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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? TUBES TIED OR BLOCKED (FEMALE STERILIZATION OR ESSURE)1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 722 636 89.0 86.1-91.4 86 11.0 8.6-13.9
Age
< 25 years 160 154 95.8 89.6-98.4 *** *** ***
25-34 years 422 377 90.4 86.6-93.2 45 9.6 6.8-13.4
35+ years 140 105 75.3 65.8-82.8 35 24.7 17.2-34.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 406 360 90.4 86.9-93.0 46 9.6 7.0-13.1
Non-Hispanic Black 120 102 82.4 71.8-89.6 18 17.6 10.4-28.2
Non-Hispanic Other 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 134 117 88.9 81.8-93.5 17 11.1 6.5-18.2
Education
< High School 96 88 92.7 82.1-97.3 *** *** ***
High School 152 133 88.0 79.7-93.2 19 12.0 6.8-20.3
> High School 473 414 88.7 85.1-91.5 59 11.3 8.5-14.9
Marital Status
Married 473 416 89.3 85.8-92.0 57 10.7 8.0-14.2
Other 249 220 88.6 82.6-92.8 29 11.4 7.2-17.4
Medicaid recipient
No 402 358 88.9 84.8-92.0 44 11.1 8.0-15.2
Yes 320 278 89.2 84.5-92.6 42 10.8 7.4-15.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 215 180 83.2 77.5-87.8 35 16.8 12.2-22.5
2500+ grams 507 456 89.5 86.3-92.1 51 10.5 7.9-13.7

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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