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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? PILL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 833 626 74.6 71.0-77.9 207 25.4 22.1-29.0
Age
< 20 years 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 211 158 74.0 66.5-80.3 53 26.0 19.7-33.5
25-34 years 442 327 72.9 67.9-77.3 115 27.1 22.7-32.1
35+ years 120 96 78.9 68.9-86.3 24 21.1 13.7-31.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 459 336 72.8 67.9-77.2 123 27.2 22.8-32.1
Non-Hispanic Black 214 168 79.1 71.7-85.0 46 20.9 15.0-28.3
Non-Hispanic Other 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 108 83 75.5 65.6-83.3 25 24.5 16.7-34.4
Education
< High School 145 111 77.2 68.1-84.2 34 22.8 15.8-31.9
High School 175 136 74.8 66.5-81.6 39 25.2 18.4-33.5
> High School 512 378 73.6 69.1-77.7 134 26.4 22.3-30.9
Marital Status
Married 478 355 72.6 67.8-76.9 123 27.4 23.1-32.2
Other 354 270 77.2 71.7-82.0 84 22.8 18.0-28.3
WIC recipient
No 398 282 70.2 64.9-75.1 116 29.8 24.9-35.1
Yes 432 341 78.4 73.5-82.6 91 21.6 17.4-26.5
Medicaid recipient
No 346 241 69.0 63.3-74.2 105 31.0 25.8-36.7
Yes 487 385 78.5 73.9-82.5 102 21.5 17.5-26.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 277 215 77.8 72.5-82.3 62 22.2 17.7-27.5
2500+ grams 556 411 74.3 70.5-77.8 145 25.7 22.2-29.5

*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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