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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? VASECTOMY (STERILIZATION)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1255 1219 96.7 95.3-97.8 36 3.3 2.2- 4.7
Age
< 20 years 139 138 98.6 90.7-99.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3
20-24 years 333 328 98.4 95.4-99.4 5 1.6 0.6- 4.6
25-34 years 638 614 95.4 92.9-97.1 24 4.6 2.9- 7.1
35+ years 145 139 97.1 91.1-99.1 6 2.9 0.9- 8.9
Race
White 869 835 95.8 93.9-97.2 34 4.2 2.8- 6.1
Black 335 333 99.2 95.5-99.9 2 0.8 0.1- 4.5
Other 51 51 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 124 121 97.5 91.3-99.3 3 2.5 0.7- 8.7
No 1128 1095 96.6 95.0-97.7 33 3.4 2.3- 5.0
Education
< High School 270 267 98.5 94.5-99.6 3 1.5 0.4- 5.5
High School 367 357 96.7 93.5-98.4 10 3.3 1.6- 6.5
> High School 618 595 95.9 93.5-97.5 23 4.1 2.5- 6.5
Marital Status
Married 793 757 95.0 92.8-96.6 36 5.0 3.4- 7.2
Other 462 462 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Income
15,999 or less 332 326 97.7 94.4-99.1 6 2.3 0.9- 5.6
16,000-24,999 170 165 96.4 89.9-98.7 5 3.6 1.3-10.1
25,000-39,999 186 183 98.3 93.7-99.5 3 1.7 0.5- 6.3
40,000 or more 439 418 94.9 91.7-96.9 21 5.1 3.1- 8.3
WIC recipient
No 657 630 95.5 93.2-97.1 27 4.5 2.9- 6.8
Yes 590 581 98.0 95.8-99.1 9 2.0 0.9- 4.2
Medicaid recipient
No 610 583 95.5 93.1-97.1 27 4.5 2.9- 6.9
Yes 645 636 97.9 95.7-99.0 9 2.1 1.0- 4.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 563 551 98.1 96.7-98.9 12 1.9 1.1- 3.3
2500+ grams 692 668 96.6 95.0-97.7 24 3.4 2.3- 5.0

#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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