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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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 1,009 215 20.2 17.5-23.2 79 9.0 7.0-11.5 140 14.0 11.6-16.9 195 19.6 16.9-22.7 380 37.1 33.6-40.8
GENDER
Male 673 94 14.5 11.7-17.9 78 12.1 9.4-15.4 107 14.9 12.0-18.4 130 19.4 16.1-23.1 264 39.1 34.9-43.6
Female 336 121 36.7 30.8-43.0 1 0.1 0.0- 1.1 33 11.5 7.8-16.7 65 20.4 15.6-26.1 116 31.3 25.9-37.4
AGE
18-24 62 20 31.2 19.7-45.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.0 0.4-10.4 2 2.4 0.6- 9.3 38 64.4 49.9-76.7
25-34 265 132 49.3 42.0-56.5 0 0.0 . - . 13 6.6 3.4-12.4 25 8.4 5.4-12.9 95 35.7 29.0-43.0
35-44 308 55 15.9 11.9-20.9 16 6.2 3.5-10.5 41 14.5 10.2-20.3 85 27.8 22.2-34.2 111 35.7 29.5-42.3
45-54 224 6 3.3 1.4- 7.6 38 18.2 12.9-25.1 47 19.0 13.8-25.5 55 26.1 19.9-33.5 78 33.3 26.6-40.9
55-64 150 2 1.4 0.3- 6.1 25 18.9 12.1-28.2 37 22.7 15.5-31.9 28 20.1 13.4-29.0 58 37.1 28.3-46.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 99 13 11.7 6.5-20.3 6 6.8 2.7-15.9 18 14.5 8.6-23.3 22 23.3 14.9-34.6 40 43.7 32.1-56.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 258 48 19.4 14.2-25.9 23 10.2 6.3-16.0 40 16.3 11.4-22.8 58 21.5 16.3-27.7 89 32.6 26.4-39.5
Some Post-H.S. 283 53 16.5 12.2-21.9 26 10.4 6.8-15.7 38 14.2 9.7-20.4 56 20.3 15.1-26.7 110 38.6 32.0-45.7
College Graduate 368 101 25.8 21.0-31.3 24 7.6 4.8-11.8 44 12.1 8.6-16.7 59 16.8 12.7-22.0 140 37.7 31.9-43.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 35 3 5.6 1.5-18.5 3 10.9 3.1-31.6 9 33.0 15.0-57.7 5 16.1 5.6-38.2 15 34.5 18.9-54.3
$15,000- 24,999 104 17 16.6 9.8-26.8 6 5.9 2.1-15.3 13 16.6 8.7-29.3 21 17.2 10.5-26.8 47 43.8 32.2-56.1
$25,000- 34,999 124 24 20.5 13.1-30.7 12 10.8 5.7-19.5 19 11.2 6.9-17.6 23 21.7 14.3-31.6 46 35.8 26.6-46.3
$35,000- 49,999 146 28 17.0 11.4-24.6 15 11.6 6.6-19.6 18 12.6 7.5-20.6 30 22.0 14.7-31.7 55 36.7 28.1-46.2
$50,000-74,999 196 51 26.7 20.0-34.6 22 12.2 7.7-18.8 29 15.3 10.0-22.7 31 15.4 10.4-22.3 63 30.3 23.4-38.3
$75,000+ 269 63 20.0 15.2-25.8 15 6.5 3.5-11.5 38 13.7 9.6-19.3 66 25.6 19.9-32.2 87 34.3 27.7-41.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 224 27 10.2 6.7-15.2 26 13.1 8.5-19.6 43 21.1 14.9-29.0 50 23.7 17.7-31.1 78 31.9 25.2-39.4
No 770 188 23.6 20.2-27.3 52 7.6 5.6-10.3 94 11.6 9.2-14.5 139 18.1 15.1-21.6 297 39.1 35.0-43.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 17 9.4 5.6-15.2 23 12.4 7.8-19.2 43 21.4 15.3-29.0 40 22.5 16.2-30.3 60 34.4 26.7-42.9
Non-Veteran 805 191 22.6 19.3-26.1 56 8.4 6.3-11.3 94 12.4 9.8-15.6 153 19.2 16.1-22.6 311 37.4 33.5-41.5
Currently Serving 21 7 26.3 11.3-50.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 9.7 2.9-27.9 2 11.4 2.4-39.6 9 52.7 30.0-74.3

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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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