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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

Family Planning

Are you or your husband/partner using any kind of birth control now? Birth control means having your tubes tied, vasectomy, the pill, condoms, diaphragm, foam, rhythm, Norplant, shots (Depo-Provera) or [any way] to keep from getting pregnant*.

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No Not Sexually Active
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,499 917 61.4 57.5-65.2 376 26.0 22.7-29.7 206 12.5 10.2-15.3
Piedmont NC 147 90 61.7 51.6-70.9 36 24.8 17.0-34.9 21 13.4 8.1-21.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 88 57 73.7 63.2-82.1 20 17.2 10.7-26.5 11 9.1 4.7-16.8
Cumberland 116 61 52.3 42.4-62.1 41 34.5 25.8-44.4 14 13.2 7.4-22.4
Durham 113 70 62.6 51.6-72.3 25 23.4 15.5-33.8 18 14.0 8.1-23.3
Forsyth 96 50 51.0 38.2-63.6 27 34.5 22.1-49.5 19 14.5 8.7-23.1
Gaston 115 78 67.1 56.2-76.5 26 23.2 15.3-33.6 11 9.6 4.5-19.3
Guilford 103 54 54.0 43.3-64.4 33 32.8 23.6-43.4 16 13.2 7.6-22.1
Mecklenburg 111 69 61.9 51.5-71.3 27 25.9 18.0-35.7 15 12.2 6.9-20.8
New Hanover 97 63 64.6 52.8-74.8 18 19.3 11.8-30.1 16 16.1 8.9-27.3
Onslow 130 86 67.6 57.5-76.2 31 24.4 16.8-34.1 13 8.0 3.9-15.5
Wake 119 75 62.7 52.4-71.9 28 25.6 17.5-35.7 16 11.8 6.8-19.6
Western NC 111 61 54.1 43.9-64.0 33 34.5 25.3-45.0 17 11.4 7.0-18.1
Piedmont NC 147 90 61.7 51.6-70.9 36 24.8 17.0-34.9 21 13.4 8.1-21.5
Eastern NC 153 103 64.7 55.2-73.2 31 23.0 16.0-31.9 19 12.3 7.2-20.0

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Piedmont North Carolina. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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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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