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2001 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 1445 1241 84.5 81.9-86.8 204 15.5 13.2-18.1
Age
< 20 years 195 194 100 99.7- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
20-24 years 389 334 85.0 79.5-89.2 55 15.0 10.8-20.5
25-34 years 712 606 83.7 79.8-86.9 106 16.3 13.1-20.2
35+ years 149 107 65.6 54.9-74.9 42 34.4 25.1-45.1
Race
White 983 845 84.9 81.8-87.5 138 15.1 12.5-18.2
Black 414 351 82.6 76.5-87.4 63 17.4 12.6-23.5
Other 48 45 91.9 74.4-97.8 3 8.1 2.2-25.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 145 88.3 80.0-93.5 12 11.7 6.5-20.0
No 1287 1096 84.0 81.1-86.5 191 16.0 13.5-18.9
Education
< High School 313 260 86.3 80.5-90.6 53 13.7 9.4-19.5
High School 458 375 79.9 74.4-84.4 83 20.1 15.6-25.6
> High School 671 605 87.0 83.3-90.0 66 13.0 10.0-16.7
Marital Status
Married 932 796 83.0 79.7-85.9 136 17.0 14.1-20.3
Other 513 445 87.5 83.0-91.0 68 12.5 9.0-17.0
Income
15,999 or less 444 363 80.3 74.6-85.0 81 19.7 15.0-25.4
16,000-24,999 162 132 82.8 74.2-89.0 30 17.2 11.0-25.8
25,000-39,999 221 186 82.6 74.9-88.2 35 17.4 11.8-25.1
40,000 or more 484 441 88.5 84.4-91.7 43 11.5 8.3-15.6
WIC recipient
No 732 657 87.4 83.8-90.2 75 12.6 9.8-16.2
Yes 704 575 81.4 77.3-85.0 129 18.6 15.0-22.7
Medicaid recipient
No 718 647 87.7 84.3-90.5 71 12.3 9.5-15.7
Yes 727 594 81.2 77.0-84.7 133 18.8 15.3-23.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 270 240 88.0 83.9-91.3 30 12.0 8.7-16.1
1500 - 2499 grams 434 370 84.2 80.4-87.4 64 15.8 12.6-19.6
2500+ grams 741 631 84.5 81.6-87.0 110 15.5 13.0-18.4

#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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