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2011 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 833 593 70.0 66.2-73.5 240 30.0 26.5-33.8
Age
< 20 years 60 27 40.0 26.4-55.3 33 60.0 44.7-73.6
20-24 years 211 142 66.7 58.8-73.7 69 33.3 26.3-41.2
25-34 years 442 334 75.0 70.1-79.3 108 25.0 20.7-29.9
35+ years 120 90 74.8 64.7-82.8 30 25.2 17.2-35.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 459 335 71.9 67.0-76.4 124 28.1 23.6-33.0
Non-Hispanic Black 214 152 67.3 58.9-74.8 62 32.7 25.2-41.1
Non-Hispanic Other 42 27 72.1 54.7-84.8 15 27.9 15.2-45.3
Latina 108 72 65.9 55.4-75.0 36 34.1 25.0-44.6
Education
< High School 145 93 61.5 51.7-70.5 52 38.5 29.5-48.3
High School 175 128 72.5 64.1-79.6 47 27.5 20.4-35.9
> High School 512 371 71.6 66.9-75.9 141 28.4 24.1-33.1
Marital Status
Married 478 349 73.1 68.3-77.4 129 26.9 22.6-31.7
Other 354 243 65.6 59.4-71.3 111 34.4 28.7-40.6
WIC recipient
No 398 280 69.4 64.0-74.4 118 30.6 25.6-36.0
Yes 432 310 70.4 65.0-75.2 122 29.6 24.8-35.0
Medicaid recipient
No 346 249 72.2 66.6-77.3 97 27.8 22.7-33.4
Yes 487 344 68.4 63.3-73.1 143 31.6 26.9-36.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 277 199 72.2 66.6-77.1 78 27.8 22.9-33.4
2500+ grams 556 394 69.8 65.7-73.6 162 30.2 26.4-34.3

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

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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