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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? CONTRACEPTIVE PATCH (ORTHOEVRA)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1423 1404 98.4 97.3-99.0 19 1.6 1.0- 2.7
Age
< 20 years 163 159 97.5 91.6-99.3 4 2.5 0.7- 8.4
20-24 years 345 339 98.0 95.0-99.2 6 2.0 0.8- 5.0
25-34 years 720 712 98.6 97.0-99.4 8 1.4 0.6- 3.0
35+ years 195 194 99.2 94.7-99.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3
Race
White 986 974 98.6 97.4-99.2 12 1.4 0.8- 2.6
Black 377 370 97.4 93.7-98.9 7 2.6 1.1- 6.3
Other 60 60 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 172 169 98.3 93.7-99.5 3 1.7 0.5- 6.3
No 1249 1234 98.4 97.2-99.1 15 1.6 0.9- 2.8
Education
< High School 270 266 99.2 96.7-99.8 4 0.8 0.2- 3.3
High School 397 391 98.1 95.4-99.3 6 1.9 0.7- 4.6
> High School 751 742 98.2 96.5-99.1 9 1.8 0.9- 3.5
Marital Status
Married 875 865 98.4 96.9-99.1 10 1.6 0.9- 3.1
Other 548 539 98.4 96.3-99.3 9 1.6 0.7- 3.7
Income
14,999 or less 367 360 97.9 94.8-99.1 7 2.1 0.9- 5.2
15,000-24,999 230 226 98.9 95.1-99.7 4 1.1 0.3- 4.9
25,000-49,999 269 266 98.3 94.8-99.4 3 1.7 0.6- 5.2
50,000 or more 460 456 98.7 96.5-99.5 4 1.3 0.5- 3.5
WIC recipient
No 817 807 98.3 96.7-99.1 10 1.7 0.9- 3.3
Yes 592 584 98.7 97.0-99.5 8 1.3 0.5- 3.0
Medicaid recipient
No 679 674 98.9 97.4-99.5 5 1.1 0.5- 2.6
Yes 744 730 98.0 96.2-98.9 14 2.0 1.1- 3.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 646 640 98.8 97.5-99.5 6 1.2 0.5- 2.5
2500+ grams 777 764 98.3 97.2-99.0 13 1.7 1.0- 2.8

*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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