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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Family Planning

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  Total
Respond.^
Do NOT want to have one Do want to have one Not sure if do or don't
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,458 1,437 41.9 39.9-43.9 1,398 40.1 38.1-42.1 623 18.0 16.5-19.7
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 86 35 37.0 26.3-49.1 33 44.2 32.2-56.9 18 18.9 11.6-29.2
Buncombe 88 41 46.1 35.1-57.6 37 42.3 31.4-53.9 10 11.6 5.7-22.1
Cabarrus 96 32 31.0 21.7-42.1 48 52.4 41.3-63.3 16 16.6 9.8-26.7
Catawba 90 44 57.8 45.2-69.4 30 28.9 19.5-40.7 16 13.3 7.2-23.2
Cumberland 109 42 39.0 28.7-50.3 54 47.8 36.9-58.8 13 13.2 6.9-24.0
Davidson 70 35 43.8 30.8-57.8 20 40.1 26.1-55.8 15 16.1 9.2-26.8
Durham 139 50 36.7 27.9-46.4 67 45.7 36.5-55.2 22 17.6 11.0-27.0
Forsyth 103 45 48.9 38.3-59.6 36 33.5 24.4-44.0 22 17.6 11.3-26.4
Gaston 70 35 48.6 36.3-61.1 19 28.7 18.5-41.7 16 22.7 14.0-34.7
Guilford 90 29 34.6 24.6-46.3 41 44.2 33.4-55.6 20 21.1 13.4-31.7
Iredell 96 35 38.7 28.7-49.7 45 47.6 37.0-58.5 16 13.7 8.1-22.1
Johnston 129 55 47.5 37.2-58.1 58 41.8 32.1-52.2 16 10.7 6.1-18.0
Mecklenburg 198 83 41.0 33.9-48.5 89 46.1 38.8-53.6 26 12.9 8.6-19.0
New Hanover 89 33 34.4 24.2-46.2 40 50.5 38.7-62.3 16 15.1 8.9-24.3
Onslow 109 36 37.7 27.9-48.5 48 41.9 32.4-52.1 25 20.4 13.6-29.4
Orange 132 55 40.0 31.1-49.5 54 41.0 31.8-50.9 23 19.1 12.4-28.2
Pitt 118 50 45.7 36.0-55.8 50 40.0 30.9-49.9 18 14.3 8.8-22.4
Randolph 80 38 43.3 31.7-55.8 31 34.6 24.1-46.9 11 22.1 11.9-37.1
Robeson 69 26 33.4 22.4-46.6 31 48.7 35.5-62.2 12 17.8 9.5-30.9
Rowan 88 37 44.9 33.4-56.9 33 35.4 25.3-47.1 18 19.7 11.8-31.2
Union 93 41 42.2 31.4-53.7 35 37.3 27.0-48.9 17 20.5 11.5-33.9
Wake 205 69 36.0 28.8-43.9 89 42.0 34.6-49.7 47 22.0 16.2-29.1
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 83 42 51.2 39.7-62.6 28 34.9 24.6-46.8 13 13.9 7.9-23.3
Northeast Partnership II 75 44 57.6 45.0-69.3 19 25.8 16.3-38.2 12 16.6 9.2-28.0
Northeast Partnership I 67 37 57.1 43.5-69.8 20 29.0 18.3-42.8 10 13.9 7.2-25.0
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 66 32 49.9 36.2-63.5 24 36.0 24.2-49.8 10 14.1 7.4-25.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 109 40 34.9 25.8-45.3 46 40.8 30.9-51.4 23 24.3 16.0-35.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 81 34 42.8 31.2-55.4 35 43.6 31.5-56.6 12 13.5 7.5-23.1
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 98 43 44.7 34.6-55.3 36 36.2 26.8-46.9 19 19.0 12.0-28.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 95 38 38.8 28.2-50.5 38 40.5 29.7-52.2 19 20.8 12.8-32.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 116 41 35.4 26.1-45.8 54 46.9 36.9-57.2 21 17.7 11.2-27.0
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 72 32 43.3 31.3-56.2 20 27.6 17.9-39.9 20 29.1 18.8-42.0
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 75 31 46.1 30.5-62.4 28 36.5 23.8-51.5 16 17.4 10.0-28.6
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 77 42 55.2 42.6-67.2 23 29.0 18.8-41.8 12 15.8 8.7-27.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 97 35 39.2 28.2-51.3 39 36.0 25.9-47.5 23 24.8 16.2-36.1
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 176 95 53.0 44.6-61.2 53 32.2 24.8-40.6 28 14.9 10.1-21.3
No 3,282 1,342 41.4 39.3-43.5 1,345 40.5 38.4-42.6 595 18.2 16.6-19.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,139 482 42.9 39.5-46.4 474 41.4 38.0-44.8 183 15.7 13.3-18.4
Piedmont 2,007 825 41.3 38.7-44.0 805 40.2 37.6-42.9 377 18.5 16.5-20.7
Western NC 312 130 42.4 35.8-49.2 119 36.7 30.6-43.3 63 20.9 16.0-26.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 179 72 40.9 32.5-49.7 75 39.3 31.3-47.9 32 19.8 13.7-27.9
Northwest 603 263 45.9 41.0-50.8 217 35.4 30.8-40.2 123 18.7 15.3-22.7
Charlotte 519 224 43.0 38.0-48.1 211 42.1 37.2-47.3 84 14.9 11.6-18.9
Greensboro 463 187 38.4 33.1-44.1 190 41.2 35.7-46.9 86 20.4 16.0-25.6
Southern Regional 333 119 33.9 28.0-40.3 162 49.4 42.8-56.0 52 16.7 12.2-22.6
Coastal 170 65 37.1 29.4-45.6 72 42.7 34.5-51.4 33 20.1 13.8-28.4
Wake 599 235 39.6 34.8-44.7 257 41.8 37.0-46.7 107 18.6 14.9-22.9
Area L 111 57 51.7 41.0-62.1 38 35.4 25.9-46.2 16 12.9 7.7-20.9
Eastern 443 202 49.0 43.6-54.4 163 33.8 29.0-38.9 78 17.2 13.5-21.7

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* 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

^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, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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