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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Family Planning

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%)
North Carolina 1,365 224 19.0 16.4-21.9 135 9.3 7.6-11.5 201 12.9 10.9-15.1 239 16.5 14.2-19.1 566 42.3 39.0-45.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 29 4 11.7 3.9-30.3 4 12.5 4.3-31.3 8 20.9 9.5-40.0 5 13.5 5.2-30.7 8 41.4 19.3-67.6
Buncombe 23 3 13.2 4.1-35.3 4 15.1 4.9-38.0 6 23.4 10.1-45.4 3 11.3 3.0-34.6 7 36.9 18.4-60.4
Cabarrus 35 4 20.6 6.7-48.2 5 9.3 3.7-21.5 6 14.0 6.0-29.3 5 13.9 4.9-33.7 15 42.3 24.7-62.0
Catawba 42 3 9.7 3.1-26.8 7 21.6 10.3-39.8 3 5.4 1.6-16.6 9 21.7 11.3-37.7 20 41.5 27.1-57.5
Cumberland 37 4 12.1 4.0-31.0 3 9.5 2.8-27.4 7 14.9 6.7-30.0 7 15.9 6.5-34.0 16 47.6 29.8-65.9
Davidson 35 6 23.2 10.5-43.8 4 8.2 2.8-22.0 10 24.8 12.3-43.6 4 11.0 4.0-26.8 11 32.7 17.0-53.7
Durham 46 9 22.3 11.3-39.3 2 2.5 0.5-10.8 7 10.6 4.7-22.3 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 27 63.7 46.8-77.8
Forsyth 35 4 9.0 3.2-23.0 4 10.3 3.8-25.0 5 17.8 7.1-38.0 7 20.2 9.0-39.6 15 42.6 25.8-61.4
Gaston 33 5 14.9 6.0-32.4 3 8.2 2.4-24.3 7 17.4 8.0-34.0 5 15.9 5.8-36.6 13 43.6 26.1-62.8
Guilford 45 7 17.2 8.0-33.0 1 3.5 0.5-21.1 7 11.0 4.7-23.8 11 22.2 11.8-37.9 19 46.1 29.1-64.1
Iredell 49 10 27.1 14.0-46.0 5 8.0 3.2-18.7 6 10.7 4.5-23.2 10 15.5 8.0-28.1 18 38.7 23.7-56.2
Johnston 40 10 25.6 12.9-44.4 1 1.7 0.2-11.5 7 18.7 7.2-40.5 8 19.2 7.6-40.6 14 34.8 18.1-56.3
Mecklenburg 76 12 17.0 9.4-28.9 4 7.3 2.5-19.5 13 12.5 6.8-21.8 12 16.8 8.7-29.9 35 46.4 34.0-59.2
New Hanover 30 7 23.0 10.5-43.2 3 10.0 3.0-28.1 6 17.4 7.6-34.9 1 6.3 0.9-33.0 13 43.3 26.0-62.5
Onslow 36 13 35.4 18.9-56.2 3 9.5 2.9-26.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 7 8.6 3.8-18.6 12 45.1 26.1-65.7
Orange 25 4 16.8 6.3-37.7 3 6.2 1.8-19.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.4 1.0-17.0 16 72.6 52.1-86.5
Pitt 36 5 18.0 7.6-37.0 2 5.0 0.9-22.4 3 7.7 2.3-22.5 9 24.6 12.1-43.6 17 44.7 27.6-63.2
Randolph 26 3 16.2 5.2-40.5 1 3.8 0.5-22.7 4 10.4 3.6-26.5 3 6.6 2.0-19.3 15 63.0 41.7-80.2
Robeson 45 8 21.2 8.5-43.6 3 6.4 2.0-18.7 8 13.5 6.3-26.7 6 11.9 4.7-27.1 20 47.0 29.9-64.8
Rowan 36 8 41.5 23.5-62.0 7 16.7 7.4-33.3 7 15.3 6.8-30.7 6 8.6 3.5-19.8 8 18.0 8.1-35.3
Union 41 8 24.8 11.6-45.3 5 15.3 4.4-41.6 7 12.9 5.2-28.8 4 7.3 2.3-20.5 17 39.6 23.3-58.7
Wake 62 13 24.8 14.7-38.6 5 8.6 3.4-20.1 6 10.8 4.7-22.9 9 11.5 5.7-21.8 29 44.3 31.6-57.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 35 6 19.4 8.2-39.1 3 6.5 2.1-18.7 3 11.2 3.3-31.7 8 21.0 10.2-38.4 15 41.9 25.6-60.2
Northeast Partnership II*** 41 5 14.6 5.4-33.8 7 13.3 5.8-27.5 6 13.7 5.7-29.7 11 26.6 14.2-44.2 12 31.8 16.6-52.1
Northeast Partnership I*** 24 4 39.3 14.1-71.9 2 6.7 1.3-28.5 3 10.5 3.0-30.9 7 17.9 7.0-38.7 8 25.6 10.9-49.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 45 7 18.6 8.6-35.6 4 8.5 2.8-23.4 7 12.9 5.7-26.6 6 21.3 9.2-41.8 21 38.7 24.6-55.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 35 6 25.1 10.6-48.8 5 9.7 3.6-23.4 1 3.4 0.5-20.9 8 30.3 14.7-52.3 15 31.5 17.6-49.7
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 34 4 16.5 5.8-38.7 3 8.3 2.6-23.7 5 13.4 4.9-31.5 11 28.4 15.5-46.1 11 33.4 18.9-51.9
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 45 9 21.3 10.6-38.1 3 3.7 1.0-12.0 4 8.5 3.1-21.4 6 9.5 3.7-22.2 23 57.0 40.9-71.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 36 6 22.4 10.1-42.7 4 13.3 4.8-31.6 7 13.5 5.5-29.2 3 9.5 3.0-26.2 16 41.4 25.0-59.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 58 9 13.8 6.6-26.7 6 7.1 2.9-16.4 6 11.6 4.9-24.8 11 13.2 6.8-23.9 26 54.3 39.0-68.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 36 5 12.5 4.8-28.9 7 27.6 11.7-52.3 4 8.2 2.9-20.8 9 20.5 10.0-37.3 11 31.3 15.1-53.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 36 3 5.3 1.5-16.7 2 3.0 0.6-12.9 6 28.0 10.5-56.3 9 20.0 9.6-37.3 16 43.7 25.4-63.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 38 7 23.5 10.0-45.9 5 9.0 3.2-22.5 7 15.0 6.2-32.1 3 7.5 2.2-22.3 16 45.0 27.5-63.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 40 3 7.7 2.2-23.6 5 13.4 5.0-31.0 8 19.1 8.6-37.1 13 31.2 16.4-51.2 11 28.7 14.1-49.7
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 74 11 22.6 11.3-40.2 12 13.6 7.3-23.9 9 10.8 5.3-20.9 20 22.7 13.9-34.7 22 30.3 18.9-44.8
No 1,291 213 18.8 16.2-21.7 123 9.1 7.3-11.3 192 13.0 11.0-15.3 219 16.2 13.8-18.9 544 42.9 39.5-46.4
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 451 83 21.5 16.7-27.2 41 8.6 6.1-11.9 56 10.8 7.9-14.5 89 19.4 15.2-24.5 182 39.8 34.3-45.5
Piedmont 783 126 19.2 16.0-22.9 79 8.8 6.7-11.5 120 12.8 10.4-15.8 121 14.4 11.7-17.7 337 44.7 40.3-49.2
Western NC 131 15 11.8 6.1-21.4 15 13.7 7.0-25.1 25 18.2 11.4-27.6 29 19.5 12.6-29.0 47 36.8 27.2-47.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 63 6 9.3 3.9-20.7 9 13.9 6.6-26.9 14 20.4 11.3-33.9 16 25.2 14.1-40.8 18 31.2 18.7-47.1
Northwest 290 44 18.1 12.9-24.8 37 12.9 8.2-19.6 46 15.2 10.6-21.3 53 15.0 10.9-20.3 110 38.9 31.8-46.5
Charlotte 215 30 16.9 11.5-24.2 21 8.6 4.8-15.0 40 15.0 10.4-21.1 33 15.5 10.2-22.9 91 44.0 36.0-52.4
Greensboro 153 21 15.0 9.2-23.3 12 7.2 3.5-14.1 25 11.9 7.4-18.5 29 19.0 12.6-27.7 66 47.0 36.6-57.6
Southern Regional 154 27 19.7 11.9-30.8 13 7.9 4.2-14.3 20 10.2 6.1-16.4 22 15.4 8.4-26.5 72 46.8 36.6-57.3
Coastal 63 12 22.4 11.9-38.0 6 8.6 3.7-18.7 10 14.2 6.8-27.3 13 23.8 13.8-37.9 22 31.0 20.2-44.4
Wake 205 44 23.9 17.5-31.8 12 5.8 2.9-11.2 24 10.7 6.6-16.9 25 11.1 6.8-17.5 100 48.6 40.4-56.9
Area L 61 9 22.1 9.8-42.5 8 13.6 6.2-27.1 7 9.6 4.2-20.2 12 20.2 10.9-34.4 25 34.5 22.4-49.1
Eastern 161 31 22.3 15.3-31.4 17 9.3 5.5-15.2 15 9.1 5.1-16.0 36 19.1 13.2-26.8 62 40.2 31.4-49.6

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

**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.

***Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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