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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Family Planning

What are you or your husband/wife/partner doing now to keep from getting pregnant?*

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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%)
North Carolina 3,978 996 24.4 22.8-26.1 521 13.0 11.8-14.3 1,112 27.2 25.6-29.0 613 16.0 14.6-17.4 736 19.4 17.9-21.1
-Eastern NC 1,333 365 26.3 23.7-29.2 168 13.3 11.3-15.6 363 26.6 23.9-29.5 185 14.5 12.4-17.0 252 19.2 16.8-21.9
GENDER
Male 611 143 23.4 19.7-27.4 94 15.4 12.5-18.9 148 24.3 20.6-28.4 105 17.2 14.0-21.0 121 19.8 16.3-23.7
Female 722 222 30.1 26.3-34.1 74 10.6 8.2-13.7 215 29.5 25.8-33.6 80 11.2 8.8-14.1 131 18.6 15.4-22.2
RACE
White 866 195 22.4 19.3-25.7 145 18.3 15.4-21.5 279 30.7 27.3-34.4 101 11.6 9.4-14.3 146 17.1 14.3-20.2
African American 326 122 36.0 29.9-42.5 11 4.4 2.3- 8.2 49 13.6 9.9-18.4 70 23.2 17.9-29.5 74 22.9 17.9-28.8
Other Minorities 4 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.7 1.3-61.5 1 25.8 2.9-80.4 2 61.5 13.8-94.1 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 174 3 1.5 0.4- 5.2 2 1.2 0.3- 5.2 83 40.7 32.6-49.4 48 33.8 25.6-43.0 38 22.8 16.1-31.4
25-34 495 114 23.6 19.5-28.2 32 6.0 4.0- 8.8 179 36.9 31.9-42.1 70 13.2 10.2-17.0 100 20.4 16.3-25.1
35-44 458 183 37.5 32.5-42.9 82 18.9 15.0-23.6 82 19.7 15.6-24.5 43 8.8 6.3-12.1 68 15.1 11.6-19.4
45-54 154 50 32.7 24.7-41.9 40 28.4 20.8-37.3 18 9.6 5.8-15.5 20 11.9 7.2-19.0 26 17.5 11.2-26.1
55-64 52 15 29.1 17.3-44.8 12 24.1 13.6-39.2 1 1.6 0.2-10.8 4 11.6 4.0-29.2 20 33.4 21.5-47.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 153 60 31.8 24.0-40.8 6 4.7 2.0-10.7 27 21.6 14.4-31.1 31 21.3 14.3-30.6 29 20.6 13.5-30.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 407 136 31.1 26.2-36.6 39 11.3 8.1-15.6 96 22.0 17.7-27.0 65 17.0 13.1-21.8 71 18.6 14.3-23.7
Some Post-H.S. 407 111 28.4 23.5-33.8 54 13.8 10.4-18.1 114 27.3 22.6-32.6 48 11.3 8.4-15.1 80 19.2 15.2-24.0
College Graduate 366 58 14.8 11.2-19.5 69 20.3 15.8-25.7 126 34.5 29.1-40.4 41 11.1 7.8-15.5 72 19.3 15.1-24.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 112 38 31.4 21.9-42.9 0 0.0 . - . 19 15.3 8.9-24.8 29 26.5 17.7-37.8 26 26.8 16.7-40.0
$15,000- 24,999 237 81 30.6 24.0-38.1 7 3.7 1.6- 8.3 61 26.0 19.3-33.9 36 17.2 12.2-23.8 52 22.5 16.7-29.6
$25,000- 34,999 173 51 30.8 23.5-39.3 14 8.9 5.0-15.3 57 33.4 25.8-42.0 25 13.4 8.7-20.0 26 13.6 9.1-19.7
$35,000- 49,999 221 53 24.3 18.2-31.8 34 19.0 13.4-26.3 63 24.6 18.8-31.4 26 12.5 8.0-18.9 45 19.6 14.1-26.6
$50,000-74,999 174 36 20.7 14.6-28.4 44 25.8 19.1-34.0 51 28.2 21.3-36.4 18 11.0 6.8-17.5 25 14.2 9.3-21.1
$75,000+ 223 45 20.6 15.3-27.3 51 20.9 15.7-27.4 67 31.1 24.6-38.4 24 10.9 6.9-16.7 36 16.5 11.7-22.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 283 104 36.2 29.8-43.1 37 13.6 9.5-19.0 48 16.5 12.1-22.0 45 15.6 11.4-21.1 49 18.1 13.4-24.1
No 1,016 249 23.2 20.4-26.3 131 13.7 11.4-16.4 306 29.4 26.2-32.9 135 14.2 11.7-17.0 195 19.4 16.6-22.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 160 42 26.8 19.6-35.4 45 32.4 24.6-41.4 23 12.8 8.2-19.4 19 10.5 6.3-16.9 31 17.5 11.6-25.5
Non-Veteran 1,102 315 27.4 24.4-30.5 112 10.4 8.5-12.7 311 27.7 24.6-30.9 160 15.4 13.0-18.2 204 19.2 16.5-22.2
Currently Serving 71 8 9.8 4.2-21.1 11 11.6 6.0-21.4 29 43.1 30.5-56.7 6 11.6 4.6-26.0 17 23.9 14.2-37.4

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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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