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2008 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? CONDOMS*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1203 821 69.5 66.4-72.3 382 30.5 27.7-33.6
Age
< 20 years 130 88 67.5 57.5-76.2 42 32.5 23.8-42.5
20-24 years 287 170 61.7 55.1-68.0 117 38.3 32.0-44.9
25-34 years 605 426 71.8 67.6-75.6 179 28.2 24.4-32.4
35+ years 181 137 76.2 68.7-82.3 44 23.8 17.7-31.3
Race
White 863 596 70.4 67.0-73.7 267 29.6 26.3-33.0
Black 287 193 65.9 58.9-72.2 94 34.1 27.8-41.1
Other 53 32 70.2 55.2-81.8 21 29.8 18.2-44.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 171 108 67.3 59.1-74.7 63 32.7 25.3-40.9
No 1031 712 69.9 66.6-72.9 319 30.1 27.1-33.4
Education
< High School 231 151 66.8 59.4-73.3 80 33.2 26.7-40.6
High School 326 229 71.5 65.5-76.8 97 28.5 23.2-34.5
> High School 642 438 69.4 65.4-73.2 204 30.6 26.8-34.6
Marital Status
Married 724 490 69.1 65.2-72.7 234 30.9 27.3-34.8
Other 479 331 70.0 65.1-74.6 148 30.0 25.4-34.9
Income
14,999 or less 327 222 70.6 64.4-76.0 105 29.4 24.0-35.6
15,000-24,999 158 101 65.0 56.2-72.9 57 35.0 27.1-43.8
25,000-49,999 238 167 70.2 63.3-76.2 71 29.8 23.8-36.7
50,000 or more 389 270 71.4 66.3-76.0 119 28.6 24.0-33.7
WIC recipient
No 659 439 67.7 63.6-71.6 220 32.3 28.4-36.4
Yes 538 379 71.6 67.0-75.7 159 28.4 24.3-33.0
Medicaid recipient
No 559 376 67.7 63.3-71.8 183 32.3 28.2-36.7
Yes 644 445 70.9 66.7-74.8 199 29.1 25.2-33.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 383 248 65.1 60.2-69.6 135 34.9 30.4-39.8
2500+ grams 820 573 69.8 66.6-72.9 247 30.2 27.1-33.4

*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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