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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? WITHDRAWAL (PULLING OUT)1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 733 559 75.0 71.1-78.5 174 25.0 21.5-28.9
Age
< 25 years 169 117 66.8 57.8-74.7 52 33.2 25.3-42.2
25-34 years 426 328 76.7 71.8-81.0 98 23.3 19.0-28.2
35+ years 138 114 81.8 73.1-88.2 24 18.2 11.8-26.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 412 321 76.6 71.8-80.9 91 23.4 19.1-28.2
Non-Hispanic Black 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 135 100 75.0 66.1-82.2 35 25.0 17.8-33.9
Education
< High School 97 69 74.6 63.7-83.2 28 25.4 16.8-36.3
High School 159 118 72.3 63.1-80.0 41 27.7 20.0-36.9
> High School 476 372 76.2 71.5-80.4 104 23.8 19.6-28.5
Marital Status
Married 477 366 76.0 71.5-80.0 111 24.0 20.0-28.5
Other 256 193 73.4 65.9-79.7 63 26.6 20.3-34.1
Medicaid recipient
No 404 312 76.5 71.6-80.9 92 23.5 19.1-28.4
Yes 329 247 73.3 67.0-78.8 82 26.7 21.2-33.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 216 169 77.5 71.3-82.7 47 22.5 17.3-28.7
2500+ grams 517 390 74.8 70.6-78.6 127 25.2 21.4-29.4

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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