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2005 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 (FEMALE STERILIZATION)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 879 733 84.3 81.1-87.1 146 15.7 12.9-18.9
Age
< 20 years 81 80 99.7 98.1- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
20-24 years 216 201 91.6 85.6-95.3 15 8.4 4.7-14.4
25-34 years 463 375 81.8 77.0-85.7 88 18.2 14.3-23.0
35+ years 119 77 68.4 57.2-77.9 42 31.6 22.1-42.8
Race
White 636 536 84.9 81.2-87.9 100 15.1 12.1-18.8
Black 217 174 82.3 74.4-88.1 43 17.7 11.9-25.6
Other 26 23 84.4 55.8-95.8 3 15.6 4.2-44.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 117 105 91.8 83.9-96.1 12 8.2 3.9-16.1
No 762 628 82.7 79.1-85.8 134 17.3 14.2-20.9
Education
< High School 177 153 89.9 83.1-94.2 24 10.1 5.8-16.9
High School 247 196 81.1 73.9-86.6 51 18.9 13.4-26.1
> High School 453 382 83.1 78.5-86.9 71 16.9 13.1-21.5
Marital Status
Married 558 459 82.9 78.8-86.3 99 17.1 13.7-21.2
Other 321 274 86.7 81.1-90.9 47 13.3 9.1-18.9
Income
14,999 or less 258 217 84.6 78.0-89.5 41 15.4 10.5-22.0
15,000-24,999 132 105 80.6 70.5-87.9 27 19.4 12.1-29.5
25,000-49,999 162 136 84.5 76.8-90.1 26 15.5 9.9-23.2
50,000 or more 251 214 86.6 80.8-90.9 37 13.4 9.1-19.2
WIC recipient
No 467 390 82.3 77.7-86.1 77 17.7 13.9-22.3
Yes 403 335 86.8 82.1-90.4 68 13.2 9.6-17.9
Medicaid recipient
No 401 341 84.4 79.6-88.2 60 15.6 11.8-20.4
Yes 478 392 84.2 79.7-87.9 86 15.8 12.1-20.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 390 322 82.8 78.8-86.2 68 17.2 13.8-21.2
2500+ grams 489 411 84.4 80.9-87.4 78 15.6 12.6-19.1

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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.

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