2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
CONTRACEPTION
What method of birth control were you using when you got pregnant?1
Birth Control Type Total NO  YES 
Respond.# N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Birth Control Pill^ 162 113 68.4 59.4-76.2  49 31.6 23.8-40.6 
Condoms^  162 101 63.0 53.7-71.5  61 37.0 28.5-46.3 
Injection (Depo-Provera) 157 147 92.5 85.7-96.2  10 7.5 3.8-14.3 
Contraceptive Implant (Implanon) 154 149 95.3 87.5-98.3  5 4.7 1.7-12.5 
Contraceptive patch or vaginal ring 153 152 98.9 92.9-99.9  1 1.1 0.1- 7.1 
IUD (including Mirena or Pargard) 153 145 93.3 85.7-97.0  8 6.7 3.0-14.3 
Natural family planning (including rhythm method) 157 136 85.4 78.0-90.6  21 14.6 9.4-22.0 
Withdrawal (pulling out)^ 183 90 48.8 40.4-57.3  93 51.2 42.7-59.6 
Other 160 143 87.5 79.6-92.6  17 12.5 7.4-20.4 
1Asked of mothers that reported that they did not try to get pregnant and were using at least one method of birth control to keep from getting pregnant at the time of conception.
^Detailed tables are available for the following methods: Birth control pills; Condoms; Withdrawal. 
Overall prevalences are available for all the birth control types listed here.
#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