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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

What are you or your husband/wife/partner doing now to keep from getting pregnant?*

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  Total
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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,242 756 23.5 21.8-25.4 489 15.2 13.8-16.8 950 28.3 26.5-30.3 457 14.4 13.0-16.0 590 18.4 16.8-20.2
No 732 240 28.2 24.4-32.2 32 3.8 2.5- 5.8 160 22.5 18.9-26.7 155 22.1 18.5-26.2 145 23.4 19.4-27.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 60 13 27.8 15.0-45.6 4 6.3 1.8-19.4 20 31.4 19.1-47.1 11 16.1 8.0-29.7 12 18.5 8.8-34.8
Recommended Range 1,433 281 18.6 16.3-21.2 169 11.4 9.6-13.4 480 32.2 29.4-35.2 245 18.5 16.0-21.2 258 19.4 16.8-22.2
Overweight 1,382 334 24.3 21.6-27.3 223 15.3 13.2-17.7 367 26.0 23.2-29.0 207 15.6 13.4-18.2 251 18.7 16.3-21.4
Obese 935 330 34.1 30.5-37.8 113 13.2 10.8-16.1 192 21.1 18.0-24.5 127 12.6 10.3-15.4 173 19.0 15.9-22.6
Current Smoker
No 2,925 651 22.3 20.4-24.2 423 14.3 12.8-15.8 877 28.8 26.9-30.9 437 15.4 13.9-17.1 537 19.2 17.4-21.1
Yes 1,043 342 30.4 27.1-33.9 97 9.3 7.4-11.6 234 22.8 19.8-26.1 174 17.4 14.6-20.6 196 20.0 17.1-23.3
Binge Drinker
No 3,410 884 25.6 23.9-27.5 464 13.8 12.5-15.2 923 26.1 24.4-27.9 502 14.9 13.5-16.4 637 19.6 17.9-21.3
Yes 528 102 17.2 13.6-21.4 57 9.3 6.8-12.5 175 33.7 28.8-38.9 107 22.5 18.2-27.5 87 17.3 13.7-21.7
Heavy Drinker
No 3,795 944 24.3 22.7-26.1 506 13.3 12.0-14.6 1,058 27.1 25.4-28.9 587 16.0 14.6-17.6 700 19.2 17.7-20.9
Yes 149 42 26.7 18.8-36.4 12 6.7 3.5-12.6 43 28.2 20.1-38.1 24 16.0 9.6-25.5 28 22.4 15.0-32.2
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 389 156 36.3 30.6-42.3 37 9.9 7.0-13.9 57 14.0 10.2-19.0 46 11.8 8.2-16.6 93 28.0 22.0-34.9
No 3,580 839 23.1 21.4-24.8 484 13.4 12.1-14.8 1,054 28.9 27.1-30.7 565 16.5 15.0-18.0 638 18.2 16.7-19.8
Current Asthma
Yes 256 84 28.3 22.2-35.4 28 12.1 7.8-18.4 56 22.3 16.5-29.4 34 13.8 8.9-20.8 54 23.4 17.4-30.6
No 3,704 908 24.1 22.5-25.9 491 13.0 11.8-14.3 1,051 27.6 25.8-29.4 574 16.1 14.7-17.6 680 19.2 17.6-20.9
Diabetes
Yes 151 53 35.0 26.8-44.3 19 15.4 9.6-23.8 23 11.8 7.5-18.0 13 8.8 4.4-16.7 43 29.0 21.2-38.3
Yes, During Pregnancy 60 17 31.7 19.3-47.3 10 13.7 6.9-25.2 15 23.4 13.5-37.6 6 9.6 4.0-21.1 12 21.6 10.9-38.3
No 3,737 915 23.8 22.1-25.5 487 12.9 11.7-14.2 1,070 28.0 26.2-29.8 590 16.3 14.9-17.9 675 19.0 17.5-20.7
No, Bordeline Diabetes 30 11 42.5 24.7-62.5 5 13.4 5.2-30.3 4 13.5 4.9-32.0 4 10.2 3.5-26.4 6 20.3 8.9-40.1

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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, 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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