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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? RHYTHM METHOD OR NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1169 1120 96.4 94.7-97.5 49 3.6 2.5- 5.3
Age
< 20 years 117 114 97.9 89.5-99.6 3 2.1 0.4-10.5
20-24 years 257 248 95.8 90.8-98.1 9 4.2 1.9- 9.2
25-34 years 615 591 97.0 94.9-98.3 24 3.0 1.7- 5.1
35+ years 180 167 93.1 86.8-96.5 13 6.9 3.5-13.2
Race
White 866 831 96.7 94.9-97.8 35 3.3 2.2- 5.1
Black 245 235 95.0 89.9-97.6 10 5.0 2.4-10.1
Other 58 54 98.9 96.9-99.6 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 166 159 96.3 90.6-98.6 7 3.7 1.4- 9.4
No 1003 961 96.4 94.6-97.6 42 3.6 2.4- 5.4
Education
< High School 189 184 96.9 91.4-99.0 5 3.1 1.0- 8.6
High School 351 336 97.4 94.4-98.8 15 2.6 1.2- 5.6
> High School 627 598 95.5 93.0-97.1 29 4.5 2.9- 7.0
Marital Status
Married 773 737 96.3 94.3-97.6 36 3.7 2.4- 5.7
Other 396 383 96.5 93.2-98.2 13 3.5 1.8- 6.8
Income
14,999 or less 311 301 95.8 91.3-98.0 10 4.2 2.0- 8.7
15,000-24,999 152 146 98.2 92.6-99.6 6 1.8 0.4- 7.4
25,000-49,999 228 219 98.1 94.4-99.3 9 1.9 0.7- 5.6
50,000 or more 383 366 95.3 92.1-97.3 17 4.7 2.7- 7.9
WIC recipient
No 645 611 95.2 92.7-96.9 34 4.8 3.1- 7.3
Yes 511 496 97.5 95.0-98.8 15 2.5 1.2- 5.0
Medicaid recipient
No 589 559 95.5 93.0-97.1 30 4.5 2.9- 7.0
Yes 580 561 97.1 94.6-98.5 19 2.9 1.5- 5.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 504 480 95.6 93.4-97.1 24 4.4 2.9- 6.6
2500+ grams 665 640 96.4 94.6-97.6 25 3.6 2.4- 5.4

~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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