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Birth Control Method Use: Tubes Tied*

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1490 1244 82.4 79.7-84.7 246 17.6 15.3-20.3
Age
< 20 years 244 244 100 - 0 0.0 -
20-24 years 413 345 83.3 78.0-87.5 68 16.7 12.5-22.0
25-34 years 677 539 78.0 73.9-81.7 138 22.0 18.3-26.1
35+ years 156 116 72.8 62.4-81.3 40 27.2 18.7-37.6
Mother's Race
White 976 828 84.2 81.1-86.8 148 15.8 13.2-18.9
African American 456 363 75.7 69.6-80.9 93 24.3 19.1-30.4
Other Minorities 58 53 90.7 76.1-96.8 5 9.3 3.2-23.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 70 65 94.7 85.2-98.2 5 5.3 1.8-14.8
No 1420 1179 81.4 78.6-83.9 241 18.6 16.1-21.4
Education
< High School 319 276 85.9 80.1-90.2 43 14.1 9.8-19.9
High School 513 404 75.5 70.2-80.0 109 24.5 20.0-29.8
> High School 657 563 85.9 82.3-89.0 94 14.1 11.0-17.7
Marital Status
Married 964 797 81.9 78.7-84.7 167 18.1 15.3-21.3
Other 526 447 83.3 78.3-87.3 79 16.7 12.7-21.7
Income
15,999 or less 461 368 77.6 72.0-82.4 93 22.4 17.6-28.0
16,000-24,999 238 183 75.8 68.2-82.1 55 24.2 17.9-31.8
25,000-39,999 241 205 87.7 81.6-92.0 36 12.3 8.0-18.4
40,000 or more 428 378 86.7 82.2-90.2 50 13.3 9.8-17.8
WIC recipient
No 768 667 85.8 82.4-88.7 101 14.2 11.3-17.6
Yes 703 560 78.4 74.1-82.1 143 21.6 17.9-25.9
Medicaid recipient
No 735 642 86.1 82.7-88.9 93 13.9 11.1-17.3
Yes 755 602 78.3 74.1-82.0 153 21.7 18.0-25.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 235 209 88.5 83.5-92.1 26 11.5 7.9-16.5
1500-2499 grams 474 392 82.6 78.9-85.9 82 17.4 14.1-21.1
2500+ grams 778 640 82.2 79.4-84.8 138 17.8 15.2-20.6

*Survey Question:
What kind of birth control are you or your husband or partner using now to keep from getting
pregnant? 59a. Tubes tied (sterilization)

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.