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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? RHYTHM METHOD OR NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1016 982 96.5 95.0-97.6 34 3.5 2.4- 5.0
Age
< 20 years 106 105 98.7 91.6-99.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.4
20-24 years 238 228 95.4 90.8-97.7 10 4.6 2.3- 9.2
25-34 years 525 509 97.1 95.0-98.3 16 2.9 1.7- 5.0
35+ years 147 140 94.6 88.7-97.5 7 5.4 2.5-11.3
Race
White 749 720 96.1 94.3-97.4 29 3.9 2.6- 5.7
Black 224 222 98.3 93.3-99.6 2 1.7 0.4- 6.7
Other 43 40 93.9 80.7-98.3 3 6.1 1.7-19.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 129 97.1 91.8-99.0 4 2.9 1.0- 8.2
No 883 853 96.4 94.7-97.6 30 3.6 2.4- 5.3
Education
< High School 174 171 98.1 93.2-99.5 3 1.9 0.5- 6.8
High School 285 280 98.5 95.8-99.5 5 1.5 0.5- 4.2
> High School 554 528 94.7 92.0-96.5 26 5.3 3.5- 8.0
Marital Status
Married 619 591 95.5 93.3-97.0 28 4.5 3.0- 6.7
Other 397 391 97.8 95.2-99.0 6 2.2 1.0- 4.8
Income
14,999 or less 186 183 99.2 96.7-99.8 3 0.8 0.2- 3.3
15,000-24,999 242 236 97.2 93.6-98.8 6 2.8 1.2- 6.4
25,000-49,999 209 198 93.3 88.0-96.4 11 6.7 3.6-12.0
50,000 or more 324 311 96.3 93.3-98.0 13 3.7 2.0- 6.7
WIC recipient
No 535 511 95.2 92.7-96.9 24 4.8 3.1- 7.3
Yes 479 469 97.8 95.5-98.9 10 2.2 1.1- 4.5
Medicaid recipient
No 498 475 94.6 91.8-96.5 23 5.4 3.5- 8.2
Yes 518 507 98.1 96.2-99.0 11 1.9 1.0- 3.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 344 336 98.0 96.2-99.0 8 2.0 1.0- 3.8
2500+ grams 672 646 96.4 94.7-97.5 26 3.6 2.5- 5.3

*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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