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2009 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? CONDOMS*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1016 736 72.7 69.4-75.8 280 27.3 24.2-30.6
Age
< 20 years 106 73 66.3 54.6-76.4 33 33.7 23.6-45.4
20-24 years 238 161 69.3 62.1-75.7 77 30.7 24.3-37.9
25-34 years 525 391 75.5 71.0-79.4 134 24.5 20.6-29.0
35+ years 147 111 74.3 65.4-81.6 36 25.7 18.4-34.6
Race
White 749 546 73.7 69.9-77.1 203 26.3 22.9-30.1
Black 224 162 71.2 63.1-78.2 62 28.8 21.8-36.9
Other 43 28 63.3 45.9-77.9 15 36.7 22.1-54.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 85 66.4 56.9-74.7 48 33.6 25.3-43.1
No 883 651 73.9 70.4-77.2 232 26.1 22.8-29.6
Education
< High School 174 122 70.4 61.6-77.8 52 29.6 22.2-38.4
High School 285 211 74.6 68.2-80.1 74 25.4 19.9-31.8
> High School 554 401 72.7 68.3-76.7 153 27.3 23.3-31.7
Marital Status
Married 619 448 73.2 69.1-77.0 171 26.8 23.0-30.9
Other 397 288 72.1 66.5-77.1 109 27.9 22.9-33.5
Income
14,999 or less 186 129 69.0 60.3-76.5 57 31.0 23.5-39.7
15,000-24,999 242 177 73.8 67.0-79.7 65 26.2 20.3-33.0
25,000-49,999 209 147 70.5 62.8-77.1 62 29.5 22.9-37.2
50,000 or more 324 242 76.5 71.0-81.2 82 23.5 18.8-29.0
WIC recipient
No 535 384 72.0 67.5-76.1 151 28.0 23.9-32.5
Yes 479 351 73.5 68.5-78.0 128 26.5 22.0-31.5
Medicaid recipient
No 498 361 73.3 68.8-77.4 137 26.7 22.6-31.2
Yes 518 375 72.2 67.4-76.6 143 27.8 23.4-32.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 344 244 71.7 66.8-76.2 100 28.3 23.8-33.2
2500+ grams 672 492 72.8 69.2-76.1 180 27.2 23.9-30.8

*Asked only of mothers who reported current use of contraception.

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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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