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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Family Planning

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%)
North Carolina 1,418 310 21.6 19.2-24.3 104 8.6 6.9-10.7 175 12.5 10.6-14.8 284 19.7 17.3-22.4 545 37.5 34.5-40.6
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 27 7 26.3 11.3-50.0 1 10.2 1.5-45.9 4 10.5 3.7-26.4 6 21.7 9.0-43.6 9 31.3 15.8-52.5
Buncombe 31 6 20.6 9.2-39.8 0 0.0 . - . 8 21.3 10.4-38.8 5 14.0 5.7-30.5 12 44.1 26.8-63.0
Cabarrus 35 5 13.8 5.5-30.4 1 4.5 0.6-25.7 4 12.1 4.4-29.1 8 22.6 11.0-41.1 17 46.9 29.6-65.1
Catawba 47 6 11.7 4.3-27.9 5 14.1 5.8-30.4 5 6.7 2.6-16.3 7 14.3 6.5-28.3 24 53.3 37.4-68.5
Cumberland 35 7 14.9 6.8-29.8 2 8.9 2.1-31.4 2 12.1 3.2-36.8 8 23.2 11.1-42.3 16 40.7 24.7-59.0
Davidson 49 11 25.1 13.7-41.6 2 7.1 1.5-27.4 14 29.8 17.8-45.5 10 17.3 8.8-31.2 12 20.6 11.1-34.9
Durham 36 14 39.4 23.8-57.5 1 4.3 0.6-25.1 2 4.5 1.0-17.5 3 13.2 4.4-33.5 16 38.6 23.6-56.1
Forsyth 39 9 23.2 12.0-39.9 5 19.2 8.0-39.3 1 2.8 0.4-17.7 4 6.7 2.5-17.2 20 48.1 31.8-64.8
Gaston 31 3 11.4 3.5-31.0 5 15.8 6.1-35.0 3 12.3 4.0-32.3 4 13.5 4.8-32.8 16 47.0 29.6-65.2
Guilford 38 13 26.2 14.7-42.4 2 5.1 1.3-18.7 3 10.6 3.2-29.6 4 11.6 4.2-28.3 16 46.4 30.1-63.5
Iredell 53 11 17.9 9.5-31.2 6 12.7 5.4-27.1 4 18.0 5.3-46.0 19 33.2 20.5-48.9 13 18.2 10.0-30.9
Johnston 57 12 19.0 10.1-33.0 4 7.0 2.6-17.7 10 17.2 8.9-30.4 8 11.5 5.5-22.6 23 45.3 31.0-60.3
Mecklenburg 76 21 25.6 16.8-37.0 4 6.3 2.3-16.5 11 15.4 8.6-26.0 11 16.1 9.0-27.1 29 36.6 26.0-48.7
New Hanover 36 10 35.4 18.7-56.6 2 8.6 2.0-30.5 2 5.4 1.3-19.4 7 18.4 8.5-35.5 15 32.2 18.3-50.2
Onslow 41 9 19.1 9.7-34.3 2 4.1 1.0-15.1 3 8.1 2.6-22.8 6 13.3 5.9-27.4 21 55.3 38.5-71.0
Orange 44 13 31.2 18.5-47.5 0 0.0 . - . 8 15.8 7.7-29.7 4 7.9 2.9-20.0 19 45.1 30.2-61.0
Pitt 43 10 22.7 12.2-38.3 1 2.3 0.3-14.8 8 20.2 10.2-36.1 10 23.5 12.9-38.9 14 31.3 18.8-47.2
Randolph 32 9 19.1 9.4-34.8 2 12.0 2.7-40.4 8 25.8 12.7-45.3 3 9.7 3.0-27.4 10 33.5 18.2-53.2
Robeson 42 7 22.6 10.8-41.3 5 11.4 4.6-25.7 3 6.3 2.0-18.3 14 29.9 17.6-46.2 13 29.7 16.7-47.2
Rowan 41 8 22.4 10.3-42.0 5 9.2 3.4-22.8 7 16.4 7.1-33.5 6 12.4 5.1-27.3 15 39.7 24.2-57.5
Union 32 4 15.3 5.8-34.7 1 4.4 0.6-25.5 4 13.5 4.8-32.4 10 29.0 15.1-48.3 13 37.8 22.3-56.2
Wake 68 19 27.2 17.1-40.2 3 5.7 1.8-16.6 6 8.7 3.8-18.9 10 15.1 8.2-26.3 30 43.3 31.4-56.1
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 27 6 18.9 8.4-37.3 2 8.2 2.0-27.5 4 15.5 5.4-37.0 3 13.0 4.1-34.7 12 44.4 26.4-64.0
Northeast Partnership II 37 7 22.7 10.7-41.8 4 12.2 4.5-28.9 8 19.3 9.2-36.1 7 16.2 7.3-32.4 11 29.5 14.6-50.7
Northeast Partnership I 36 4 8.9 2.9-23.9 4 10.4 3.6-26.8 6 17.0 6.8-36.4 11 44.1 20.9-70.2 11 19.6 9.1-37.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 25 4 17.1 6.2-39.0 2 10.9 2.7-34.9 3 10.9 3.3-30.1 9 40.1 21.7-61.8 7 21.1 9.6-40.1
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 36 9 22.2 11.0-39.8 1 5.0 0.7-28.2 2 5.0 1.1-19.6 12 26.3 14.0-43.9 12 41.4 24.1-61.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 31 8 15.7 7.3-30.7 4 20.4 7.7-43.9 1 2.6 0.4-16.5 5 16.8 6.7-36.0 13 44.5 26.7-63.9
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 45 13 33.7 20.6-50.0 3 7.2 2.2-20.8 6 13.5 5.9-27.9 7 15.1 7.1-29.4 16 30.5 18.7-45.6
Chatham/Lee/Moore 35 10 32.0 17.3-51.4 4 7.6 2.7-19.3 2 3.6 0.9-14.0 7 22.7 10.6-41.9 12 34.1 18.5-54.2
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 67 9 9.2 4.4-18.2 8 17.8 8.6-33.3 7 11.5 5.2-23.6 20 28.2 17.7-41.8 23 33.3 21.8-47.3
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 26 6 22.4 10.0-42.9 1 4.6 0.6-26.3 3 13.9 4.2-37.3 9 30.3 15.2-51.3 7 28.8 13.6-50.9
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 30 7 24.6 11.2-45.8 5 19.9 8.2-40.8 1 3.6 0.5-21.8 3 13.8 4.5-35.4 14 38.1 22.1-57.2
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 48 7 16.1 7.6-30.9 3 7.3 2.3-21.3 7 16.9 7.7-33.2 11 20.2 10.8-34.8 20 39.4 25.4-55.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 42 6 12.6 4.8-29.4 4 8.7 2.5-26.4 5 16.0 6.7-33.8 13 31.3 17.6-49.2 14 31.4 18.0-48.7
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 86 15 17.2 10.0-27.9 8 9.0 4.4-17.6 16 18.2 10.6-29.3 21 29.8 16.8-47.2 26 25.7 16.2-38.3
No 1,332 295 21.9 19.4-24.7 96 8.6 6.9-10.7 159 12.2 10.2-14.5 263 19.1 16.7-21.7 519 38.3 35.2-41.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 469 100 20.7 16.8-25.3 35 9.2 6.4-13.1 53 11.1 8.2-14.9 104 22.1 17.4-27.6 177 36.9 31.7-42.4
Piedmont 820 186 22.9 19.7-26.6 59 8.6 6.4-11.3 105 12.7 10.2-15.7 152 17.7 14.9-21.0 318 38.1 34.2-42.2
Western NC 129 24 17.5 11.2-26.3 10 7.4 3.5-14.9 17 15.2 9.0-24.6 28 23.7 16.1-33.6 50 36.2 27.3-46.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 73 12 15.0 7.8-27.0 4 6.1 1.7-19.2 13 17.6 9.6-30.1 18 26.1 15.9-39.8 26 35.2 23.8-48.5
Northwest 300 61 21.1 16.1-27.1 30 11.6 7.8-16.8 37 13.9 9.4-20.2 60 18.2 13.7-23.7 112 35.3 29.1-41.9
Charlotte 212 36 18.3 13.0-25.2 18 10.1 6.1-16.5 26 13.8 9.2-20.3 39 16.9 11.8-23.6 93 40.8 33.3-48.7
Greensboro 170 45 22.7 16.3-30.7 8 7.0 3.3-13.9 25 12.9 7.9-20.4 27 16.7 11.1-24.5 65 40.7 32.0-50.1
Southern Regional 143 27 18.1 12.2-26.1 10 8.2 3.8-16.5 14 11.5 6.3-20.2 40 24.1 17.0-33.0 52 38.1 28.8-48.4
Coastal 66 16 22.7 12.7-37.1 5 10.4 4.2-23.3 2 2.8 0.7-10.4 13 19.4 11.1-31.7 30 44.9 31.5-59.0
Wake 218 63 29.9 23.0-37.7 13 6.1 3.2-11.3 26 10.3 6.6-15.8 33 16.4 11.3-23.1 83 37.4 30.1-45.3
Area L 47 9 20.5 10.6-36.0 7 17.3 8.3-32.5 6 13.6 5.8-28.5 10 24.0 13.0-39.9 15 24.7 14.6-38.5
Eastern 173 37 19.8 13.9-27.4 9 6.6 3.2-13.2 23 12.3 7.9-18.8 41 26.3 17.4-37.6 63 35.0 26.8-44.3

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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, 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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