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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Family Planning-WHITE FEMALES

How do you feel about having a child now or sometime in the future? Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.^
Do NOT want to have one Do want to have one Not sure if do or don't
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,201 430 35.3 32.2-38.7 534 44.7 41.4-48.1 237 19.9 17.3-22.8
AGE
18-24 205 39 21.9 15.5-30.0 128 56.8 48.3-64.9 38 21.3 15.0-29.3
25-34 575 147 23.7 19.9-27.9 296 54.1 49.3-58.9 132 22.2 18.5-26.4
35-44 421 244 59.6 53.7-65.1 110 24.6 20.1-29.8 67 15.8 11.9-20.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 52 19 39.3 25.2-55.4 23 40.6 26.6-56.4 10 20.1 10.2-35.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 260 112 39.6 32.8-46.9 109 43.6 36.5-50.9 39 16.8 11.8-23.2
Some Post-H.S. 330 122 39.1 32.8-45.8 140 43.0 36.7-49.6 68 17.8 13.7-23.0
College Graduate 558 177 30.6 26.3-35.3 262 46.9 42.0-51.9 119 22.5 18.5-27.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 62 22 33.8 21.4-48.9 26 39.1 25.8-54.3 14 27.1 14.8-44.3
$15,000- 24,999 131 55 44.6 34.5-55.1 54 39.0 29.6-49.2 22 16.5 9.6-26.7
$25,000- 34,999 167 57 36.5 28.3-45.6 75 42.2 33.8-51.0 35 21.3 15.0-29.3
$35,000- 49,999 207 68 29.8 23.2-37.5 101 49.6 41.6-57.6 38 20.6 14.8-27.9
$50,000-74,999 218 79 36.4 29.2-44.2 103 48.9 41.1-56.8 36 14.7 10.1-21.0
$75,000+ 240 89 38.0 30.9-45.8 102 43.0 35.6-50.7 49 19.0 13.9-25.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 157 55 30.1 22.7-38.7 74 52.0 42.7-61.2 28 17.9 11.9-25.9
No 1,029 369 36.1 32.6-39.7 451 43.4 39.8-47.1 209 20.5 17.6-23.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 24 12 51.6 30.0-72.6 9 40.5 21.1-63.5 3 7.8 2.4-22.5
Non-Veteran 1,170 417 35.2 32.0-38.6 521 44.8 41.4-48.2 232 20.0 17.4-23.0
Currently Serving 7 1 4.5 0.5-28.6 4 52.2 17.1-85.3 2 43.3 12.0-81.0

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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

^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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