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2014 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 801 597 73.3 69.5-76.7 204 26.7 23.3-30.5
Age
< 20 years 41 29 66.0 46.4-81.3 12 34.0 18.7-53.6
20-24 years 171 142 78.8 70.4-85.4 29 21.2 14.6-29.6
25-34 years 463 330 71.0 65.9-75.6 133 29.0 24.4-34.1
35+ years 126 96 75.7 66.2-83.2 30 24.3 16.8-33.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 430 311 71.3 66.1-76.0 119 28.7 24.0-33.9
Non-Hispanic Black 154 123 79.1 70.2-85.8 31 20.9 14.2-29.8
Non-Hispanic Other 43 27 58.0 39.8-74.2 16 42.0 25.8-60.2
Latina 160 124 75.2 66.3-82.3 36 24.8 17.7-33.7
Education
< High School 143 111 75.4 66.0-82.8 32 24.6 17.2-34.0
High School 148 105 69.4 59.8-77.5 43 30.6 22.5-40.2
> High School 509 381 74.1 69.5-78.3 128 25.9 21.7-30.5
Marital Status
Married 488 350 71.9 67.1-76.2 138 28.1 23.8-32.9
Other 313 247 75.4 69.0-80.9 66 24.6 19.1-31.0
WIC recipient
No 464 327 68.7 63.6-73.5 137 31.3 26.5-36.4
Yes 331 266 79.3 73.5-84.1 65 20.7 15.9-26.5
Medicaid recipient
No 499 348 68.2 63.3-72.8 151 31.8 27.2-36.7
Yes 302 249 81.1 75.1-85.9 53 18.9 14.1-24.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 285 224 77.5 72.0-82.1 61 22.5 17.9-28.0
2500+ grams 516 373 72.9 68.8-76.6 143 27.1 23.4-31.2

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

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** 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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