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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? VASECTOMY (STERILIZATION)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1446 1402 96.9 95.5-97.8 44 3.1 2.2- 4.5
Age
< 20 years 195 193 99.8 99.0- 100 2 0.2 0.0- 1.0
20-24 years 389 384 98.1 95.4-99.3 5 1.9 0.7- 4.6
25-34 years 713 685 96.0 93.8-97.5 28 4.0 2.5- 6.2
35+ years 149 140 93.5 85.8-97.1 9 6.5 2.9-14.2
Race
White 984 946 96.3 94.5-97.5 38 3.7 2.5- 5.5
Black 414 410 98.7 95.5-99.6 4 1.3 0.4- 4.5
Other 48 46 95.8 78.7-99.3 2 4.2 0.7-21.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 156 99.2 94.7-99.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3
No 1288 1245 96.5 95.0-97.6 43 3.5 2.4- 5.0
Education
< High School 313 310 99.8 99.4-99.9 3 0.2 0.1- 0.6
High School 458 452 98.7 96.5-99.5 6 1.3 0.5- 3.5
> High School 672 637 94.2 91.5-96.1 35 5.8 3.9- 8.5
Marital Status
Married 933 892 95.4 93.4-96.8 41 4.6 3.2- 6.6
Other 513 510 99.9 99.6- 100 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Income
15,999 or less 444 440 99.4 97.6-99.9 4 0.6 0.1- 2.4
16,000-24,999 162 158 98.5 92.8-99.7 4 1.5 0.3- 7.2
25,000-39,999 221 217 98.1 94.2-99.4 4 1.9 0.6- 5.8
40,000 or more 485 453 92.8 89.4-95.2 32 7.2 4.8-10.6
WIC recipient
No 733 700 94.9 92.5-96.6 33 5.1 3.4- 7.5
Yes 704 694 99.0 97.6-99.6 10 1.0 0.4- 2.4
Medicaid recipient
No 719 684 94.6 92.1-96.3 35 5.4 3.7- 7.9
Yes 727 718 99.2 97.9-99.7 9 0.8 0.3- 2.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 270 263 97.4 94.9-98.7 7 2.6 1.3- 5.1
1500 - 2499 grams 434 422 97.1 95.0-98.4 12 2.9 1.6- 5.0
2500+ grams 742 717 96.8 95.4-97.9 25 3.2 2.1- 4.6

#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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