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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Family Planning-WHITE FEMALES

Are you or your husband/wife/partner doing anything now to keep from getting pregnant?
Some things people do to keep from getting pregnant include not having sex at certain times, using birth
control methods such as the pill, Norplant, shots or D epo-provera, condoms, diaphragm, foam, IUD, having
their tubes tied, or having a vasectomy.(If multiple partners consider usual method.)*.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Not Sexually Active Same sex partner
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,174 1,501 69.4 66.9-71.7 365 18.0 16.1-20.0 298 12.3 10.6-14.1 10 0.4 0.2- 0.7
AGE
18-24 286 177 57.4 50.1-64.4 39 15.3 10.8-21.3 70 27.3 21.0-34.6 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 867 617 71.4 67.6-74.9 153 18.1 15.3-21.4 95 10.4 8.1-13.2 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
35-44 1,021 707 71.6 68.2-74.9 173 18.7 15.9-21.9 133 8.9 7.2-11.0 8 0.7 0.3- 1.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 85 69.7 60.1-77.9 28 18.7 12.4-27.2 15 10.8 6.0-18.6 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 512 356 67.0 61.7-71.9 89 21.9 17.6-26.9 65 10.9 8.1-14.6 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8
Some Post-H.S. 644 425 66.5 61.7-71.0 118 19.2 15.7-23.2 101 14.3 11.0-18.4 0 0.0 . - .
College Graduate 888 634 72.7 69.1-76.1 130 14.7 12.1-17.7 117 11.9 9.5-14.8 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 131 85 62.2 50.8-72.4 10 8.4 3.7-17.9 36 29.4 20.1-40.7 0 0.0 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 292 184 63.7 56.5-70.4 48 19.2 13.9-25.9 59 16.7 12.1-22.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
$25,000- 34,999 298 196 66.4 59.5-72.6 48 20.0 14.9-26.2 54 13.7 9.7-19.0 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 358 256 73.6 68.0-78.6 53 14.7 11.0-19.4 48 11.5 8.2-16.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
$50,000-74,999 340 248 73.3 67.2-78.5 63 20.6 15.7-26.4 24 4.9 3.1- 7.8 5 1.3 0.5- 3.4
$75,000+ 409 308 75.1 69.7-79.8 85 20.2 15.9-25.2 13 4.2 2.3- 7.7 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 359 233 60.9 54.2-67.1 58 19.2 14.5-25.0 67 19.6 14.5-25.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
No 1,778 1,245 71.4 68.8-73.9 298 17.6 15.5-19.9 226 10.6 9.0-12.5 9 0.4 0.2- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 43 31 74.0 56.0-86.4 5 9.6 3.8-22.2 7 16.5 6.6-35.6 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 2,117 1,462 69.3 66.9-71.7 357 18.1 16.1-20.2 288 12.2 10.5-14.1 10 0.4 0.2- 0.8
Currently Serving 14 8 57.8 29.5-81.7 3 26.2 8.2-58.4 3 16.1 4.3-44.7 0 0.0 . - .

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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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