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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What kind of birth control are you or your husband or partner using now to keep from getting pregnant? VASECTOMY (STERILIZATION)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1334 1294 97.1 95.8-98.0 40 2.9 2.0- 4.2
Age
< 20 years 173 173 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 350 345 98.9 96.3-99.7 5 1.1 0.3- 3.7
25-34 years 647 625 97.0 94.9-98.2 22 3.0 1.8- 5.1
35+ years 164 151 91.4 84.7-95.3 13 8.6 4.7-15.3
Race
White 928 893 96.5 94.9-97.7 35 3.5 2.3- 5.1
Black 352 347 98.5 95.0-99.6 5 1.5 0.4- 5.0
Other 54 54 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 140 138 98.8 93.1-99.8 2 1.2 0.2- 6.9
No 1194 1156 96.9 95.4-97.9 38 3.1 2.1- 4.6
Education
< High School 292 291 99.5 96.3-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
High School 392 380 96.9 93.7-98.5 12 3.1 1.5- 6.3
> High School 647 620 96.1 93.9-97.6 27 3.9 2.4- 6.1
Marital Status
Married 846 809 96.2 94.3-97.4 37 3.8 2.6- 5.7
Other 488 485 99.1 96.6-99.7 3 0.9 0.3- 3.4
Income
15,999 or less 389 386 99.4 96.7-99.9 3 0.6 0.1- 3.3
16,000-24,999 153 150 97.8 92.0-99.4 3 2.2 0.6- 8.0
25,000-39,999 195 188 97.6 92.9-99.2 7 2.4 0.8- 7.1
40,000 or more 476 452 94.8 91.9-96.7 24 5.2 3.3- 8.1
WIC recipient
No 731 701 95.7 93.5-97.2 30 4.3 2.8- 6.5
Yes 593 583 98.9 97.3-99.6 10 1.1 0.4- 2.7
Medicaid recipient
No 660 627 95.3 93.0-96.9 33 4.7 3.1- 7.0
Yes 674 667 99.1 97.5-99.7 7 0.9 0.3- 2.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 581 563 97.0 95.4-98.1 18 3.0 1.9- 4.6
2500+ grams 753 731 97.1 95.7-98.1 22 2.9 1.9- 4.3

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

This page was generated on 20JUL04

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