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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 1,899 420 22.7 20.5-25.0 306 15.1 13.4-17.0 454 24.0 21.8-26.4 331 17.4 15.5-19.6 388 20.8 18.6-23.1
Female 2,079 576 26.8 24.5-29.1 215 10.0 8.6-11.7 658 31.7 29.3-34.1 282 13.9 12.2-15.9 348 17.6 15.6-19.8
RACE
White 2,898 643 22.1 20.3-24.0 479 16.8 15.2-18.4 890 29.6 27.6-31.6 387 13.7 12.2-15.3 499 17.9 16.2-19.7
African American 685 259 37.0 32.6-41.6 22 3.7 2.4- 5.9 122 18.0 14.7-21.8 143 22.2 18.5-26.4 139 19.1 15.8-22.9
Asian 34 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.7 0.6-11.2 9 28.1 13.9-48.7 17 47.7 28.6-67.5 6 21.5 7.7-47.2
Native American 75 36 47.8 34.0-62.0 6 7.2 3.1-15.9 11 14.0 7.3-25.3 8 10.5 4.9-21.2 14 20.5 11.0-35.0
Other Minorities 270 57 18.2 13.6-24.0 10 2.7 1.3- 5.5 77 29.2 23.1-36.2 55 18.9 14.1-25.0 71 31.0 24.0-39.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 283 58 17.8 13.2-23.4 11 2.2 1.2- 4.3 78 28.1 22.2-35.0 57 19.4 14.5-25.4 79 32.5 25.5-40.3
-English Speaking 105 20 17.0 10.0-27.4 10 6.3 3.2-12.3 24 23.8 15.5-34.8 22 25.2 16.1-37.3 29 27.6 18.3-39.4
-Spanish Speaking 178 38 18.1 12.7-25.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 54 30.3 22.7-39.1 35 16.5 11.3-23.5 50 34.9 25.9-45.0
Non-Hispanic 3,693 938 25.1 23.4-26.8 510 14.0 12.7-15.4 1,033 27.2 25.4-29.0 555 15.6 14.2-17.1 657 18.2 16.7-19.8
AGE
18-24 440 11 2.1 1.1- 4.0 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9 212 44.7 39.1-50.4 128 34.5 29.0-40.3 86 18.2 14.3-22.9
25-34 1,411 283 19.4 17.0-22.1 89 5.2 4.1- 6.7 527 38.5 35.4-41.7 240 17.4 15.1-20.0 272 19.4 17.0-22.1
35-44 1,496 500 32.2 29.3-35.2 266 18.0 15.8-20.5 317 20.4 18.1-23.0 181 11.9 10.0-14.0 232 17.5 15.0-20.3
45-54 463 148 32.2 27.3-37.6 117 25.9 21.4-30.9 50 9.0 6.6-12.2 53 10.3 7.5-13.9 95 22.7 18.0-28.1
55-64 168 54 35.5 26.8-45.2 46 25.6 18.8-33.9 6 5.5 2.3-12.4 11 5.6 2.7-11.2 51 27.8 20.6-36.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 449 158 31.8 26.9-37.0 14 2.8 1.6- 5.0 88 21.0 16.8-26.0 87 20.6 16.3-25.7 102 23.8 19.2-29.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,093 356 30.4 27.2-33.7 110 10.7 8.6-13.2 255 22.5 19.6-25.6 164 14.8 12.4-17.6 208 21.7 18.5-25.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,075 295 27.4 24.2-30.8 147 13.0 10.8-15.5 299 28.0 24.8-31.4 137 13.6 11.3-16.4 197 18.0 15.4-20.9
College Graduate 1,360 187 14.5 12.1-17.2 250 18.7 16.4-21.3 470 33.0 29.9-36.1 225 16.9 14.6-19.5 228 17.0 14.6-19.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 272 86 25.7 19.8-32.6 4 1.9 0.7- 5.0 53 19.0 13.6-25.9 61 21.8 16.2-28.6 68 31.7 23.9-40.7
$15,000- 24,999 600 197 30.4 26.1-35.2 19 3.1 1.9- 5.1 143 23.5 19.5-28.1 105 20.2 16.3-24.8 136 22.7 18.8-27.2
$25,000- 34,999 493 130 26.8 22.3-31.8 29 6.3 4.2- 9.5 153 30.1 25.5-35.1 92 17.6 13.9-22.0 89 19.2 15.4-23.7
$35,000- 49,999 652 155 24.9 21.0-29.1 90 14.7 11.7-18.2 195 27.8 23.9-32.1 99 14.5 11.6-18.0 113 18.1 14.8-22.1
$50,000-74,999 614 114 17.7 14.4-21.5 126 20.6 17.1-24.7 183 28.8 24.8-33.2 78 13.5 10.6-17.0 113 19.5 15.9-23.6
$75,000+ 756 141 19.1 15.7-22.9 186 22.4 19.2-26.0 217 27.6 24.0-31.5 97 15.3 12.3-19.0 115 15.6 12.5-19.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 733 249 31.5 27.7-35.7 92 12.8 10.2-16.0 132 17.2 14.2-20.6 109 15.0 12.0-18.6 151 23.5 19.6-27.8
No 3,167 720 22.5 20.7-24.4 422 13.1 11.8-14.6 962 29.6 27.7-31.6 495 16.3 14.7-17.9 568 18.5 16.8-20.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 410 101 26.6 21.7-32.1 100 24.8 20.2-30.0 67 17.4 13.4-22.3 46 8.1 5.8-11.3 96 23.0 18.1-28.9
Non-Veteran 3,479 883 24.4 22.7-26.2 408 11.4 10.2-12.7 1,012 28.3 26.5-30.2 556 17.0 15.5-18.6 620 18.9 17.2-20.6
Currently Serving 89 12 11.8 6.1-21.5 13 12.7 6.8-22.4 33 35.7 25.3-47.6 11 16.0 8.5-28.2 20 23.8 14.8-35.9

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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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