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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 171 114 64.3 54.5-73.1 44 29.5 21.3-39.4 13 6.1 3.0-12.2 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Male 86 51 57.9 44.3-70.3 29 37.6 25.5-51.4 6 4.5 1.8-10.7 0 0.0 . - .
Female 85 63 74.3 61.2-84.2 15 17.1 9.8-28.1 7 8.6 2.9-22.8 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 138 92 63.7 52.8-73.3 34 29.3 20.2-40.3 12 7.1 3.3-14.7 0 0.0 . - .
Other 32 21 65.9 43.1-83.1 10 30.8 14.7-53.6 1 3.3 0.4-20.3 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 130 92 69.2 58.3-78.3 28 24.6 16.3-35.2 10 6.2 2.7-13.8 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 40 21 44.4 26.7-63.7 16 49.9 30.5-69.3 3 5.7 1.6-18.8 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 65 43 67.2 51.8-79.6 15 25.6 14.6-40.9 7 7.2 3.1-15.9 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 106 71 62.1 49.3-73.5 29 32.6 21.8-45.7 6 5.3 1.6-16.3 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 59 35 59.3 42.9-73.9 17 31.1 18.5-47.4 7 9.5 3.6-23.1 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 96 69 68.7 55.2-79.6 23 29.3 18.5-43.1 4 2.0 0.7- 5.4 0 0.0 . - .

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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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