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2018 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? CONDOMS1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 717 516 71.8 67.8-75.4 201 28.2 24.6-32.2
Age
< 25 years 160 114 74.7 66.1-81.8 46 25.3 18.2-33.9
25-34 years 421 304 71.3 66.1-76.1 117 28.7 23.9-33.9
35+ years 136 98 68.8 59.2-77.0 38 31.2 23.0-40.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 404 305 75.3 70.4-79.6 99 24.7 20.4-29.6
Non-Hispanic Black 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 133 91 67.7 58.3-76.0 42 32.3 24.0-41.7
Education
< High School 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 150 113 76.1 67.6-82.9 37 23.9 17.1-32.4
> High School 471 343 72.5 67.6-76.9 128 27.5 23.1-32.4
Marital Status
Married 471 325 68.6 63.8-73.0 146 31.4 27.0-36.2
Other 246 191 77.3 70.0-83.2 55 22.7 16.8-30.0
Medicaid recipient
No 400 281 70.3 65.1-75.0 119 29.7 25.0-34.9
Yes 317 235 73.5 67.2-79.0 82 26.5 21.0-32.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 212 157 75.4 69.2-80.7 55 24.6 19.3-30.8
2500+ grams 505 359 71.5 67.2-75.4 146 28.5 24.6-32.8

1Asked only of mothers who reported current use of contraception.

Phase 7 (2012-2015) question: What kind of birth control are you or your husband or partner using now to keep from getting pregnant?
Tubes tied or blocked (female sterilization, Essure, Adiana)
Vasectomy (male sterilization)
Birth control pill
Condoms
Injection (Depo-Provera)
Contraceptive implant (Implanon)
Contraceptive patch (OrthoEvra) or vaginal ring (NuvaRing)
IUD (including Mirena or ParaGard)
Natural family planning (including rhythm method)
Withdrawal (pulling out)
Not having sex (abstinence)
Other

Phase 8 (2016-2020) question: What kind of birth control are you or your husband or partner using now to keep from getting pregnant?
Tubes tied or blocked (female sterilization or Essure)
Vasectomy (male sterilization)
Birth control pills
Condoms
Shots or injection (Depo-Provera)
Contraceptive patch (OrthoEra) or vaginal ring (NuvaRing)
IUD (including Mirena, ParaGard, Liletta, or Skyla)
Contraceptive implant in the arm (Nexplanon or Implanon)
Natural family planning (including rhythm method)
Withdrawal (pulling out)
Not having sex (abstinence)
Other

2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.
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.
The overall weighted response rate in 2018 was 53%.

This page was generated on 10OCT19

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