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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse or other health care worker talk with you about ? BIRTH CONTROL METHODS TO USE AFTER MY PREGNANCY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1342 207 14.0 12.0-16.1 1135 86.0 83.9-88.0
Age
< 20 years 146 14 6.9 3.5-13.1 132 93.1 86.9-96.5
20-24 years 312 39 9.8 6.7-14.1 273 90.2 85.9-93.3
25-34 years 679 113 15.7 12.9-18.9 566 84.3 81.1-87.1
35+ years 205 41 20.4 14.9-27.3 164 79.6 72.7-85.1
Race
White 954 155 14.7 12.4-17.3 799 85.3 82.7-87.6
Black 323 33 9.2 6.2-13.5 290 90.8 86.5-93.8
Other 65 19 24.8 15.0-38.0 46 75.2 62.0-85.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 181 21 11.5 7.2-17.8 160 88.5 82.2-92.8
No 1160 186 14.4 12.3-16.8 974 85.6 83.2-87.7
Education
< High School 259 28 9.1 5.9-13.7 231 90.9 86.3-94.1
High School 361 44 12.2 8.8-16.7 317 87.8 83.3-91.2
> High School 718 135 17.1 14.3-20.3 583 82.9 79.7-85.7
Marital Status
Married 820 146 16.7 14.1-19.7 674 83.3 80.3-85.9
Other 522 61 9.9 7.4-13.1 461 90.1 86.9-92.6
Income
14,999 or less 361 40 9.7 6.7-13.9 321 90.3 86.1-93.3
15,000-24,999 173 23 12.0 7.6-18.5 150 88.0 81.5-92.4
25,000-49,999 263 35 13.2 9.3-18.3 228 86.8 81.7-90.7
50,000 or more 439 95 20.2 16.4-24.6 344 79.8 75.4-83.6
WIC recipient
No 730 144 18.4 15.5-21.7 586 81.6 78.3-84.5
Yes 609 61 8.9 6.6-11.8 548 91.1 88.2-93.4
Medicaid recipient
No 631 131 19.5 16.3-23.1 500 80.5 76.9-83.7
Yes 711 76 9.3 7.2-12.0 635 90.7 88.0-92.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 434 76 17.0 13.8-20.7 358 83.0 79.3-86.2
2500+ grams 908 131 13.7 11.6-16.1 777 86.3 83.9-88.4

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

#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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