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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Family Planning

Are you or your husband/wife/partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?
Some things people do to keep from getting pregnant include not having sex at certain times, using birth
control methods such as the pill, Norplant, shots or D epo-provera, condoms, diaphragm, foam, IUD, having
their tubes tied, or having a vasectomy.(If multiple partners consider usual method.)*.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Not Sexually Active Same sex partner
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,964 4,090 58.3 56.8-59.8 1,626 25.5 24.3-26.9 1,223 15.8 14.7-16.9 25 0.4 0.2- 0.6
-Cabarrus County 201 127 66.3 58.7-73.1 37 19.1 13.7-26.0 35 14.0 9.6-20.0 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5
GENDER
Male 114 67 62.5 52.4-71.7 24 22.1 14.7-31.7 22 15.0 9.3-23.1 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
Female 87 60 73.6 62.9-82.0 13 13.3 7.7-22.0 13 12.1 6.5-21.4 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1
RACE
White 158 100 67.5 59.4-74.8 28 18.5 12.9-26.0 28 13.1 8.7-19.2 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3
Other 40 26 64.9 46.1-79.9 8 20.8 9.4-40.0 6 14.4 5.5-32.4 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 156 103 70.6 62.5-77.6 26 16.1 10.9-23.2 25 12.5 8.1-18.7 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3
45+ 45 24 53.2 36.8-68.8 11 28.2 15.3-45.9 10 18.7 8.8-35.2 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 80 47 66.2 54.2-76.4 14 14.8 8.4-24.8 17 17.5 10.0-28.7 2 1.5 0.4- 6.1
Some College + 121 80 66.4 56.4-75.1 23 21.9 14.5-31.7 18 11.7 7.0-18.9 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 87 52 65.0 52.5-75.8 13 15.4 8.0-27.7 20 18.1 10.7-28.9 2 1.4 0.3- 5.7
$50,000+ 75 56 75.1 63.4-84.0 14 20.1 12.1-31.4 5 4.8 1.7-13.1 0 0.0 . - .

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* This question was asked of female respondents who reported being ages 18-44 years old and not pregnant
and of male respondents who reported being ages 18-59 years old.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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

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