.6 20 12.4 7.4-20.1
50,000 or more 251 235 94.1 89.6-96.8 16 5.9 3.2-10.4
WIC recipient
No 467 428 91.5 87.9-94.2 39 8.5 5.8-12.1
Yes 403 379 92.8 88.7-95.5 24 7.2 4.5-11.3
Medicaid recipient
No 401 376 93.6 90.1-96.0 25 6.4 4.0- 9.9
Yes 478 440 91.0 87.0-93.8 38 9.0 6.2-13.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 390 366 94.2 91.6-96.1 24 5.8 3.9- 8.4
2500+ grams 489 450 92.0 89.2-94.1 39 8.0 5.9-10.8

~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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