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?1
Birth Control Type Total Respondent NO  YES 
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Tubes tied or blocked (female sterilization, Essure, Adiana) 722 636 89.0 86.1-91.4  86 11.0 8.6-13.9 
Vasectomy^ 713 683 96.0 94.0-97.3  30 4.0 2.7- 6.0 
Birth Control Pill   712 532 72.9 68.8-76.6  180 27.1 23.4-31.2 
Condoms   717 516 71.8 67.8-75.4  201 28.2 24.6-32.2 
Injection (Depo-Provera)   711 651 92.9 90.3-94.9  60 7.1 5.1- 9.7 
Contraceptive Implant (Implanon)  711 660 93.3 90.8-95.1  51 6.7 4.9- 9.2 
Contraceptive patch or ring^ 712 695 97.4 95.5-98.5  17 2.6 1.5- 4.5 
IUD (including Mirena or ParaGard)   711 603 82.6 79.0-85.7  108 17.4 14.3-21.0 
Natural family planning (including rhythm method)^  713 691 97.1 95.4-98.1  22 2.9 1.9- 4.6 
Withdrawal   733 559 75.0 71.1-78.5  174 25.0 21.5-28.9 
Not having sex (abstinence) 731 634 87.3 84.1-89.9  97 12.7 10.1-15.9 
Other-Unspecified^ 716 701 97.8 96.0-98.8  15 2.2 1.2- 4.0 
1Asked only of mothers who reported current use of contraception.
^Detailed tables are available for all the contraceptive methods except for Vasectomy, Rhythm Method; Contraceptive Patch; Other Unspecified Methods. 
#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
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.
This page was generated on 9/19/2019