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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? INJECTION ONCE EVERY 3 MONTHS (DEPO-PROVERA)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1016 917 89.7 87.1-91.7 99 10.3 8.3-12.9
Age
< 20 years 106 89 86.6 76.7-92.7 17 13.4 7.3-23.3
20-24 years 238 198 82.2 75.5-87.3 40 17.8 12.7-24.5
25-34 years 525 489 92.1 88.8-94.5 36 7.9 5.5-11.2
35+ years 147 141 97.6 93.6-99.1 6 2.4 0.9- 6.4
Race
White 749 698 92.6 90.0-94.5 51 7.4 5.5-10.0
Black 224 177 78.6 70.9-84.7 47 21.4 15.3-29.1
Other 43 42 96.5 79.1-99.5 1 3.5 0.5-20.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 113 84.5 76.3-90.2 20 15.5 9.8-23.7
No 883 804 90.7 88.0-92.8 79 9.3 7.2-12.0
Education
< High School 174 141 82.6 74.7-88.4 33 17.4 11.6-25.3
High School 285 247 85.6 80.1-89.8 38 14.4 10.2-19.9
> High School 554 526 94.9 92.2-96.7 28 5.1 3.3- 7.8
Marital Status
Married 619 591 95.2 92.7-96.8 28 4.8 3.2- 7.3
Other 397 326 82.4 77.4-86.4 71 17.6 13.6-22.6
Income
14,999 or less 186 150 82.9 75.4-88.5 36 17.1 11.5-24.6
15,000-24,999 242 210 85.0 78.9-89.5 32 15.0 10.5-21.1
25,000-49,999 209 193 91.4 85.3-95.1 16 8.6 4.9-14.7
50,000 or more 324 315 97.5 94.5-98.9 9 2.5 1.1- 5.5
WIC recipient
No 535 507 94.6 91.7-96.5 28 5.4 3.5- 8.3
Yes 479 408 84.8 80.5-88.3 71 15.2 11.7-19.5
Medicaid recipient
No 498 479 96.5 94.0-97.9 19 3.5 2.1- 6.0
Yes 518 438 84.0 79.8-87.4 80 16.0 12.6-20.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 344 304 87.3 83.3-90.5 40 12.7 9.5-16.7
2500+ grams 672 613 89.9 87.1-92.1 59 10.1 7.9-12.9

*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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