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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? IUD (INCLUDING MIRENA, PARAGARD, LILETTA, OR SKYLA)1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 711 603 82.6 79.0-85.7 108 17.4 14.3-21.0
Age
< 25 years 160 135 80.9 72.4-87.2 25 19.1 12.8-27.6
25-34 years 416 353 83.2 78.6-87.0 63 16.8 13.0-21.4
35+ years 135 115 83.2 74.5-89.3 20 16.8 10.7-25.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 402 331 79.5 74.6-83.8 71 20.5 16.2-25.4
Non-Hispanic Black 116 105 89.2 79.0-94.8 11 10.8 5.2-21.0
Non-Hispanic Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 132 114 84.3 75.7-90.2 18 15.7 9.8-24.3
Education
< High School 95 83 86.5 76.5-92.7 12 13.5 7.3-23.5
High School 149 128 83.5 75.1-89.4 21 16.5 10.6-24.9
> High School 466 391 81.6 77.0-85.4 75 18.4 14.6-23.0
Marital Status
Married 466 394 83.6 79.5-87.0 72 16.4 13.0-20.5
Other 245 209 80.9 73.8-86.5 36 19.1 13.5-26.2
Medicaid recipient
No 395 324 81.0 76.3-85.0 71 19.0 15.0-23.7
Yes 316 279 84.4 78.7-88.8 37 15.6 11.2-21.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 210 193 93.2 89.3-95.8 17 6.8 4.2-10.7
2500+ grams 501 410 81.7 77.9-85.0 91 18.3 15.0-22.1

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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