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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Family Planning

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Respond.^
Tubes tied Vasectomy Pill Condoms Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,978 996 24.4 22.8-26.1 521 13.0 11.8-14.3 1,112 27.2 25.6-29.0 613 16.0 14.6-17.4 736 19.4 17.9-21.1
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 92 18 19.6 11.8-30.7 6 6.5 2.9-14.2 38 42.3 31.1-54.4 13 13.2 7.0-23.6 17 18.4 11.0-29.1
Buncombe 89 16 16.2 9.6-26.0 13 13.7 7.8-22.9 26 33.6 23.4-45.7 13 13.9 7.8-23.5 21 22.6 14.6-33.3
Cabarrus 122 20 14.9 9.5-22.7 28 22.7 15.7-31.6 35 32.1 23.4-42.3 19 11.9 7.4-18.7 20 18.4 11.9-27.2
Catawba 97 25 28.3 19.1-39.8 17 17.9 10.9-28.1 21 18.7 11.7-28.5 19 21.9 12.0-36.6 15 13.2 7.8-21.5
Cumberland 138 28 18.8 12.8-26.7 24 17.5 11.5-25.6 43 30.4 22.3-39.9 25 22.1 14.5-32.2 18 11.3 6.9-17.9
Davidson 89 33 32.5 22.1-44.9 11 14.9 7.4-27.7 22 28.9 17.5-43.8 3 2.7 0.7- 9.6 20 21.0 13.0-32.0
Durham 128 17 11.5 6.7-19.0 7 6.3 3.0-12.9 44 38.7 29.1-49.2 32 22.9 15.6-32.4 28 20.6 13.9-29.4
Forsyth 114 32 29.6 21.1-39.9 14 15.0 8.9-24.3 34 25.4 17.7-35.0 17 16.7 10.2-26.2 17 13.3 8.0-21.2
Gaston 92 25 24.4 16.3-34.8 18 20.1 12.6-30.5 17 19.0 11.5-29.7 16 18.0 11.0-28.1 16 18.5 11.0-29.4
Guilford 98 22 20.6 13.1-30.9 15 16.2 9.6-25.9 24 22.3 14.6-32.6 17 18.3 11.2-28.4 20 22.6 14.6-33.3
Iredell 124 41 33.8 25.3-43.4 14 10.8 6.3-17.9 39 30.7 22.7-40.2 14 11.7 6.7-19.4 16 13.0 7.8-20.9
Johnston 125 28 23.4 15.7-33.5 14 11.6 6.3-20.2 44 36.4 26.7-47.3 12 10.2 5.2-19.0 27 18.4 12.3-26.7
Mecklenburg 194 43 24.0 18.0-31.3 20 9.4 5.9-14.6 53 23.6 18.0-30.2 41 22.8 16.9-30.0 37 20.2 14.4-27.4
New Hanover 93 17 14.8 8.9-23.5 10 9.9 5.2-18.2 31 32.3 22.8-43.5 12 14.0 7.8-23.8 23 29.0 19.3-41.2
Onslow 133 30 19.6 13.5-27.4 26 19.8 13.4-28.3 36 27.5 20.2-36.4 13 9.1 5.1-15.6 28 24.0 16.9-32.9
Orange 125 12 8.9 4.8-16.0 17 17.1 10.6-26.5 43 34.4 25.4-44.7 30 21.1 14.4-29.7 23 18.5 11.8-27.8
Pitt 117 26 23.9 16.3-33.5 8 5.9 2.9-11.7 35 27.3 19.5-36.8 23 21.1 13.9-30.7 25 21.8 14.4-31.7
Randolph 100 34 32.6 23.3-43.5 7 6.0 2.6-13.2 23 20.8 13.6-30.5 15 17.4 10.1-28.2 21 23.3 14.8-34.6
Robeson 93 40 41.6 30.7-53.5 6 5.8 2.4-13.5 18 18.9 11.1-30.2 15 17.3 9.9-28.4 14 16.4 9.5-26.9
Rowan 113 26 20.3 13.5-29.3 23 19.1 12.7-27.8 25 22.1 15.0-31.5 16 15.8 9.0-26.3 23 22.7 14.9-32.9
Union 133 32 28.2 19.2-39.4 27 16.9 11.3-24.4 40 31.2 22.4-41.5 17 12.5 7.4-20.3 17 11.3 6.8-18.3
Wake 199 21 12.6 7.8-19.8 29 13.6 9.4-19.4 79 35.2 28.3-42.9 37 18.0 12.9-24.6 33 20.6 14.6-28.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 93 23 24.9 16.0-36.6 14 17.1 10.0-27.8 28 30.0 20.7-41.4 13 11.1 6.2-19.0 15 16.8 10.0-26.8
Northeast Partnership II 89 28 31.2 21.7-42.6 10 12.2 6.5-21.8 22 21.2 13.7-31.5 8 11.4 5.5-22.1 21 24.0 15.6-35.0
Northeast Partnership I 82 34 38.3 27.4-50.5 6 7.9 3.4-17.4 13 22.8 13.2-36.5 19 20.6 12.6-31.8 10 10.4 5.5-18.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 98 32 27.3 18.7-37.9 14 15.5 9.1-25.0 17 19.9 11.9-31.3 15 16.4 9.6-26.8 20 20.9 12.8-32.4
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 133 39 28.6 20.9-37.7 17 13.2 8.1-20.8 41 29.0 21.4-38.0 17 12.2 7.3-19.6 19 17.1 10.9-25.9
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 105 29 28.1 19.7-38.3 13 13.1 7.6-21.7 25 22.9 15.3-32.6 12 10.5 5.6-18.8 26 25.4 16.6-36.9
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 101 25 25.0 16.7-35.6 13 11.8 6.7-20.0 29 28.7 20.2-39.1 12 10.7 6.0-18.5 22 23.7 15.8-34.1
Chatham/Lee/Moore 103 23 20.4 13.3-30.0 10 8.7 4.5-16.3 26 20.2 13.4-29.3 22 25.7 16.7-37.3 22 24.9 16.3-36.2
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 127 40 31.0 22.4-41.2 16 11.9 6.8-20.0 37 26.6 18.9-36.0 14 14.6 8.5-23.7 20 15.9 9.7-25.0
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 108 36 35.3 26.1-45.6 15 14.1 8.5-22.4 26 22.0 14.9-31.2 9 7.4 3.6-14.5 22 21.3 14.1-30.9
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 85 24 28.0 18.0-40.8 6 8.0 3.4-17.4 28 33.8 22.4-47.5 15 11.0 6.2-18.8 12 19.2 7.7-40.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 110 37 35.8 26.2-46.7 19 13.6 8.4-21.1 19 17.1 10.6-26.4 16 15.2 9.0-24.5 19 18.3 11.1-28.6
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 136 40 26.3 18.2-36.3 14 10.9 6.1-18.8 31 26.2 18.0-36.6 22 15.8 10.0-24.1 29 20.8 13.7-30.3
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 207 73 33.6 26.7-41.2 19 9.7 6.1-15.2 48 26.2 19.7-34.0 32 14.2 9.8-20.3 35 16.3 11.6-22.4
No 3,771 923 23.9 22.3-25.7 502 13.1 11.9-14.5 1,064 27.3 25.6-29.1 581 16.0 14.6-17.6 701 19.6 18.0-21.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,333 365 26.3 23.7-29.2 168 13.3 11.3-15.6 363 26.6 23.9-29.5 185 14.5 12.4-17.0 252 19.2 16.8-21.9
Piedmont 2,255 525 22.8 20.8-25.1 308 13.2 11.7-15.0 650 27.8 25.6-30.1 366 17.0 15.1-19.1 406 19.1 17.1-21.3
Western NC 390 106 26.6 21.6-32.3 45 11.2 8.1-15.2 99 26.4 21.4-32.0 62 14.6 11.1-19.1 78 21.2 16.4-26.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 215 53 22.1 16.0-29.6 27 12.6 8.3-18.8 53 28.6 21.5-36.8 35 16.3 11.4-22.9 47 20.4 14.7-27.6
Northwest 747 224 31.5 27.5-35.8 106 14.3 11.6-17.6 191 24.2 20.7-28.2 100 13.4 10.6-16.8 126 16.6 13.6-20.1
Charlotte 623 150 25.7 21.7-30.2 106 13.8 11.1-17.0 165 24.9 21.2-29.1 100 17.9 14.4-22.0 102 17.7 14.2-21.8
Greensboro 518 110 21.4 17.3-26.2 60 12.7 9.5-16.8 165 28.1 23.7-32.9 85 16.1 12.5-20.5 98 21.7 17.4-26.7
Southern Regional 413 125 26.9 22.4-32.0 51 13.3 9.9-17.6 106 24.9 20.3-30.1 65 18.4 14.1-23.7 66 16.6 12.5-21.6
Coastal 192 41 20.4 14.9-27.1 23 12.3 8.1-18.3 59 30.8 24.0-38.5 22 11.0 7.1-16.6 47 25.6 19.2-33.3
Wake 588 103 15.6 12.2-19.9 63 11.2 8.5-14.7 202 34.7 30.0-39.6 101 17.6 14.1-21.7 119 20.9 16.9-25.6
Area L 154 53 31.7 24.0-40.4 18 13.2 8.2-20.4 22 15.1 9.8-22.7 31 19.4 13.2-27.6 30 20.6 13.9-29.4
Eastern 503 130 27.2 22.5-32.4 67 13.8 10.5-17.8 141 26.8 22.5-31.7 68 12.5 9.6-16.1 97 19.7 15.9-24.3

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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, 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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