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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

Are you or your husband or partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 903 200 20.7 17.7-24.0 703 79.3 76.0-82.3
Age
< 25 years 209 50 22.7 16.6-30.2 159 77.3 69.8-83.4
25-34 years 512 101 17.5 14.0-21.7 411 82.5 78.3-86.0
35+ years 182 49 27.0 20.0-35.3 133 73.0 64.7-80.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 495 96 17.1 13.9-20.9 399 82.9 79.1-86.1
Non-Hispanic Black 158 43 28.5 20.2-38.6 115 71.5 61.4-79.8
Non-Hispanic Other 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 162 32 19.3 13.3-27.1 130 80.7 72.9-86.7
Education
< High School 112 19 16.1 9.5-25.8 93 83.9 74.2-90.5
High School 197 51 26.8 19.7-35.2 146 73.2 64.8-80.3
> High School 593 130 19.5 16.1-23.3 463 80.5 76.7-83.9
Marital Status
Married 579 119 18.4 15.2-22.1 460 81.6 77.9-84.8
Other 324 81 24.4 19.0-30.8 243 75.6 69.2-81.0
Medicaid recipient
No 503 112 20.6 16.9-24.9 391 79.4 75.1-83.1
Yes 400 88 20.8 16.3-26.2 312 79.2 73.8-83.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 285 80 28.2 23.2-33.8 205 71.8 66.2-76.8
2500+ grams 618 120 20.0 16.9-23.6 498 80.0 76.4-83.1

1Asked of all mothers.
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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