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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Family Planning

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  Total
Respond.#
Tubes tied Vasectomy Pill Condoms Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 902 184 23.4 18.8-28.7 86 8.0 6.0-10.7 354 35.6 31.0-40.5 172 20.4 16.2-25.4 106 12.5 9.4-16.4
GENDER
Female 902 184 23.4 18.8-28.7 86 8.0 6.0-10.7 354 35.6 31.0-40.5 172 20.4 16.2-25.4 106 12.5 9.4-16.4
RACE
White 660 126 22.6 17.1-29.2 79 10.6 7.9-14.1 272 39.1 33.4-45.2 114 17.6 12.9-23.5 69 10.1 7.0-14.3
African American 186 50 30.0 20.6-41.3 5 2.2 0.5- 8.9 61 25.9 18.5-34.9 38 22.2 14.2-32.9 32 19.8 12.2-30.5
Other Minorities 42 5 13.4 4.5-33.8 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4 17 34.3 18.5-54.5 15 38.1 20.7-59.3 3 13.2 3.6-38.2
HISPANIC
Yes 27 3 19.0 4.4-54.5 2 2.4 0.5-10.2 12 28.6 12.3-53.3 4 15.8 3.6-48.6 6 34.3 10.6-69.8
No 874 181 23.7 19.0-29.1 84 8.3 6.2-11.0 342 36.0 31.3-41.0 167 20.3 16.1-25.4 100 11.8 8.9-15.5
AGE
18-24 179 7 4.6 1.7-12.0 2 1.8 0.4- 6.9 92 41.6 31.8-52.2 48 29.6 20.2-41.2 30 22.3 13.7-34.1
25-34 384 54 16.3 11.4-22.8 20 5.8 3.2-10.3 187 47.7 40.0-55.6 76 20.2 14.0-28.4 47 9.9 6.6-14.6
35-44 339 123 45.1 36.3-54.1 64 15.1 10.8-20.9 75 17.3 12.3-23.6 48 14.0 9.5-20.2 29 8.5 5.1-13.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 19 48.0 26.5-70.3 1 1.7 0.2-11.5 6 12.5 4.4-30.7 12 24.4 9.0-51.0 8 13.5 4.7-33.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 240 66 32.7 23.3-43.7 22 6.7 3.7-11.9 70 24.1 16.9-33.3 45 18.6 12.4-27.1 37 17.9 11.0-27.7
Some Post-H.S. 276 56 22.7 16.5-30.5 30 9.1 5.3-15.0 107 41.0 33.1-49.5 51 17.1 11.5-24.6 32 10.1 6.2-15.9
College Graduate 339 43 8.9 5.9-13.0 33 10.0 6.5-15.1 170 47.6 39.4-56.0 64 24.2 16.7-33.7 29 9.3 5.7-14.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 58 12 37.3 17.6-62.4 0 0.0 . - . 16 22.3 10.6-41.1 17 20.1 9.3-38.0 13 20.3 9.7-37.6
$15,000- 24,999 150 27 19.2 11.2-31.0 3 1.4 0.4- 4.9 58 32.8 23.5-43.8 40 28.2 18.9-39.8 22 18.4 10.9-29.4
$25,000- 34,999 152 32 27.4 15.2-44.2 11 7.0 3.1-14.9 70 41.3 29.6-54.0 25 15.2 8.0-27.0 14 9.1 3.9-19.8
$35,000- 49,999 184 45 26.3 17.9-36.9 22 10.5 5.6-18.8 67 36.0 27.0-46.1 34 20.3 13.3-29.7 16 6.9 3.4-13.5
$50,000+ 267 48 18.4 12.7-25.7 43 13.6 9.2-19.7 106 37.2 28.4-47.0 41 18.7 10.8-30.2 29 12.2 6.7-21.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 56 10 16.5 8.3-29.9 10 21.0 10.0-39.0 23 41.1 27.0-56.9 10 15.8 7.9-29.2 3 5.6 1.7-16.4
Cumberland 61 12 18.3 10.2-30.7 3 3.7 1.2-11.2 26 49.0 35.7-62.4 14 21.0 12.0-34.2 6 7.9 3.5-16.9
Durham 67 10 15.6 7.3-30.2 3 4.0 1.3-11.9 30 46.2 32.5-60.4 18 26.7 16.3-40.6 6 7.5 3.2-16.5
Forsyth 50 14 22.8 13.1-36.8 5 9.4 3.7-22.1 16 30.7 18.9-45.7 9 20.5 10.6-36.1 6 16.4 7.1-33.8
Gaston 78 18 20.4 12.6-31.3 5 5.7 2.3-13.4 29 39.1 28.1-51.3 16 21.7 13.0-34.0 10 13.1 7.0-23.0
Guilford 54 6 10.2 4.3-22.2 2 3.8 0.9-14.0 24 46.4 32.3-61.1 16 29.8 17.8-45.4 6 9.8 4.3-20.7
Mecklenburg 67 10 16.3 8.3-29.6 12 16.8 8.7-29.9 26 41.4 28.9-55.3 11 17.7 9.1-31.6 8 7.7 3.7-15.4
New Hanover 63 8 10.4 5.1-20.1 7 11.1 5.2-22.2 30 48.9 35.4-62.5 12 21.3 11.6-35.6 6 8.3 3.6-17.7
Onslow 85 17 17.0 10.4-26.4 8 7.3 3.5-14.7 38 45.9 34.8-57.4 8 11.9 5.6-23.5 14 17.9 10.4-29.0
Wake 72 11 13.3 7.2-23.1 5 6.5 2.6-15.0 30 39.1 27.6-51.9 14 23.9 14.0-37.6 12 17.3 9.5-29.4
Western NC 61 16 25.9 15.9-39.4 7 8.2 3.7-17.2 21 37.3 25.2-51.1 7 11.1 5.0-22.8 10 17.5 9.1-31.1
Piedmont NC 88 28 28.5 17.6-42.7 7 4.6 1.9-10.9 24 29.5 19.7-41.8 19 26.4 15.2-41.8 10 10.9 5.7-20.0
Eastern NC 100 24 29.7 19.2-42.9 12 9.7 5.2-17.6 37 30.9 20.7-43.3 18 15.3 9.1-24.6 9 14.4 7.1-26.9

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* This question was asked of female respondents who reported being ages 18-44 years old.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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