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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Family Planning

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  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%)
North Carolina 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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 30 6 21.3 8.4-44.4 8 21.6 9.5-42.1 12 45.2 25.4-66.7 4 11.8 4.1-29.6
Buncombe 31 7 24.7 11.8-44.5 11 32.6 17.7-52.2 6 17.8 7.5-36.7 7 24.9 10.7-47.7
Cabarrus 46 9 19.6 10.2-34.3 23 48.8 33.8-64.0 7 15.6 6.7-32.0 7 16.1 7.4-31.3
Catawba 26 7 21.3 9.6-41.1 11 43.9 24.2-65.7 8 34.8 17.6-57.2 0 0.0 . - .
Cumberland 50 10 20.0 10.6-34.7 13 27.5 14.7-45.4 22 39.9 26.2-55.4 5 12.6 5.2-27.4
Davidson 18 6 29.3 11.3-57.4 6 41.6 16.6-71.8 4 16.2 5.4-39.8 2 12.9 3.0-41.1
Durham 61 16 31.8 20.1-46.2 15 23.9 14.1-37.4 18 29.0 18.3-42.6 12 15.4 8.5-26.3
Forsyth 32 7 22.9 10.8-42.1 8 26.0 13.2-44.8 11 39.8 23.1-59.2 6 11.4 4.8-24.7
Gaston 19 3 12.6 3.8-34.5 10 50.7 27.6-73.5 5 28.7 11.4-55.9 1 7.9 1.1-39.6
Guilford 39 13 29.6 16.6-47.1 11 29.8 16.3-48.1 8 20.4 10.2-36.6 7 20.1 9.1-38.7
Iredell 41 13 31.6 18.4-48.6 19 47.7 31.6-64.3 6 14.5 6.1-30.8 3 6.2 1.6-21.5
Johnston 53 17 33.3 20.3-49.4 17 32.0 19.4-47.8 15 27.7 15.9-43.7 4 7.0 2.4-19.2
Mecklenburg 83 21 27.9 18.7-39.5 22 26.1 17.5-37.0 29 30.7 21.6-41.7 11 15.3 8.3-26.3
New Hanover 37 11 31.0 15.6-52.2 4 9.3 3.4-23.1 19 51.8 33.5-69.7 3 7.9 2.4-22.7
Onslow 44 11 28.3 16.1-44.7 9 21.0 11.1-36.2 18 37.0 23.9-52.5 6 13.7 6.0-28.2
Orange 50 14 26.6 15.2-42.1 8 13.9 6.6-26.8 17 33.4 20.0-50.0 11 26.2 13.1-45.4
Pitt 46 10 22.7 12.1-38.6 12 29.8 17.3-46.3 13 28.1 16.1-44.4 11 19.3 10.2-33.5
Randolph 28 8 19.5 9.2-36.7 7 28.3 13.8-49.3 8 23.9 11.2-44.0 5 28.3 12.2-52.9
Robeson 29 5 23.9 9.7-47.9 6 19.9 8.3-40.6 10 22.8 11.4-40.5 8 33.4 16.3-56.4
Rowan 31 8 25.5 12.3-45.4 10 29.9 16.1-48.8 8 22.6 10.7-41.7 5 22.0 9.3-43.5
Union 33 6 21.1 9.5-40.4 9 25.4 12.9-43.8 14 37.5 21.8-56.5 4 16.0 5.6-38.2
Wake 81 22 32.5 22.0-45.2 21 22.3 14.2-33.3 26 26.9 18.0-38.1 12 18.3 10.2-30.5
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 26 9 31.6 16.5-51.9 5 27.7 11.9-52.0 7 27.4 13.1-48.5 5 13.3 5.0-30.9
Northeast Partnership II 17 3 20.9 6.2-51.5 5 26.8 10.1-54.3 8 41.9 20.1-67.4 1 10.4 1.5-47.2
Northeast Partnership I 18 5 25.4 9.6-52.2 7 40.0 18.4-66.3 6 34.6 13.7-63.8 0 0.0 . - .
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 22 3 16.2 5.2-40.5 6 26.6 11.0-51.6 8 28.7 13.6-50.8 5 28.5 11.9-54.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 42 11 28.7 15.2-47.5 16 38.6 24.0-55.7 10 25.3 13.4-42.6 5 7.4 2.8-17.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 32 8 28.6 11.4-55.5 10 32.3 16.5-53.4 9 20.1 9.6-37.2 5 19.0 7.5-40.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 32 9 36.6 20.3-56.6 8 20.6 10.1-37.4 14 40.4 23.8-59.4 1 2.5 0.3-15.8
Chatham/Lee/Moore 35 9 33.0 17.5-53.3 7 18.6 8.6-35.6 12 27.8 15.2-45.2 7 20.7 8.4-42.4
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 48 10 15.7 7.9-28.9 13 28.4 16.4-44.6 17 37.7 23.6-54.2 8 18.2 9.0-33.3
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 19 5 24.1 9.9-48.0 5 32.6 14.3-58.2 7 34.0 16.1-58.1 2 9.3 2.1-32.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 25 6 30.1 13.3-54.8 8 25.9 12.4-46.3 5 13.7 5.2-31.3 6 30.3 12.6-56.7
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 21 5 22.3 8.5-47.1 7 36.0 16.3-61.9 4 15.5 5.5-36.7 5 26.2 10.0-53.4
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 36 10 27.7 14.1-47.3 9 24.3 12.0-43.0 14 38.2 22.1-57.2 3 9.8 3.1-26.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 49 13 26.5 15.2-42.0 15 32.6 19.2-49.6 17 32.1 19.3-48.3 4 8.8 3.0-22.8
No 1,232 310 27.0 24.0-30.2 351 27.8 24.9-30.9 388 29.3 26.4-32.4 183 15.9 13.5-18.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 434 106 25.8 21.0-31.4 117 28.3 23.4-33.8 150 31.9 27.0-37.1 61 14.0 10.6-18.2
Piedmont 741 190 27.7 23.8-31.9 217 27.6 23.9-31.6 226 28.8 25.1-32.8 108 15.9 12.8-19.7
Western NC 106 27 26.3 17.8-37.2 32 29.1 20.0-40.2 29 26.1 17.6-36.9 18 18.5 11.1-29.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 66 16 25.2 15.0-39.3 20 27.9 17.5-41.4 20 31.0 19.6-45.3 10 15.8 7.9-29.0
Northwest 197 54 26.4 19.7-34.3 69 34.9 26.9-43.8 49 24.9 18.4-32.7 25 13.9 8.8-21.4
Charlotte 201 43 23.6 17.2-31.5 68 30.5 23.8-38.1 62 30.1 23.3-37.8 28 15.8 10.4-23.3
Greensboro 174 45 24.8 17.7-33.6 38 24.1 16.8-33.2 58 29.9 22.4-38.5 33 21.3 14.4-30.5
Southern Regional 149 31 26.1 17.7-36.7 43 28.7 20.7-38.3 55 32.7 24.6-41.9 20 12.5 7.7-19.6
Coastal 65 17 24.3 13.8-39.3 14 23.1 13.5-36.7 26 38.1 26.0-51.9 8 14.5 7.0-27.4
Wake 234 67 33.1 25.9-41.1 64 23.9 18.1-30.8 73 27.6 21.5-34.7 30 15.4 10.2-22.7
Area L 35 7 20.1 9.2-38.6 8 25.2 12.1-45.3 15 34.6 19.8-53.0 5 20.0 8.2-41.3
Eastern 150 40 28.7 21.1-37.7 38 28.2 20.4-37.5 45 27.9 20.6-36.6 27 15.3 10.1-22.5

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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 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, 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.

****Click here to learn about other NC Area Health Education Centers

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