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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Family Planning--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,136 256 21.5 18.8-24.4 90 9.5 7.6-11.9 140 12.4 10.2-14.9 233 21.0 18.3-24.0 417 35.6 32.4-39.0
No 280 52 21.3 15.8-28.1 14 5.2 2.7- 9.7 35 13.4 9.0-19.5 51 14.9 9.9-22.0 128 45.2 37.8-52.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 12 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.4 1.6-54.5 1 5.0 0.6-30.4 10 82.7 45.3-96.5
Recommended Range 422 106 23.2 18.8-28.2 21 5.3 3.2- 8.6 46 8.8 6.3-12.2 72 18.0 13.5-23.5 177 44.8 39.0-50.7
Overweight 536 111 21.6 17.7-26.2 50 10.5 7.7-14.1 66 12.7 9.6-16.5 112 20.3 16.5-24.6 197 35.0 30.4-39.9
Obese 384 68 16.2 12.4-20.8 33 11.6 7.9-16.7 59 17.9 13.4-23.5 85 21.3 16.9-26.5 139 33.0 27.8-38.7
Current Smoker
No 1,005 225 21.5 18.7-24.6 74 8.6 6.6-11.1 121 12.5 10.2-15.2 191 18.8 16.2-21.8 394 38.6 35.0-42.2
Yes 409 84 21.8 17.2-27.2 29 8.5 5.7-12.6 53 12.5 9.1-16.9 93 22.0 17.0-28.0 150 35.2 29.6-41.1
Binge Drinker
No 1,227 260 20.6 18.0-23.4 92 9.1 7.3-11.4 152 12.8 10.7-15.3 258 20.8 18.1-23.8 465 36.6 33.4-39.9
Yes 165 46 30.1 22.5-39.1 10 5.0 2.3-10.6 18 9.7 5.7-15.8 23 12.8 8.0-19.7 68 42.4 33.7-51.7
Heavy Drinker
No 1,342 299 22.0 19.5-24.8 95 8.4 6.7-10.4 165 12.6 10.6-14.9 271 19.9 17.4-22.7 512 37.1 34.1-40.3
Yes 58 8 14.6 6.9-28.3 7 13.5 5.8-28.5 9 14.1 6.9-26.8 11 18.8 10.4-31.6 23 39.0 25.4-54.5
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 194 19 10.8 6.3-18.0 20 11.3 6.9-18.0 30 16.3 10.9-23.6 55 28.2 21.4-36.2 70 33.3 26.1-41.5
No 1,222 291 23.3 20.6-26.3 82 8.0 6.2-10.1 145 12.0 9.9-14.4 229 18.5 15.9-21.3 475 38.3 35.0-41.6
Current Asthma
Yes 88 19 22.1 13.2-34.6 3 3.4 1.1-10.4 12 12.0 6.6-20.8 18 23.5 14.5-35.6 36 39.0 27.8-51.5
No 1,324 291 21.7 19.2-24.5 100 8.8 7.1-11.0 162 12.6 10.6-15.0 264 19.4 16.9-22.2 507 37.5 34.4-40.7
Diabetes
Yes 82 9 11.1 5.6-21.1 9 9.9 5.0-18.8 21 28.4 17.9-42.0 18 25.3 15.7-38.1 25 25.2 16.2-37.1
Yes, During Pregnancy 20 7 39.3 19.3-63.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.0 0.4-19.0 1 10.3 1.5-46.3 11 47.5 25.7-70.2
No 1,306 294 22.2 19.7-25.0 94 8.6 6.9-10.8 151 11.6 9.7-13.9 263 19.4 16.9-22.2 504 38.1 35.0-41.4
No, Bordeline Diabetes 10 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.1 0.9-38.5 2 21.3 4.9-58.9 2 22.1 5.1-60.2 5 49.4 19.3-80.0

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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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