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2015 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 712 530 72.0 67.8-75.9 182 28.0 24.1-32.2
Age
< 20 years 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 134 91 60.2 49.5-70.1 43 39.8 29.9-50.5
25-34 years 430 329 75.4 70.1-80.0 101 24.6 20.0-29.9
35+ years 111 83 74.6 64.1-82.8 28 25.4 17.2-35.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 389 284 72.1 66.5-77.0 105 27.9 23.0-33.5
Non-Hispanic Black 163 128 71.5 61.4-79.9 35 28.5 20.1-38.6
Non-Hispanic Other 44 28 67.2 49.9-80.9 16 32.8 19.1-50.1
Latina 104 82 74.4 62.2-83.6 22 25.6 16.4-37.8
Education
< High School 99 73 69.3 56.5-79.7 26 30.7 20.3-43.5
High School 132 101 74.6 64.3-82.7 31 25.4 17.3-35.7
> High School 477 353 71.6 66.5-76.2 124 28.4 23.8-33.5
Marital Status
Married 468 346 72.5 67.4-77.0 122 27.5 23.0-32.6
Other 244 184 71.3 63.5-78.1 60 28.7 21.9-36.5
WIC recipient
No 426 306 71.3 66.0-76.0 120 28.7 24.0-34.0
Yes 275 213 71.6 64.3-77.9 62 28.4 22.1-35.7
Medicaid recipient
No 437 316 70.6 65.3-75.4 121 29.4 24.6-34.7
Yes 275 214 74.1 66.8-80.2 61 25.9 19.8-33.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 246 193 78.8 73.3-83.5 53 21.2 16.5-26.7
2500+ grams 466 337 71.5 66.9-75.7 129 28.5 24.3-33.1

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

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% 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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