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2008 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 (MALE STERILIZATION)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1203 1175 97.3 96.0-98.1 28 2.7 1.9- 4.0
Age
< 20 years 130 128 97.7 91.2-99.4 2 2.3 0.6- 8.8
20-24 years 287 283 98.5 95.7-99.5 4 1.5 0.5- 4.3
25-34 years 605 594 97.8 96.1-98.8 11 2.2 1.2- 3.9
35+ years 181 170 92.9 87.5-96.1 11 7.1 3.9-12.5
Race
White 863 841 97.2 95.8-98.2 22 2.8 1.8- 4.2
Black 287 282 97.6 94.3-99.0 5 2.4 1.0- 5.7
Other 53 52 96.5 79.3-99.5 1 3.5 0.5-20.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 171 170 99.4 95.9-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
No 1031 1004 96.9 95.4-97.9 27 3.1 2.1- 4.6
Education
< High School 231 230 99.4 95.6-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4
High School 326 320 97.7 94.7-99.0 6 2.3 1.0- 5.3
> High School 642 621 96.1 94.1-97.5 21 3.9 2.5- 5.9
Marital Status
Married 724 700 96.2 94.4-97.5 24 3.8 2.5- 5.6
Other 479 475 98.8 96.8-99.5 4 1.2 0.5- 3.2
Income
14,999 or less 327 323 98.2 95.2-99.3 4 1.8 0.7- 4.8
15,000-24,999 158 156 98.9 94.0-99.8 2 1.1 0.2- 6.0
25,000-49,999 238 233 97.5 94.1-99.0 5 2.5 1.0- 5.9
50,000 or more 389 372 94.9 91.9-96.8 17 5.1 3.2- 8.1
WIC recipient
No 659 639 96.5 94.6-97.7 20 3.5 2.3- 5.4
Yes 538 530 98.2 96.2-99.1 8 1.8 0.9- 3.8
Medicaid recipient
No 559 538 95.6 93.3-97.1 21 4.4 2.9- 6.7
Yes 644 637 98.6 97.0-99.4 7 1.4 0.6- 3.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 383 381 99.5 98.1-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
2500+ grams 820 794 97.1 95.7-98.0 26 2.9 2.0- 4.3

*Asked only of mothers who reported current use of contraception.

#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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