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2006 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 1168 1052 89.5 87.0-91.5 116 10.5 8.5-13.0
Age
< 20 years 117 105 90.7 82.6-95.2 12 9.3 4.8-17.4
20-24 years 256 228 88.9 83.1-92.9 28 11.1 7.1-16.9
25-34 years 615 552 88.6 84.9-91.5 63 11.4 8.5-15.1
35+ years 180 167 92.8 85.6-96.5 13 7.2 3.5-14.4
Race
White 865 773 89.3 86.4-91.6 92 10.7 8.4-13.6
Black 245 223 88.8 82.3-93.1 22 11.2 6.9-17.7
Other 58 56 96.7 82.2-99.5 2 3.3 0.5-17.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 166 150 89.6 82.6-94.0 16 10.4 6.0-17.4
No 1002 902 89.4 86.7-91.7 100 10.6 8.3-13.3
Education
< High School 189 174 91.4 84.8-95.3 15 8.6 4.7-15.2
High School 350 317 90.8 86.0-94.0 33 9.2 6.0-14.0
> High School 627 559 87.8 84.1-90.7 68 12.2 9.3-15.9
Marital Status
Married 773 697 89.0 85.9-91.5 76 11.0 8.5-14.1
Other 395 355 90.1 85.7-93.3 40 9.9 6.7-14.3
Income
14,999 or less 310 279 89.5 84.1-93.2 31 10.5 6.8-15.9
15,000-24,999 152 135 91.2 83.8-95.4 17 8.8 4.6-16.2
25,000-49,999 228 202 87.2 80.6-91.7 26 12.8 8.3-19.4
50,000 or more 383 347 90.1 85.7-93.3 36 9.9 6.7-14.3
WIC recipient
No 645 581 88.7 85.1-91.5 64 11.3 8.5-14.9
Yes 510 458 90.1 86.3-93.0 52 9.9 7.0-13.7
Medicaid recipient
No 589 536 90.7 87.4-93.3 53 9.3 6.7-12.6
Yes 579 516 88.4 84.5-91.4 63 11.6 8.6-15.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 503 456 91.4 88.7-93.5 47 8.6 6.5-11.3
2500+ grams 665 596 89.3 86.6-91.5 69 10.7 8.5-13.4

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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