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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 168 99 61.7 52.2-70.4 38 20.4 14.2-28.4 30 17.7 11.1-27.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
GENDER
Male 99 55 59.9 47.4-71.2 24 21.7 13.6-32.6 19 18.1 9.7-31.2 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5
Female 69 44 64.6 49.8-77.0 14 18.3 10.0-31.0 11 17.1 8.2-32.3 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 129 79 65.1 54.3-74.5 26 17.2 11.2-25.5 23 17.4 10.0-28.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
Other 38 19 50.4 31.1-69.6 12 30.5 15.6-50.9 7 19.1 7.7-40.2 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 113 69 60.0 48.4-70.5 24 20.8 13.4-30.8 20 19.2 11.1-31.1 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 55 30 67.6 54.2-78.6 14 18.8 10.8-30.7 10 12.6 6.5-23.1 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 80 47 67.8 54.3-78.9 14 12.4 6.7-21.6 19 19.8 10.7-33.7 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 88 52 56.2 43.1-68.4 24 27.6 17.8-40.2 11 15.8 7.5-30.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 98 51 57.9 45.4-69.4 22 20.3 12.4-31.5 25 21.8 13.2-33.9 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 62 42 63.5 47.5-77.1 16 24.3 14.4-38.1 3 11.5 2.9-35.6 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7

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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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