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2007 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 1423 1214 85.0 82.5-87.2 209 15.0 12.8-17.5
Age
< 20 years 163 137 82.2 73.1-88.7 26 17.8 11.3-26.9
20-24 years 345 288 80.4 74.5-85.2 57 19.6 14.8-25.5
25-34 years 720 619 87.6 84.2-90.3 101 12.4 9.7-15.8
35+ years 195 170 87.0 79.9-91.9 25 13.0 8.1-20.1
Race
White 986 840 84.1 81.0-86.7 146 15.9 13.3-19.0
Black 377 321 87.3 82.0-91.2 56 12.7 8.8-18.0
Other 60 53 88.3 72.4-95.6 7 11.7 4.4-27.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 172 148 86.1 78.9-91.1 24 13.9 8.9-21.1
No 1249 1065 84.9 82.2-87.3 184 15.1 12.7-17.8
Education
< High School 270 228 80.8 74.0-86.1 42 19.2 13.9-26.0
High School 397 341 85.1 80.1-89.0 56 14.9 11.0-19.9
> High School 751 640 86.6 83.2-89.3 111 13.4 10.7-16.8
Marital Status
Married 875 752 86.6 83.6-89.1 123 13.4 10.9-16.4
Other 548 462 82.6 78.0-86.4 86 17.4 13.6-22.0
Income
14,999 or less 367 318 85.9 80.5-89.9 49 14.1 10.1-19.5
15,000-24,999 230 190 78.9 71.2-85.0 40 21.1 15.0-28.8
25,000-49,999 269 226 84.4 78.1-89.2 43 15.6 10.8-21.9
50,000 or more 460 391 86.0 81.6-89.5 69 14.0 10.5-18.4
WIC recipient
No 817 709 86.6 83.4-89.3 108 13.4 10.7-16.6
Yes 592 492 82.9 78.7-86.4 100 17.1 13.6-21.3
Medicaid recipient
No 679 586 87.4 84.0-90.2 93 12.6 9.8-16.0
Yes 744 628 82.9 79.1-86.1 116 17.1 13.9-20.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 646 550 85.2 82.3-87.7 96 14.8 12.3-17.7
2500+ grams 777 664 85.0 82.2-87.3 113 15.0 12.7-17.8

*Asked only of mothers who reported current use of contraception.

#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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