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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? WITHDRAWAL (PULLING OUT)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1203 1057 87.8 85.6-89.8 146 12.2 10.2-14.4
Age
< 20 years 130 112 84.3 75.3-90.5 18 15.7 9.5-24.7
20-24 years 287 248 88.4 83.6-91.9 39 11.6 8.1-16.4
25-34 years 605 526 86.5 83.1-89.3 79 13.5 10.7-16.9
35+ years 181 171 94.2 89.1-97.0 10 5.8 3.0-10.9
Race
White 863 755 87.2 84.5-89.5 108 12.8 10.5-15.5
Black 287 256 89.1 83.9-92.7 31 10.9 7.3-16.1
Other 53 46 92.5 82.1-97.1 7 7.5 2.9-17.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 171 150 89.1 82.7-93.3 21 10.9 6.7-17.3
No 1031 906 87.6 85.1-89.7 125 12.4 10.3-14.9
Education
< High School 231 201 86.9 81.0-91.2 30 13.1 8.8-19.0
High School 326 289 88.9 84.3-92.3 37 11.1 7.7-15.7
> High School 642 563 87.6 84.5-90.1 79 12.4 9.9-15.5
Marital Status
Married 724 628 86.6 83.5-89.1 96 13.4 10.9-16.5
Other 479 429 89.6 86.0-92.4 50 10.4 7.6-14.0
Income
14,999 or less 327 284 86.4 81.4-90.3 43 13.6 9.7-18.6
15,000-24,999 158 139 89.0 82.3-93.4 19 11.0 6.6-17.7
25,000-49,999 238 217 90.2 85.0-93.7 21 9.8 6.3-15.0
50,000 or more 389 335 86.1 81.9-89.5 54 13.9 10.5-18.1
WIC recipient
No 659 574 86.0 82.8-88.8 85 14.0 11.2-17.2
Yes 538 478 90.1 86.8-92.6 60 9.9 7.4-13.2
Medicaid recipient
No 559 487 86.3 82.8-89.2 72 13.7 10.8-17.2
Yes 644 570 89.1 86.0-91.6 74 10.9 8.4-14.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 383 337 88.0 84.4-90.9 46 12.0 9.1-15.6
2500+ grams 820 720 87.8 85.4-89.9 100 12.2 10.1-14.6

*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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