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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? IUD (INCLUDING MIRENA)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1016 828 80.0 76.9-82.7 188 20.0 17.3-23.1
Age
< 20 years 106 84 78.2 67.1-86.3 22 21.8 13.7-32.9
20-24 years 238 184 75.9 69.0-81.7 54 24.1 18.3-31.0
25-34 years 525 433 81.3 77.1-84.8 92 18.7 15.2-22.9
35+ years 147 127 84.2 76.1-90.0 20 15.8 10.0-23.9
Race
White 749 614 80.3 76.8-83.4 135 19.7 16.6-23.2
Black 224 178 78.7 71.1-84.7 46 21.3 15.3-28.9
Other 43 36 80.4 63.0-90.8 7 19.6 9.2-37.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 113 83.3 75.0-89.3 20 16.7 10.7-25.0
No 883 715 79.3 76.0-82.3 168 20.7 17.7-24.0
Education
< High School 174 151 84.5 76.7-90.0 23 15.5 10.0-23.3
High School 285 232 80.1 74.2-85.0 53 19.9 15.0-25.8
> High School 554 442 78.0 73.7-81.7 112 22.0 18.3-26.3
Marital Status
Married 619 513 81.4 77.7-84.6 106 18.6 15.4-22.3
Other 397 315 78.0 72.8-82.5 82 22.0 17.5-27.2
Income
14,999 or less 186 153 83.2 75.7-88.7 33 16.8 11.3-24.3
15,000-24,999 242 187 75.6 68.9-81.3 55 24.4 18.7-31.1
25,000-49,999 209 167 77.0 69.6-83.1 42 23.0 16.9-30.4
50,000 or more 324 273 83.2 78.2-87.3 51 16.8 12.7-21.8
WIC recipient
No 535 448 82.7 78.7-86.1 87 17.3 13.9-21.3
Yes 479 379 77.4 72.7-81.6 100 22.6 18.4-27.3
Medicaid recipient
No 498 413 81.5 77.3-85.1 85 18.5 14.9-22.7
Yes 518 415 78.7 74.2-82.6 103 21.3 17.4-25.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 344 293 85.1 80.9-88.5 51 14.9 11.5-19.1
2500+ grams 672 535 79.5 76.2-82.5 137 20.5 17.5-23.8

*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.

This page was generated on 28JUL11

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