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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Family Planning-MALES

Are you or your husband/wife/partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?
Some things people do to keep from getting pregnant include not having sex at certain times, using birth
control methods such as the pill, Norplant, shots or D epo-provera, condoms, diaphragm, foam, IUD, having
their tubes tied, or having a vasectomy.(If multiple partners consider usual method.)*.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Not Sexually Active Same sex partner
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,746 1,980 53.9 51.9-55.8 1,041 29.0 27.3-30.9 713 16.8 15.3-18.3 12 0.4 0.2- 0.7
RACE
White 2,747 1,479 56.0 53.7-58.2 767 29.9 27.8-32.0 490 13.6 12.3-15.1 11 0.5 0.3- 1.0
African American 616 308 51.2 46.4-56.0 179 29.7 25.5-34.3 129 19.1 15.6-23.2 0 0.0 . - .
Asian 34 20 61.0 41.1-77.7 8 22.0 9.6-42.8 6 17.0 6.9-36.2 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 66 37 57.8 42.8-71.5 18 27.2 16.1-42.1 11 15.0 7.0-29.3 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 268 128 43.3 36.0-50.9 64 23.1 17.4-29.9 75 33.5 26.3-41.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 271 131 44.2 37.0-51.7 68 23.6 18.0-30.3 71 32.1 25.0-40.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
-English Speaking 80 45 58.6 46.0-70.2 26 33.3 22.7-46.0 8 7.6 3.3-16.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
-Spanish Speaking 191 86 39.9 31.7-48.8 42 20.7 14.4-28.7 63 39.4 30.7-48.9 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 3,472 1,847 55.0 53.0-57.0 973 29.7 27.9-31.6 641 14.9 13.5-16.3 11 0.4 0.2- 0.8
AGE
18-24 328 178 51.5 44.6-58.3 53 13.6 9.9-18.5 95 34.6 27.9-42.0 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2
25-34 865 531 60.7 56.5-64.6 197 24.5 21.1-28.2 135 14.7 11.9-18.0 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8
35-44 1,048 615 59.4 55.7-63.0 258 27.0 23.7-30.5 169 12.7 10.6-15.2 6 0.9 0.4- 2.2
45-54 997 482 51.0 47.2-54.7 315 33.7 30.3-37.4 199 15.2 12.8-18.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
55-64 508 174 35.7 30.7-41.0 218 47.1 41.8-52.5 115 17.1 13.8-21.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 550 241 43.0 37.9-48.2 160 27.3 22.9-32.1 149 29.8 24.8-35.2 0 0.0 . - .
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,099 577 54.6 51.0-58.3 288 27.5 24.3-30.9 232 17.7 15.0-20.7 2 0.1 0.0- 0.7
Some Post-H.S. 935 525 56.2 52.3-60.0 259 30.3 26.8-34.0 145 12.9 10.5-15.6 6 0.7 0.3- 1.8
College Graduate 1,157 637 57.7 54.3-61.1 331 30.3 27.2-33.6 185 11.4 9.6-13.5 4 0.5 0.2- 1.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 289 109 42.3 34.6-50.5 57 19.3 14.1-25.7 121 38.1 30.4-46.4 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1
$15,000- 24,999 525 254 47.0 41.6-52.4 137 28.8 24.0-34.1 132 23.9 19.4-29.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4
$25,000- 34,999 470 224 50.3 44.9-55.6 130 30.9 26.0-36.3 114 18.6 15.2-22.7 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
$35,000- 49,999 606 344 58.9 54.2-63.4 155 26.9 22.9-31.3 106 13.8 11.0-17.1 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
$50,000-74,999 599 347 59.1 54.4-63.6 194 33.1 28.8-37.7 58 7.8 5.8-10.5 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 702 429 61.5 57.2-65.7 234 33.9 29.9-38.1 34 3.5 2.3- 5.4 5 1.1 0.4- 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 939 410 46.0 42.1-50.0 261 29.6 26.1-33.4 264 23.8 20.6-27.4 4 0.5 0.2- 1.6
No 2,715 1,518 56.6 54.3-58.9 757 28.8 26.7-30.9 432 14.3 12.7-16.1 8 0.3 0.1- 0.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 747 374 52.9 48.6-57.2 251 36.5 32.4-40.8 119 10.1 8.2-12.4 3 0.4 0.1- 1.5
Non-Veteran 2,871 1,526 53.6 51.3-55.9 757 27.4 25.4-29.5 579 18.6 16.8-20.6 9 0.4 0.2- 0.8
Currently Serving 127 80 65.9 56.0-74.6 33 26.4 18.5-36.2 14 7.7 4.2-13.5 0 0.0 . - .

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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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