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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? VASECTOMY (STERILIZATION)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1575 1522 96.2 94.7-97.2 53 3.8 2.8- 5.3
Age
< 20 years 200 198 99.1 94.8-99.8 2 0.9 0.2- 5.2
20-24 years 429 421 98.9 96.6-99.6 8 1.1 0.4- 3.4
25-34 years 766 734 94.6 92.1-96.4 32 5.4 3.6- 7.9
35+ years 180 169 92.3 85.7-96.0 11 7.7 4.0-14.3
Race
White 1060 1014 95.5 93.7-96.8 46 4.5 3.2- 6.3
Black 466 459 97.9 94.7-99.2 7 2.1 0.8- 5.3
Other 49 49 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 125 123 98.8 93.3-99.8 2 1.2 0.2- 6.7
No 1449 1398 95.8 94.3-97.0 51 4.2 3.0- 5.7
Education
< High School 349 338 96.9 93.3-98.6 11 3.1 1.4- 6.7
High School 523 508 96.7 94.0-98.2 15 3.3 1.8- 6.0
> High School 702 675 95.4 92.9-97.0 27 4.6 3.0- 7.1
Marital Status
Married 1018 971 94.8 92.8-96.3 47 5.2 3.7- 7.2
Other 557 551 98.8 96.7-99.6 6 1.2 0.4- 3.3
Income
15,999 or less 466 460 99.0 96.7-99.7 6 1.0 0.3- 3.3
16,000-24,999 225 220 97.4 92.7-99.1 5 2.6 0.9- 7.3
25,000-39,999 232 220 95.0 89.9-97.6 12 5.0 2.4-10.1
40,000 or more 522 494 92.8 89.3-95.2 28 7.2 4.8-10.7
WIC recipient
No 848 812 95.0 92.6-96.6 36 5.0 3.4- 7.4
Yes 723 706 97.4 95.4-98.6 17 2.6 1.4- 4.6
Medicaid recipient
No 769 729 93.6 91.0-95.5 40 6.4 4.5- 9.0
Yes 806 793 98.7 97.2-99.4 13 1.3 0.6- 2.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 279 273 97.9 95.8-99.0 6 2.1 1.0- 4.2
1500 - 2499 grams 490 476 97.2 95.4-98.3 14 2.8 1.7- 4.6
2500+ grams 806 773 96.1 94.5-97.2 33 3.9 2.8- 5.5

#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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