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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? RHYTHM METHOD OR NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1203 1154 95.7 94.3-96.8 49 4.3 3.2- 5.7
Age
< 20 years 130 128 99.6 98.3-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
20-24 years 287 277 96.1 92.5-98.0 10 3.9 2.0- 7.5
25-34 years 605 574 94.5 92.1-96.2 31 5.5 3.8- 7.9
35+ years 181 175 96.4 91.8-98.4 6 3.6 1.6- 8.2
Race
White 863 823 95.1 93.2-96.5 40 4.9 3.5- 6.8
Black 287 279 97.7 94.7-99.0 8 2.3 1.0- 5.3
Other 53 52 97.6 84.9-99.7 1 2.4 0.3-15.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 171 163 95.5 90.7-97.9 8 4.5 2.1- 9.3
No 1031 990 95.8 94.2-97.0 41 4.2 3.0- 5.8
Education
< High School 231 227 98.5 95.1-99.5 4 1.5 0.5- 4.9
High School 326 317 97.4 94.4-98.8 9 2.6 1.2- 5.6
> High School 642 606 93.6 91.2-95.4 36 6.4 4.6- 8.8
Marital Status
Married 724 687 94.8 92.7-96.3 37 5.2 3.7- 7.3
Other 479 467 97.1 94.7-98.4 12 2.9 1.6- 5.3
Income
14,999 or less 327 321 98.0 95.0-99.2 6 2.0 0.8- 5.0
15,000-24,999 158 152 96.3 91.6-98.4 6 3.7 1.6- 8.4
25,000-49,999 238 227 95.3 91.5-97.5 11 4.7 2.5- 8.5
50,000 or more 389 366 93.6 90.3-95.9 23 6.4 4.1- 9.7
WIC recipient
No 659 624 94.1 91.7-95.8 35 5.9 4.2- 8.3
Yes 538 524 97.6 95.6-98.7 14 2.4 1.3- 4.4
Medicaid recipient
No 559 527 93.9 91.3-95.7 32 6.1 4.3- 8.7
Yes 644 627 97.3 95.4-98.4 17 2.7 1.6- 4.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 383 372 97.2 95.0-98.4 11 2.8 1.6- 5.0
2500+ grams 820 782 95.6 94.0-96.8 38 4.4 3.2- 6.0

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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