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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? INJECTION (DEPO-PROVERA)1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 711 651 92.9 90.3-94.9 60 7.1 5.1- 9.7
Age
< 25 years 160 131 84.2 76.3-89.8 29 15.8 10.2-23.7
25-34 years 416 389 95.3 92.5-97.1 27 4.7 2.9- 7.5
35+ years 135 131 97.8 93.2-99.3 *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 402 379 95.2 92.5-97.0 23 4.8 3.0- 7.5
Non-Hispanic Black 116 96 87.3 77.3-93.3 20 12.7 6.7-22.7
Non-Hispanic Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 132 116 89.6 82.1-94.2 16 10.4 5.8-17.9
Education
< High School 95 74 80.3 68.6-88.4 21 19.7 11.6-31.4
High School 149 131 90.4 83.7-94.6 18 9.6 5.4-16.3
> High School 466 445 95.9 93.0-97.6 21 4.1 2.4- 7.0
Marital Status
Married 466 446 96.4 94.0-97.9 20 3.6 2.1- 6.0
Other 245 205 87.0 81.0-91.3 40 13.0 8.7-19.0
Medicaid recipient
No 395 379 97.0 94.7-98.4 16 3.0 1.6- 5.3
Yes 316 272 88.1 83.1-91.8 44 11.9 8.2-16.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 210 179 83.9 78.0-88.5 31 16.1 11.5-22.0
2500+ grams 501 472 93.7 90.8-95.7 29 6.3 4.3- 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%.

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