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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Family Planning

What is your main reason for not doing anything to keep you/your partner from getting pregnant?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Want to get pregnant Had hysterectomy Believe can't get pregnant Vasectomy/Tubes tied Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,418 310 21.6 19.2-24.3 104 8.6 6.9-10.7 175 12.5 10.6-14.8 284 19.7 17.3-22.4 545 37.5 34.5-40.6
-Eastern NC 469 100 20.7 16.8-25.3 35 9.2 6.4-13.1 53 11.1 8.2-14.9 104 22.1 17.4-27.6 177 36.9 31.7-42.4
GENDER
Male 291 42 14.2 10.2-19.5 35 12.9 9.0-18.2 40 12.1 8.5-16.9 63 21.9 16.1-29.2 111 38.9 32.3-45.9
Female 178 58 36.9 29.1-45.5 0 0.0 . - . 13 8.7 4.8-15.3 41 22.5 16.4-30.0 66 31.9 24.9-39.8
RACE
White 288 60 19.1 14.6-24.6 25 10.0 6.4-15.2 36 11.2 7.7-16.0 54 19.3 14.5-25.2 113 40.4 33.8-47.4
African American 118 25 17.4 11.3-25.9 9 11.1 5.6-20.9 16 15.3 8.9-25.1 34 31.1 19.8-45.4 34 25.0 17.0-35.1
Other Minorities 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
AGE
18-24 44 17 36.4 21.6-54.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 3 3.8 1.1-12.0 23 59.4 41.5-75.1
25-34 137 52 39.7 30.5-49.8 0 0.0 . - . 6 6.0 2.6-13.0 24 14.3 9.2-21.6 55 40.0 30.7-50.1
35-44 141 27 19.7 13.0-28.6 9 8.6 4.1-17.0 18 13.4 7.9-22.0 41 32.4 21.8-45.2 46 25.9 18.5-35.1
45-54 80 3 4.0 1.2-11.9 10 15.4 7.9-28.0 16 16.6 9.4-27.4 22 27.6 18.0-39.9 29 36.4 25.5-48.9
55-64 67 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 16 24.0 14.2-37.6 12 15.4 8.2-27.0 14 20.7 11.3-34.9 24 39.0 26.0-53.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 71 11 16.0 8.6-28.0 3 3.6 1.0-12.2 7 8.3 3.7-17.6 20 23.6 14.3-36.3 30 48.4 34.3-62.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 146 30 18.3 12.1-26.9 13 12.0 6.6-21.0 18 11.0 6.6-17.9 38 27.2 17.7-39.2 47 31.4 23.0-41.3
Some Post-H.S. 134 27 22.1 14.9-31.4 12 9.8 5.3-17.4 16 13.2 7.7-21.8 27 17.3 11.7-24.8 52 37.6 28.9-47.3
College Graduate 117 32 26.2 18.4-36.0 7 7.8 3.7-15.8 12 10.6 5.3-19.9 19 18.9 11.7-29.0 47 36.5 27.3-46.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 32 4 14.2 5.2-33.2 3 19.0 6.2-45.2 4 15.4 5.6-35.8 9 17.2 8.3-32.2 12 34.2 17.9-55.4
$15,000- 24,999 77 11 13.5 7.0-24.4 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 7 8.4 3.8-17.3 19 28.5 14.3-48.8 39 48.1 32.7-63.9
$25,000- 34,999 68 13 17.2 9.8-28.6 8 11.3 5.0-23.4 7 11.1 5.3-22.0 15 24.2 14.5-37.6 25 36.1 24.9-49.1
$35,000- 49,999 74 16 20.7 12.2-32.9 10 19.6 10.2-34.5 7 6.2 2.8-13.4 17 19.8 12.0-31.0 24 33.6 22.3-47.1
$50,000-74,999 77 20 24.7 15.7-36.8 5 7.5 3.0-17.2 10 16.3 8.0-30.4 14 16.9 9.7-27.9 28 34.5 23.7-47.3
$75,000+ 78 20 22.2 13.9-33.4 6 8.7 3.8-18.8 11 12.3 6.4-22.5 17 26.5 16.4-40.0 24 30.2 20.1-42.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 108 16 16.1 9.7-25.6 12 11.2 6.2-19.4 13 12.5 6.9-21.7 23 21.5 13.7-32.2 44 38.7 28.9-49.4
No 353 84 23.1 18.4-28.6 22 8.5 5.3-13.3 39 11.0 7.8-15.5 77 20.0 15.7-25.0 131 37.4 31.5-43.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 91 13 14.7 8.3-24.7 13 13.9 7.9-23.3 15 15.3 8.7-25.4 25 30.3 20.6-42.1 25 25.8 17.2-36.8
Non-Veteran 350 79 22.5 17.7-28.1 22 8.8 5.5-13.7 34 9.4 6.5-13.5 77 21.0 15.6-27.8 138 38.3 32.1-44.9
Currently Serving 28 8 19.6 8.8-38.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 16.7 5.1-43.0 2 8.2 1.7-31.2 14 55.5 34.3-74.9

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

First five most frequent response categorie s presented here. OTHER category was formed from the remaining responses.

^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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