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2009 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 1016 890 88.1 85.5-90.2 126 11.9 9.8-14.5
Age
< 20 years 106 105 98.3 88.9-99.8 1 1.7 0.2-11.1
20-24 years 238 224 95.3 91.2-97.5 14 4.7 2.5- 8.8
25-34 years 525 456 86.4 82.5-89.5 69 13.6 10.5-17.5
35+ years 147 105 71.7 62.5-79.4 42 28.3 20.6-37.5
Race
White 749 662 88.5 85.6-90.8 87 11.5 9.2-14.4
Black 224 191 86.6 80.0-91.3 33 13.4 8.7-20.0
Other 43 37 88.4 72.9-95.5 6 11.6 4.5-27.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 118 89.1 81.4-93.8 15 10.9 6.2-18.6
No 883 772 87.9 85.1-90.2 111 12.1 9.8-14.9
Education
< High School 174 151 85.1 77.5-90.5 23 14.9 9.5-22.5
High School 285 244 86.9 81.7-90.8 41 13.1 9.2-18.3
> High School 554 492 89.9 86.7-92.3 62 10.1 7.7-13.3
Marital Status
Married 619 549 89.9 87.0-92.2 70 10.1 7.8-13.0
Other 397 341 85.6 80.9-89.3 56 14.4 10.7-19.1
Income
14,999 or less 186 162 87.3 80.4-92.0 24 12.7 8.0-19.6
15,000-24,999 242 205 84.5 78.4-89.1 37 15.5 10.9-21.6
25,000-49,999 209 182 90.3 84.8-93.9 27 9.7 6.1-15.2
50,000 or more 324 293 89.7 85.3-92.9 31 10.3 7.1-14.7
WIC recipient
No 535 482 89.9 86.5-92.5 53 10.1 7.5-13.5
Yes 479 406 86.2 82.2-89.4 73 13.8 10.6-17.8
Medicaid recipient
No 498 452 91.4 88.3-93.8 46 8.6 6.2-11.7
Yes 518 438 85.2 81.3-88.5 80 14.8 11.5-18.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 344 294 84.5 80.2-88.0 50 15.5 12.0-19.8
2500+ grams 672 596 88.4 85.6-90.6 76 11.6 9.4-14.4

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

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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