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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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 4,921 2,980 60.7 59.0-62.4 1,132 25.7 24.2-27.2 788 13.2 12.1-14.3 21 0.5 0.3- 0.8
GENDER
Male 2,747 1,479 56.0 53.7-58.2 767 29.9 27.8-32.0 490 13.6 12.3-15.1 11 0.5 0.3- 1.0
Female 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
18-24 486 295 58.1 52.5-63.5 69 14.7 11.2-18.9 121 27.0 22.2-32.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
25-34 1,465 994 67.7 64.6-70.6 288 21.7 19.1-24.5 179 10.4 8.7-12.5 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6
35-44 1,804 1,183 66.5 63.8-69.2 352 22.0 19.7-24.5 255 10.4 9.0-12.1 14 1.0 0.6- 1.9
45-54 773 372 51.4 47.1-55.6 253 35.6 31.6-39.8 147 13.0 10.7-15.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
55-64 393 136 37.0 31.2-43.2 170 47.1 41.0-53.3 86 15.8 12.2-20.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 377 194 52.8 46.7-58.9 108 28.2 22.9-34.0 74 18.8 14.5-24.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,292 766 59.6 56.3-62.8 294 26.2 23.3-29.3 228 14.0 12.0-16.3 4 0.2 0.1- 0.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,368 831 59.7 56.4-62.9 316 26.3 23.4-29.3 216 13.5 11.4-16.0 5 0.6 0.2- 1.5
College Graduate 1,881 1,188 64.0 61.3-66.6 413 24.3 22.0-26.9 269 11.0 9.5-12.7 11 0.6 0.3- 1.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 288 139 46.5 39.1-54.1 40 18.8 13.0-26.4 108 34.5 27.7-42.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
$15,000- 24,999 555 317 57.1 51.7-62.3 111 24.6 20.1-29.8 124 17.7 14.2-21.9 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0
$25,000- 34,999 636 353 56.0 51.2-60.6 136 26.1 22.0-30.8 145 17.7 14.6-21.3 2 0.2 0.0- 0.6
$35,000- 49,999 833 520 64.0 60.0-67.8 174 22.4 19.2-26.1 137 13.1 10.8-15.9 2 0.4 0.1- 2.3
$50,000-74,999 826 534 64.5 60.5-68.4 217 28.4 24.8-32.4 70 6.6 5.0- 8.7 5 0.4 0.2- 1.1
$75,000+ 1,031 685 65.1 61.5-68.6 298 30.4 27.0-33.9 40 3.5 2.4- 5.1 8 1.0 0.4- 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,018 521 51.4 47.7-55.2 245 27.1 23.8-30.7 247 20.8 18.0-23.9 5 0.7 0.3- 1.7
No 3,802 2,396 63.3 61.4-65.2 865 25.3 23.6-27.1 525 10.9 9.8-12.1 16 0.4 0.2- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 612 313 53.1 48.4-57.8 199 35.7 31.3-40.4 97 10.6 8.5-13.2 3 0.5 0.1- 1.9
Non-Veteran 4,212 2,608 61.8 60.0-63.6 909 24.1 22.5-25.8 677 13.6 12.4-14.9 18 0.5 0.3- 0.8
Currently Serving 96 59 63.3 51.7-73.6 24 26.7 17.7-38.2 13 9.9 5.3-18.0 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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