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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? CONTRACEPTIVE IMPLANT IN THE ARM(NEXPLANON OR IMPLANON)1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 711 660 93.3 90.8-95.1 51 6.7 4.9- 9.2
Age
< 25 years 160 137 86.5 79.2-91.5 23 13.5 8.5-20.8
25-34 years 416 391 94.9 91.9-96.8 25 5.1 3.2- 8.1
35+ years 135 132 97.9 93.2-99.4 *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 402 386 96.8 94.4-98.2 16 3.2 1.8- 5.6
Non-Hispanic Black 116 110 95.3 86.7-98.5 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 132 105 79.0 70.1-85.8 27 21.0 14.2-29.9
Education
< High School 95 81 85.7 75.8-92.0 14 14.3 8.0-24.2
High School 149 135 90.8 83.8-95.0 14 9.2 5.0-16.2
> High School 466 443 95.4 92.5-97.2 23 4.6 2.8- 7.5
Marital Status
Married 466 443 95.5 93.0-97.1 23 4.5 2.9- 7.0
Other 245 217 89.6 84.0-93.4 28 10.4 6.6-16.0
Medicaid recipient
No 395 371 93.1 89.3-95.5 24 6.9 4.5-10.7
Yes 316 289 93.6 89.9-96.0 27 6.4 4.0-10.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 210 191 90.8 85.9-94.1 19 9.2 5.9-14.1
2500+ grams 501 469 93.5 90.8-95.5 32 6.5 4.5- 9.2

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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