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2003 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? TUBES TIED (STERILIZATION)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1255 1066 85.2 82.6-87.5 189 14.8 12.5-17.4
Age
< 20 years 139 139 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 333 289 85.6 80.1-89.8 44 14.4 10.2-19.9
25-34 years 638 532 84.2 80.3-87.4 106 15.8 12.6-19.7
35+ years 145 106 72.4 62.0-80.9 39 27.6 19.1-38.0
Race
White 869 756 87.4 84.5-89.9 113 12.6 10.1-15.5
Black 335 267 78.7 71.9-84.3 68 21.3 15.7-28.1
Other 51 43 80.0 62.7-90.4 8 20.0 9.6-37.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 124 115 91.1 83.3-95.4 9 8.9 4.6-16.7
No 1128 948 84.4 81.5-86.9 180 15.6 13.1-18.5
Education
< High School 270 232 86.6 80.6-90.9 38 13.4 9.1-19.4
High School 367 290 78.6 72.7-83.5 77 21.4 16.5-27.3
> High School 618 544 88.7 85.3-91.5 74 11.3 8.5-14.7
Marital Status
Married 793 686 86.6 83.4-89.2 107 13.4 10.8-16.6
Other 462 380 82.6 77.5-86.8 82 17.4 13.2-22.5
Income
15,999 or less 332 259 77.6 71.1-82.9 73 22.4 17.1-28.9
16,000-24,999 170 137 84.0 76.1-89.7 33 16.0 10.3-23.9
25,000-39,999 186 160 85.7 77.9-91.0 26 14.3 9.0-22.1
40,000 or more 439 397 89.7 85.7-92.7 42 10.3 7.3-14.3
WIC recipient
No 657 585 89.2 85.9-91.8 72 10.8 8.2-14.1
Yes 590 473 80.7 76.3-84.5 117 19.3 15.5-23.7
Medicaid recipient
No 610 553 89.9 86.5-92.5 57 10.1 7.5-13.5
Yes 645 513 80.8 76.6-84.4 132 19.2 15.6-23.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 563 473 84.1 80.9-86.8 90 15.9 13.2-19.1
2500+ grams 692 593 85.3 82.4-87.8 99 14.7 12.2-17.6

#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 22MAR05

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