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2006 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 1168 1003 86.6 83.8-88.9 165 13.4 11.1-16.2
Age
< 20 years 117 115 98.1 89.0-99.7 2 1.9 0.3-11.0
20-24 years 257 237 92.6 87.2-95.8 20 7.4 4.2-12.8
25-34 years 614 520 83.8 79.6-87.2 94 16.2 12.8-20.4
35+ years 180 131 74.9 65.5-82.5 49 25.1 17.5-34.5
Race
White 865 753 88.4 85.4-90.8 112 11.6 9.2-14.6
Black 245 202 84.6 77.9-89.6 43 15.4 10.4-22.1
Other 58 48 67.0 48.2-81.6 10 33.0 18.4-51.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 165 147 88.4 80.4-93.4 18 11.6 6.6-19.6
No 1003 856 86.2 83.2-88.7 147 13.8 11.3-16.8
Education
< High School 188 157 87.0 80.0-91.8 31 13.0 8.2-20.0
High School 351 291 81.0 74.9-85.9 60 19.0 14.1-25.1
> High School 627 554 89.9 86.5-92.5 73 10.1 7.5-13.5
Marital Status
Married 773 663 86.3 82.9-89.0 110 13.7 11.0-17.1
Other 395 340 87.0 82.0-90.8 55 13.0 9.2-18.0
Income
14,999 or less 310 261 85.1 79.0-89.7 49 14.9 10.3-21.0
15,000-24,999 152 129 85.7 77.3-91.4 23 14.3 8.6-22.7
25,000-49,999 228 186 81.3 74.1-86.9 42 18.7 13.1-25.9
50,000 or more 383 343 90.1 85.7-93.2 40 9.9 6.8-14.3
WIC recipient
No 645 557 86.3 82.5-89.4 88 13.7 10.6-17.5
Yes 510 433 86.6 82.3-90.0 77 13.4 10.0-17.7
Medicaid recipient
No 589 519 88.0 84.3-90.9 70 12.0 9.1-15.7
Yes 579 484 85.4 81.2-88.7 95 14.6 11.3-18.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 504 422 83.4 79.7-86.5 82 16.6 13.5-20.3
2500+ grams 664 581 86.8 83.9-89.3 83 13.2 10.7-16.1

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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