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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Family Planning

How do you feel about having a child now or sometime in the future? Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.^
Do NOT want to have one Do want to have one Not sure if do or don't
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,458 1,437 41.9 39.9-43.9 1,398 40.1 38.1-42.1 623 18.0 16.5-19.7
-Eastern NC 1,139 482 42.9 39.5-46.4 474 41.4 38.0-44.8 183 15.7 13.3-18.4
GENDER
Male 551 266 47.8 42.9-52.7 204 37.4 32.7-42.3 81 14.9 11.6-18.8
Female 588 216 36.3 31.8-40.9 270 46.9 42.2-51.6 102 16.9 13.6-20.8
RACE
White 741 306 42.6 38.4-46.8 311 40.4 36.3-44.6 124 17.1 14.0-20.6
African American 270 134 49.7 42.7-56.7 101 39.9 33.1-47.1 35 10.4 7.3-14.7
Other Minorities 4 3 93.9 60.1-99.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.1 0.6-39.9
AGE
18-24 214 39 18.7 13.2-25.8 145 66.4 58.3-73.5 30 15.0 10.0-21.8
25-34 470 145 31.1 26.3-36.2 231 49.7 44.3-55.1 94 19.3 15.3-23.9
35-44 296 171 57.9 51.2-64.2 81 27.9 22.3-34.2 44 14.3 10.3-19.4
45-54 (All Males*) 107 85 82.4 73.3-88.9 12 10.5 5.6-18.8 10 7.1 3.5-13.7
55-59 (All Males*) 52 42 76.8 58.4-88.7 5 7.9 3.2-18.4 5 15.3 5.4-36.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 57 37.2 28.1-47.4 51 43.2 32.8-54.3 21 19.6 11.9-30.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 331 157 48.5 42.2-54.9 121 36.0 30.1-42.2 53 15.5 11.5-20.6
Some Post-H.S. 339 129 37.8 32.1-44.0 156 48.6 42.5-54.8 54 13.5 10.0-18.1
College Graduate 339 138 44.8 38.6-51.2 146 39.0 33.3-45.1 55 16.1 12.1-21.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 44 41.3 30.0-53.6 39 47.4 35.0-60.1 15 11.3 6.3-19.5
$15,000- 24,999 198 77 37.2 29.5-45.6 84 41.3 33.1-49.9 37 21.5 14.7-30.4
$25,000- 34,999 159 63 41.1 32.6-50.1 74 48.3 39.6-57.1 22 10.6 6.8-16.3
$35,000- 49,999 182 73 43.3 35.1-52.0 74 38.3 30.6-46.6 35 18.4 12.8-25.7
$50,000-74,999 152 67 45.4 36.5-54.5 70 44.6 35.8-53.8 15 10.0 5.7-16.9
$75,000+ 174 78 48.0 39.6-56.5 66 34.4 27.0-42.6 30 17.6 11.9-25.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 217 98 44.0 36.6-51.8 86 41.9 34.5-49.6 33 14.1 9.7-20.1
No 897 375 42.8 38.9-46.7 375 41.1 37.3-45.1 147 16.1 13.4-19.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 115 66 58.9 48.2-68.8 32 28.7 20.2-39.0 17 12.4 7.3-20.2
Non-Veteran 948 389 41.0 37.3-44.7 405 42.7 39.0-46.5 154 16.3 13.6-19.4
Currently Serving 76 27 41.7 29.4-55.1 37 44.6 32.3-57.6 12 13.7 7.3-24.2

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