SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Family Planning

How soon would you want to have a child? Would you say:

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Less than 12 mos. 12 mos. to 2 years 2 to 5 years 5 or more years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,281 323 27.0 24.0-30.1 366 28.0 25.1-31.0 405 29.4 26.6-32.4 187 15.6 13.3-18.3
GENDER
Male 579 157 29.2 24.8-33.9 155 26.6 22.5-31.1 175 27.7 23.8-32.1 92 16.5 13.1-20.6
Female 702 166 24.4 20.7-28.5 211 29.6 25.8-33.8 230 31.4 27.5-35.6 95 14.6 11.7-18.1
RACE
White 922 233 26.4 23.0-30.0 261 28.0 24.7-31.7 299 31.4 27.9-35.1 129 14.2 11.6-17.2
African American 204 47 23.2 17.1-30.8 59 29.8 22.7-38.1 59 24.1 18.3-31.1 39 22.8 16.5-30.7
Asian 14 3 24.2 6.3-60.3 7 48.2 22.1-75.3 4 27.5 9.9-56.9 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 16 5 39.7 15.5-70.1 8 48.3 22.7-74.9 3 12.0 3.5-34.1 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 119 32 34.0 23.9-45.9 30 21.5 14.5-30.7 39 27.5 19.5-37.3 18 16.9 9.9-27.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 116 30 32.1 21.9-44.5 31 21.6 14.5-31.0 37 27.5 19.2-37.7 18 18.8 11.2-29.8
-English Speaking 46 11 23.7 12.3-40.8 12 20.8 10.8-36.4 18 34.3 20.5-51.5 5 21.1 8.3-44.3
-Spanish Speaking 70 19 36.3 22.9-52.2 19 22.0 13.2-34.3 19 24.2 14.7-37.1 13 17.6 9.4-30.5
Non-Hispanic 1,165 293 26.3 23.4-29.6 335 28.8 25.7-32.1 368 29.6 26.6-32.8 169 15.2 12.8-18.0
AGE
18-24 330 31 10.1 6.7-15.1 63 17.6 13.1-23.1 118 34.3 28.4-40.6 118 38.0 31.7-44.8
25-34 689 175 29.0 25.0-33.5 228 32.6 28.6-36.9 233 30.4 26.6-34.6 53 7.9 5.8-10.8
35-44 220 98 44.0 36.1-52.2 60 27.3 20.8-35.0 51 23.0 17.0-30.3 11 5.7 2.8-11.2
45-54 (All Males*) 32 15 46.7 27.1-67.4 13 41.3 22.2-63.5 2 8.3 2.0-28.3 2 3.7 0.8-15.5
55-59 (All Males*) 10 4 28.8 9.5-61.1 2 23.8 5.8-61.1 1 8.9 1.2-44.4 3 38.5 11.5-75.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 135 36 28.6 19.6-39.6 37 25.5 17.7-35.2 35 23.7 16.3-33.1 27 22.3 14.7-32.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 279 74 30.7 24.3-38.0 71 23.6 18.1-30.1 92 29.7 23.8-36.3 42 16.0 11.5-21.9
Some Post-H.S. 340 81 22.4 17.7-28.0 84 23.9 18.9-29.7 111 31.2 25.7-37.1 64 22.6 17.2-29.0
College Graduate 527 132 27.4 23.0-32.4 174 34.2 29.5-39.2 167 30.0 25.6-34.8 54 8.4 6.1-11.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 91 19 22.1 12.6-35.8 24 24.2 14.9-36.9 25 19.4 12.1-29.6 23 34.3 22.4-48.6
$15,000- 24,999 193 42 27.6 19.9-37.0 46 24.9 18.1-33.1 74 35.9 28.1-44.6 31 11.6 7.6-17.3
$25,000- 34,999 175 30 21.1 14.3-29.9 46 23.3 17.2-30.9 78 43.3 35.0-51.9 21 12.3 7.4-19.8
$35,000- 49,999 209 45 21.8 16.0-28.9 66 32.2 24.8-40.5 73 33.5 26.4-41.4 25 12.5 7.8-19.5
$50,000-74,999 210 65 32.7 25.5-40.8 73 32.6 25.6-40.4 57 27.1 20.5-34.8 15 7.7 4.3-13.2
$75,000+ 208 73 34.3 27.0-42.4 69 33.5 26.5-41.4 51 23.9 17.9-31.1 15 8.3 4.5-15.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 201 50 23.9 17.4-31.9 63 31.1 23.9-39.4 55 27.8 21.0-35.8 33 17.2 11.6-24.8
No 1,056 268 27.4 24.2-30.9 298 27.6 24.5-31.0 339 29.5 26.4-32.8 151 15.5 12.9-18.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 73 28 36.5 25.4-49.3 19 26.6 16.7-39.6 21 28.8 18.5-41.9 5 8.0 2.8-20.9
Non-Veteran 1,166 283 26.3 23.2-29.7 339 28.4 25.4-31.6 364 28.7 25.8-31.9 180 16.5 14.0-19.4
Currently Serving 42 12 26.5 14.4-43.6 8 18.0 8.6-33.9 20 51.1 34.4-67.7 2 4.3 0.9-18.0

Back to Family Planning.

* 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 and who wanted to have chidl (now or in the future)

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 05APR05.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook