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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? IUD (INCLUDING MIRENA OR PARAGARD)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 712 585 81.1 77.4-84.3 127 18.9 15.7-22.6
Age
< 20 years 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 134 109 82.4 73.3-88.8 25 17.6 11.2-26.7
25-34 years 430 349 78.9 74.0-83.2 81 21.1 16.8-26.0
35+ years 111 94 85.4 76.2-91.5 17 14.6 8.5-23.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 389 311 78.2 73.0-82.7 78 21.8 17.3-27.0
Non-Hispanic Black 163 141 85.7 77.3-91.3 22 14.3 8.7-22.7
Non-Hispanic Other 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 104 89 85.9 76.4-92.0 15 14.1 8.0-23.6
Education
< High School 99 85 86.5 76.4-92.7 14 13.5 7.3-23.6
High School 132 110 83.3 74.4-89.5 22 16.7 10.5-25.6
> High School 477 386 78.9 74.2-82.9 91 21.1 17.1-25.8
Marital Status
Married 468 375 79.6 75.1-83.5 93 20.4 16.5-24.9
Other 244 210 83.7 76.8-88.8 34 16.3 11.2-23.2
WIC recipient
No 426 340 79.0 74.1-83.1 86 21.0 16.9-25.9
Yes 275 235 83.4 77.2-88.1 40 16.6 11.9-22.8
Medicaid recipient
No 437 337 76.2 71.2-80.5 100 23.8 19.5-28.8
Yes 275 248 88.0 82.1-92.2 27 12.0 7.8-17.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 246 213 86.9 82.1-90.5 33 13.1 9.5-17.9
2500+ grams 466 372 80.6 76.6-84.1 94 19.4 15.9-23.4

*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.

This page was generated on 26OCT17

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