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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? VASECTOMY (MALE STERILIZATION)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1016 986 97.1 95.7-98.1 30 2.9 1.9- 4.3
Age
< 20 years 106 106 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 238 232 97.5 93.7-99.0 6 2.5 1.0- 6.3
25-34 years 525 507 96.5 94.3-97.9 18 3.5 2.1- 5.7
35+ years 147 141 96.3 91.3-98.5 6 3.7 1.5- 8.7
Race
White 749 725 96.8 95.0-97.9 24 3.2 2.1- 5.0
Black 224 218 97.8 94.1-99.2 6 2.2 0.8- 5.9
Other 43 43 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 131 97.9 92.0-99.5 2 2.1 0.5- 8.0
No 883 855 97.0 95.4-98.0 28 3.0 2.0- 4.6
Education
< High School 174 172 98.3 93.4-99.6 2 1.7 0.4- 6.6
High School 285 276 96.8 93.5-98.5 9 3.2 1.5- 6.5
> High School 554 535 96.9 94.8-98.1 19 3.1 1.9- 5.2
Marital Status
Married 619 593 95.8 93.7-97.3 26 4.2 2.7- 6.3
Other 397 393 98.8 96.6-99.6 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4
Income
14,999 or less 186 186 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
15,000-24,999 242 239 98.9 96.0-99.7 3 1.1 0.3- 4.0
25,000-49,999 209 195 93.3 88.0-96.4 14 6.7 3.6-12.0
50,000 or more 324 311 95.7 92.4-97.6 13 4.3 2.4- 7.6
WIC recipient
No 535 513 95.8 93.4-97.4 22 4.2 2.6- 6.6
Yes 479 471 98.4 96.5-99.3 8 1.6 0.7- 3.5
Medicaid recipient
No 498 476 95.5 93.0-97.2 22 4.5 2.8- 7.0
Yes 518 510 98.5 96.6-99.3 8 1.5 0.7- 3.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 344 335 97.6 95.5-98.8 9 2.4 1.2- 4.5
2500+ grams 672 651 97.1 95.5-98.1 21 2.9 1.9- 4.5

*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.

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