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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 189 117 64.9 56.4-72.6 47 24.6 17.9-32.9 22 8.8 5.3-14.2 3 1.7 0.5- 5.5
GENDER
Male 105 62 64.4 52.5-74.7 30 27.2 17.9-39.0 13 8.5 4.3-16.1 0 0.0 . - .
Female 84 55 65.8 53.6-76.1 17 20.6 12.7-31.7 9 9.3 4.4-18.8 3 4.3 1.3-13.6
RACE
White 114 75 69.7 59.8-78.1 25 20.8 13.9-30.0 11 6.5 3.2-12.9 3 3.0 0.9- 9.6
Other 75 42 58.7 44.2-71.9 22 29.6 18.0-44.5 11 11.7 5.8-22.4 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 134 91 70.7 61.4-78.5 27 18.7 12.6-26.8 13 8.4 4.5-15.4 3 2.2 0.6- 7.3
45+ 55 26 48.0 32.0-64.4 20 42.2 26.2-60.0 9 9.9 4.4-20.6 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 66 41 65.4 51.6-77.0 18 25.1 15.5-38.0 6 8.9 3.6-20.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2
Some College + 122 75 64.1 52.9-73.9 29 24.7 16.1-36.0 16 8.9 4.8-15.8 2 2.3 0.6- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 82 52 67.9 55.3-78.4 17 19.9 12.0-31.3 12 11.6 6.0-21.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
$50,000+ 92 57 63.0 50.3-74.1 27 30.5 20.0-43.5 6 3.6 1.2-10.0 2 3.0 0.7-11.2

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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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