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2004 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 (MALE STERILIZATION)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1370 1324 96.9 95.6-97.8 46 3.1 2.2- 4.4
Age
< 20 years 150 148 98.4 91.8-99.7 2 1.6 0.3- 8.2
20-24 years 360 354 99.0 96.9-99.7 6 1.0 0.3- 3.1
25-34 years 702 679 96.5 94.4-97.8 23 3.5 2.2- 5.6
35+ years 158 143 92.0 85.2-95.8 15 8.0 4.2-14.8
Race
White 934 894 96.5 94.8-97.6 40 3.5 2.4- 5.2
Black 383 378 98.5 95.7-99.5 5 1.5 0.5- 4.3
Other 53 52 97.0 81.8-99.6 1 3.0 0.4-18.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 155 99.3 95.7-99.9 2 0.7 0.1- 4.3
No 1213 1169 96.5 95.0-97.6 44 3.5 2.4- 5.0
Education
< High School 271 267 99.7 99.2-99.9 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8
High School 391 380 96.9 93.9-98.5 11 3.1 1.5- 6.1
> High School 706 675 95.6 93.4-97.1 31 4.4 2.9- 6.6
Marital Status
Married 837 793 95.3 93.3-96.7 44 4.7 3.3- 6.7
Other 533 531 99.4 97.4-99.8 2 0.6 0.2- 2.6
Income
14,999 or less 401 397 99.2 97.3-99.7 4 0.8 0.3- 2.7
15,000-24,999 213 208 97.5 92.8-99.1 5 2.5 0.9- 7.2
25,000-49,999 289 271 95.0 91.2-97.2 18 5.0 2.8- 8.8
50,000 or more 357 338 94.7 91.2-96.9 19 5.3 3.1- 8.8
WIC recipient
No 689 656 95.8 93.6-97.2 33 4.2 2.8- 6.4
Yes 670 657 98.0 96.2-99.0 13 2.0 1.0- 3.8
Medicaid recipient
No 627 599 95.4 93.0-97.0 28 4.6 3.0- 7.0
Yes 743 725 98.1 96.6-99.0 18 1.9 1.0- 3.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 615 595 96.9 95.3-98.0 20 3.1 2.0- 4.7
2500+ grams 755 729 96.9 95.5-97.9 26 3.1 2.1- 4.5

#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.

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