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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? SHOT ONCE A MONTH (LUNELLE)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1203 1200 99.7 98.9-99.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1
Age
< 20 years 130 130 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 287 285 98.9 95.6-99.7 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4
25-34 years 605 605 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35+ years 181 180 99.8 98.8- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
Race
White 863 861 99.8 98.8- 100 2 0.2 0.0- 1.2
Black 287 286 99.3 95.5-99.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5
Other 53 53 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 171 170 99.1 94.2-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 5.8
No 1031 1029 99.8 99.0- 100 2 0.2 0.0- 1.0
Education
< High School 231 229 98.7 95.0-99.7 2 1.3 0.3- 5.0
High School 326 325 99.9 99.4- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
> High School 642 642 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Marital Status
Married 724 723 99.8 98.3- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
Other 479 477 99.6 97.9-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 2.1
Income
14,999 or less 327 326 99.5 96.4-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6
15,000-24,999 158 158 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-49,999 238 238 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
50,000 or more 389 389 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 659 659 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 538 535 99.3 97.7-99.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3
Medicaid recipient
No 559 559 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 644 641 99.4 98.0-99.8 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 383 382 99.7 97.9- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
2500+ grams 820 818 99.7 98.8-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2

*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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