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2002 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 1332 1142 85.4 82.9-87.6 190 14.6 12.4-17.1
Age
< 20 years 173 173 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 349 312 90.3 85.7-93.5 37 9.7 6.5-14.3
25-34 years 646 535 82.2 78.3-85.6 111 17.8 14.4-21.7
35+ years 164 122 74.1 65.2-81.3 42 25.9 18.7-34.8
Race
White 926 808 87.5 84.7-89.8 118 12.5 10.2-15.3
Black 352 284 78.0 71.4-83.4 68 22.0 16.6-28.6
Other 54 50 88.8 73.8-95.7 4 11.2 4.3-26.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 138 126 89.5 81.5-94.3 12 10.5 5.7-18.5
No 1194 1016 84.9 82.2-87.2 178 15.1 12.8-17.8
Education
< High School 292 246 81.6 75.4-86.6 46 18.4 13.4-24.6
High School 390 319 83.3 78.0-87.5 71 16.7 12.5-22.0
> High School 647 574 88.3 85.0-91.0 73 11.7 9.0-15.0
Marital Status
Married 844 730 86.8 83.8-89.3 114 13.2 10.7-16.2
Other 488 412 82.6 77.7-86.7 76 17.4 13.3-22.3
Income
15,999 or less 388 323 85.1 80.0-89.1 65 14.9 10.9-20.0
16,000-24,999 153 118 74.8 65.3-82.5 35 25.2 17.5-34.7
25,000-39,999 195 163 82.8 75.1-88.5 32 17.2 11.5-24.9
40,000 or more 476 430 89.3 85.5-92.2 46 10.7 7.8-14.5
WIC recipient
No 730 643 88.1 84.9-90.7 87 11.9 9.3-15.1
Yes 592 490 81.7 77.5-85.4 102 18.3 14.6-22.5
Medicaid recipient
No 659 585 87.9 84.6-90.6 74 12.1 9.4-15.4
Yes 673 557 82.7 78.7-86.1 116 17.3 13.9-21.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 581 498 84.3 81.1-87.1 83 15.7 12.9-18.9
2500+ grams 751 644 85.5 82.8-87.9 107 14.5 12.1-17.2

#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 20JUL04

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