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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? PILL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1169 794 67.3 63.8-70.6 375 32.7 29.4-36.2
Age
< 20 years 117 78 65.6 53.9-75.6 39 34.4 24.4-46.1
20-24 years 257 169 65.5 58.0-72.3 88 34.5 27.7-42.0
25-34 years 615 408 66.3 61.5-70.8 207 33.7 29.2-38.5
35+ years 180 139 76.6 67.4-83.8 41 23.4 16.2-32.6
Race
White 866 567 64.6 60.5-68.5 299 35.4 31.5-39.5
Black 245 180 72.0 64.0-78.8 65 28.0 21.2-36.0
Other 58 47 85.9 71.4-93.7 11 14.1 6.3-28.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 166 121 72.6 63.4-80.2 45 27.4 19.8-36.6
No 1003 673 66.2 62.4-69.8 330 33.8 30.2-37.6
Education
< High School 189 133 67.7 58.4-75.8 56 32.3 24.2-41.6
High School 351 254 72.0 65.6-77.6 97 28.0 22.4-34.4
> High School 627 405 64.1 59.4-68.6 222 35.9 31.4-40.6
Marital Status
Married 773 519 67.1 63.0-71.0 254 32.9 29.0-37.0
Other 396 275 67.6 61.3-73.2 121 32.4 26.8-38.7
Income
14,999 or less 311 219 69.9 62.8-76.1 92 30.1 23.9-37.2
15,000-24,999 152 105 59.2 48.8-68.8 47 40.8 31.2-51.2
25,000-49,999 228 162 72.7 65.0-79.2 66 27.3 20.8-35.0
50,000 or more 383 239 62.5 56.5-68.1 144 37.5 31.9-43.5
WIC recipient
No 645 426 66.3 61.6-70.7 219 33.7 29.3-38.4
Yes 511 358 67.8 62.4-72.8 153 32.2 27.2-37.6
Medicaid recipient
No 589 375 64.2 59.4-68.8 214 35.8 31.2-40.6
Yes 580 419 70.0 64.9-74.6 161 30.0 25.4-35.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 504 354 71.2 67.0-75.1 150 28.8 24.9-33.0
2500+ grams 665 440 67.0 63.2-70.6 225 33.0 29.4-36.8

~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.

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