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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? PILL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1203 886 74.5 71.7-77.2 317 25.5 22.8-28.3
Age
< 20 years 130 99 76.5 66.9-83.9 31 23.5 16.1-33.1
20-24 years 287 203 71.3 65.0-76.9 84 28.7 23.1-35.0
25-34 years 605 439 74.4 70.4-78.1 166 25.6 21.9-29.6
35+ years 181 145 79.1 71.8-84.9 36 20.9 15.1-28.2
Race
White 863 615 72.9 69.5-76.1 248 27.1 23.9-30.5
Black 287 225 77.7 71.4-82.9 62 22.3 17.1-28.6
Other 53 46 88.3 74.6-95.1 7 11.7 4.9-25.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 171 129 77.3 69.6-83.6 42 22.7 16.4-30.4
No 1031 756 74.0 70.9-76.9 275 26.0 23.1-29.1
Education
< High School 231 182 77.4 70.5-83.0 49 22.6 17.0-29.5
High School 326 253 78.4 72.8-83.0 73 21.6 17.0-27.2
> High School 642 448 71.4 67.4-75.0 194 28.6 25.0-32.6
Marital Status
Married 724 510 72.0 68.3-75.5 214 28.0 24.5-31.7
Other 479 376 78.1 73.6-82.1 103 21.9 17.9-26.4
Income
14,999 or less 327 260 76.8 70.9-81.8 67 23.2 18.2-29.1
15,000-24,999 158 121 79.5 71.7-85.7 37 20.5 14.3-28.3
25,000-49,999 238 176 76.8 70.4-82.1 62 23.2 17.9-29.6
50,000 or more 389 262 68.9 63.7-73.7 127 31.1 26.3-36.3
WIC recipient
No 659 461 70.8 66.8-74.5 198 29.2 25.5-33.2
Yes 538 420 78.7 74.4-82.4 118 21.3 17.6-25.6
Medicaid recipient
No 559 378 69.9 65.6-73.9 181 30.1 26.1-34.4
Yes 644 508 78.4 74.5-81.8 136 21.6 18.2-25.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 383 281 74.8 70.4-78.8 102 25.2 21.2-29.6
2500+ grams 820 605 74.5 71.4-77.4 215 25.5 22.6-28.6

*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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