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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Family Planning-MALES

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%)
TOTAL 903 140 16.6 13.9-19.8 103 11.9 9.6-14.7 131 13.5 11.1-16.4 177 19.2 16.3-22.6 352 38.7 35.0-42.6
RACE
White 673 94 14.5 11.7-17.9 78 12.1 9.4-15.4 107 14.9 12.0-18.4 130 19.4 16.1-23.1 264 39.1 34.9-43.6
African American 152 29 16.7 11.1-24.4 18 12.4 7.5-19.7 22 14.3 9.1-21.9 32 22.8 14.6-33.6 51 33.8 25.4-43.3
Asian 5 1 34.7 5.3-83.4 1 5.4 0.6-34.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 59.9 15.7-92.3
Native American 17 2 16.9 3.9-50.8 1 5.6 0.8-31.6 1 4.5 0.6-26.8 6 27.1 10.9-53.0 7 45.8 20.5-73.5
Other Minorities 51 13 34.0 20.2-51.3 5 11.8 4.6-26.9 1 1.5 0.2-10.3 7 8.8 3.5-20.2 25 43.9 29.2-59.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 55 16 35.5 22.0-51.7 3 6.1 1.7-19.4 1 1.4 0.2- 9.7 7 8.2 3.3-18.7 28 48.8 34.0-63.8
-English Speaking 22 5 21.5 8.6-44.5 2 7.2 1.7-25.6 1 3.9 0.5-23.3 3 12.3 3.2-37.4 11 55.2 32.9-75.5
-Spanish Speaking 33 11 43.8 25.2-64.3 1 5.5 0.8-30.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 5.7 2.0-15.7 17 45.0 26.7-64.7
Non-Hispanic 848 124 15.0 12.4-18.0 100 12.4 10.0-15.4 130 14.6 12.0-17.6 170 20.2 17.1-23.7 324 37.8 34.0-41.8
AGE
18-24 44 14 26.4 14.9-42.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.1 0.3-13.8 3 3.1 1.0- 9.6 26 68.3 52.1-81.0
25-34 177 78 44.3 36.0-53.0 0 0.0 . - . 7 4.4 1.7-11.1 11 5.1 2.7- 9.7 81 46.1 37.7-54.8
35-44 220 35 15.4 10.5-22.0 25 11.8 7.7-17.8 26 12.1 7.8-18.3 57 26.2 19.3-34.5 77 34.5 27.4-42.4
45-54 274 10 5.6 2.8-10.9 45 17.5 12.8-23.6 55 17.9 13.4-23.6 72 26.8 21.1-33.3 92 32.1 26.1-38.8
55-64 188 3 1.4 0.4- 4.8 33 20.0 13.8-28.1 42 21.8 15.4-29.9 34 18.5 12.8-26.2 76 38.3 30.4-46.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 139 21 17.2 10.6-26.6 10 9.0 4.5-17.2 17 9.5 5.7-15.5 32 21.1 14.5-29.7 59 43.2 33.6-53.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 250 36 14.4 9.9-20.6 33 14.5 9.9-20.7 37 14.8 10.2-21.0 54 21.3 15.3-28.8 90 35.0 28.4-42.3
Some Post-H.S. 230 31 14.2 9.8-20.3 33 13.7 9.4-19.5 39 15.9 11.0-22.6 42 18.5 13.2-25.3 85 37.7 30.6-45.3
College Graduate 283 52 20.3 15.3-26.5 27 9.7 6.3-14.6 38 12.3 8.5-17.5 49 17.0 12.6-22.7 117 40.6 34.1-47.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 48 6 10.8 4.7-23.1 7 16.7 7.7-32.5 7 19.9 8.0-41.5 9 13.4 6.2-26.6 19 39.1 24.1-56.5
$15,000- 24,999 122 19 17.3 10.4-27.4 8 7.7 3.4-16.4 17 15.0 8.7-24.4 22 16.9 9.2-29.2 56 43.0 32.5-54.3
$25,000- 34,999 111 12 12.2 6.3-22.4 15 13.8 7.9-23.1 17 10.3 6.2-16.6 20 21.4 13.7-31.8 47 42.4 32.0-53.4
$35,000- 49,999 131 13 10.9 6.2-18.7 20 15.5 9.6-24.2 19 13.5 8.2-21.4 26 20.9 13.6-30.8 53 39.1 30.0-49.0
$50,000-74,999 178 37 22.7 16.2-30.8 27 14.6 9.7-21.5 28 14.4 9.2-21.7 30 16.8 11.4-24.1 56 31.5 24.2-39.9
$75,000+ 206 33 15.4 10.7-21.7 17 8.8 5.1-14.9 31 14.1 9.5-20.5 56 26.1 19.8-33.5 69 35.6 28.2-43.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 228 28 12.4 8.0-18.7 33 15.2 10.5-21.6 41 18.8 13.1-26.1 42 19.1 13.8-25.9 84 34.4 27.6-42.0
No 660 111 18.5 15.2-22.3 68 10.7 8.1-13.8 88 11.8 9.3-14.9 132 18.6 15.5-22.2 261 40.5 36.1-45.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 228 22 10.5 6.8-15.9 31 13.4 9.0-19.5 47 18.6 13.5-25.2 53 22.8 17.2-29.6 75 34.6 27.7-42.3
Non-Veteran 645 108 18.2 14.8-22.1 71 11.8 9.1-15.2 81 11.9 9.2-15.2 122 18.5 15.0-22.6 263 39.6 35.2-44.2
Currently Serving 30 10 26.4 13.4-45.4 1 1.9 0.3-12.9 3 13.2 3.4-39.7 2 7.5 1.6-29.0 14 50.9 31.3-70.3

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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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