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2000 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 (STERILIZATION)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1576 1346 86.1 83.8-88.2 230 13.9 11.8-16.2
Age
< 20 years 200 200 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 429 382 88.8 84.3-92.1 47 11.2 7.9-15.7
25-34 years 766 636 85.0 81.5-88.0 130 15.0 12.0-18.5
35+ years 181 128 66.5 56.9-74.8 53 33.5 25.2-43.1
Race
White 1061 917 87.5 84.8-89.7 144 12.5 10.3-15.2
Black 466 387 82.2 76.5-86.8 79 17.8 13.2-23.5
Other 49 42 82.4 62.8-92.9 7 17.6 7.1-37.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 125 118 96.9 90.6-99.0 7 3.1 1.0- 9.4
No 1450 1227 84.8 82.3-87.1 223 15.2 12.9-17.7
Education
< High School 349 310 91.1 86.5-94.3 39 8.9 5.7-13.5
High School 523 409 78.6 73.6-82.9 114 21.4 17.1-26.4
> High School 703 626 88.6 85.3-91.3 77 11.4 8.7-14.7
Marital Status
Married 1019 865 85.5 82.6-88.0 154 14.5 12.0-17.4
Other 557 481 87.3 83.1-90.7 76 12.7 9.3-16.9
Income
15,999 or less 466 378 83.2 78.1-87.3 88 16.8 12.7-21.9
16,000-24,999 225 195 87.5 80.9-92.0 30 12.5 8.0-19.1
25,000-39,999 232 191 82.0 74.8-87.5 41 18.0 12.5-25.2
40,000 or more 523 465 87.8 83.9-90.9 58 12.2 9.1-16.1
WIC recipient
No 849 733 86.4 83.2-89.1 116 13.6 10.9-16.8
Yes 723 610 85.6 82.0-88.6 113 14.4 11.4-18.0
Medicaid recipient
No 770 675 86.1 82.7-88.9 95 13.9 11.1-17.3
Yes 806 671 86.1 82.7-88.9 135 13.9 11.1-17.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 279 251 89.6 85.8-92.5 28 10.4 7.5-14.2
1500 - 2499 grams 491 401 81.8 78.2-84.8 90 18.2 15.2-21.8
2500+ grams 806 694 86.3 83.8-88.5 112 13.7 11.5-16.2

#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 24NOV03

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