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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1169 1144 97.6 96.2-98.5 25 2.4 1.5- 3.8
Age
< 20 years 117 115 98.5 91.5-99.7 2 1.5 0.3- 8.5
20-24 years 257 249 96.1 92.0-98.1 8 3.9 1.9- 8.0
25-34 years 615 604 98.3 96.3-99.2 11 1.7 0.8- 3.7
35+ years 180 176 96.3 90.6-98.6 4 3.7 1.4- 9.4
Race
White 866 847 97.4 95.7-98.5 19 2.6 1.5- 4.3
Black 245 241 98.4 94.4-99.6 4 1.6 0.4- 5.6
Other 58 56 94.9 81.8-98.7 2 5.1 1.3-18.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 166 163 97.8 91.8-99.5 3 2.2 0.5- 8.2
No 1003 981 97.5 96.0-98.4 22 2.5 1.6- 4.0
Education
< High School 189 188 98.9 92.6-99.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4
High School 351 340 96.1 92.6-98.0 11 3.9 2.0- 7.4
> High School 627 614 97.9 96.0-98.9 13 2.1 1.1- 4.0
Marital Status
Married 773 755 97.4 95.6-98.4 18 2.6 1.6- 4.4
Other 396 389 97.8 95.0-99.1 7 2.2 0.9- 5.0
Income
14,999 or less 311 302 95.8 91.7-97.9 9 4.2 2.1- 8.3
15,000-24,999 152 149 99.7 99.1-99.9 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9
25,000-49,999 228 222 96.8 92.7-98.7 6 3.2 1.3- 7.3
50,000 or more 383 376 98.0 95.5-99.1 7 2.0 0.9- 4.5
WIC recipient
No 645 633 98.1 96.4-99.0 12 1.9 1.0- 3.6
Yes 511 498 96.9 94.3-98.3 13 3.1 1.7- 5.7
Medicaid recipient
No 589 573 97.2 95.1-98.4 16 2.8 1.6- 4.9
Yes 580 571 97.9 95.6-99.0 9 2.1 1.0- 4.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 504 497 98.8 97.6-99.4 7 1.2 0.6- 2.4
2500+ grams 665 647 97.5 95.9-98.4 18 2.5 1.6- 4.1

~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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