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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? WITHDRAWAL (PULLING OUT)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1423 1247 87.8 85.5-89.8 176 12.2 10.2-14.5
Age
< 20 years 163 138 85.9 77.5-91.5 25 14.1 8.5-22.5
20-24 years 345 290 84.5 79.2-88.7 55 15.5 11.3-20.8
25-34 years 720 642 88.9 85.7-91.4 78 11.1 8.6-14.3
35+ years 195 177 92.1 86.0-95.7 18 7.9 4.3-14.0
Race
White 986 864 87.6 84.8-89.9 122 12.4 10.1-15.2
Black 377 330 88.7 83.6-92.4 47 11.3 7.6-16.4
Other 60 53 86.3 71.8-94.0 7 13.7 6.0-28.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 172 151 88.9 82.2-93.2 21 11.1 6.8-17.8
No 1249 1094 87.6 85.0-89.7 155 12.4 10.3-15.0
Education
< High School 270 240 89.2 83.5-93.0 30 10.8 7.0-16.5
High School 397 340 85.9 81.0-89.7 57 14.1 10.3-19.0
> High School 751 663 88.3 85.1-90.8 88 11.7 9.2-14.9
Marital Status
Married 875 768 87.3 84.3-89.7 107 12.7 10.3-15.7
Other 548 479 88.5 84.6-91.6 69 11.5 8.4-15.4
Income
14,999 or less 367 326 90.8 86.4-94.0 41 9.2 6.0-13.6
15,000-24,999 230 190 83.6 76.6-88.9 40 16.4 11.1-23.4
25,000-49,999 269 239 87.1 81.0-91.4 30 12.9 8.6-19.0
50,000 or more 460 407 87.4 83.2-90.7 53 12.6 9.3-16.8
WIC recipient
No 817 711 86.4 83.2-89.1 106 13.6 10.9-16.8
Yes 592 522 89.2 85.7-92.0 70 10.8 8.0-14.3
Medicaid recipient
No 679 601 88.1 84.7-90.8 78 11.9 9.2-15.3
Yes 744 646 87.5 84.2-90.2 98 12.5 9.8-15.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 646 565 87.4 84.7-89.7 81 12.6 10.3-15.3
2500+ grams 777 682 87.8 85.3-89.9 95 12.2 10.1-14.7

*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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