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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson County

Family Planning

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 Depo-provera, condoms, diaphragm, foam, IUD, having
their tubes tied, or having a vasect omy.

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

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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%)
North Carolina 4,375 2,730 63.3 61.3-65.3 1,003 21.8 20.3-23.4 623 14.5 12.8-16.3 19 0.5 0.3- 0.8
-Davidson County 166 101 59.2 49.7-68.1 38 25.0 17.9-33.9 26 15.2 9.2-24.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6
GENDER
Male 98 51 52.8 40.6-64.6 28 33.0 22.7-45.3 18 13.4 7.4-23.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6
Female 68 50 70.3 53.8-82.8 10 11.4 5.7-21.5 8 18.3 7.7-37.5 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 138 83 59.0 49.0-68.3 33 27.3 19.3-37.2 21 13.0 7.5-21.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
Other 28 18 60.0 35.9-80.0 5 17.7 6.7-39.2 5 22.4 7.8-49.6 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 122 74 57.5 46.3-67.9 27 25.5 17.2-36.1 20 16.4 9.3-27.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4
45+ 39 26 71.4 54.6-83.8 9 21.7 11.1-38.0 4 6.9 2.1-20.5 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 80 49 57.9 43.7-71.0 20 29.2 18.3-43.2 11 12.9 5.6-26.8 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 86 52 60.7 48.1-72.0 18 20.5 12.6-31.6 15 17.7 9.5-30.8 1 1.1 0.1- 7.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 85 45 52.1 38.6-65.2 20 27.7 17.3-41.3 20 20.2 11.8-32.4 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 67 49 72.5 58.8-83.0 15 24.8 14.7-38.6 2 1.3 0.3- 5.6 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2

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*This question was asked of female respondents who reported being ages 18-50 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.


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