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2005 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 879 853 97.4 95.9-98.4 26 2.6 1.6- 4.1
Age
< 20 years 81 81 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 216 213 99.2 96.1-99.8 3 0.8 0.2- 3.9
25-34 years 463 445 96.2 93.5-97.8 18 3.8 2.2- 6.5
35+ years 119 114 97.0 90.6-99.1 5 3.0 0.9- 9.4
Race
White 636 615 97.2 95.3-98.3 21 2.8 1.7- 4.7
Black 217 212 97.9 93.2-99.4 5 2.1 0.6- 6.8
Other 26 26 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 117 116 99.0 93.6-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.4
No 762 737 97.1 95.3-98.2 25 2.9 1.8- 4.7
Education
< High School 177 176 99.9 99.2- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
High School 247 243 98.5 94.9-99.5 4 1.5 0.5- 5.1
> High School 453 432 95.8 93.0-97.5 21 4.2 2.5- 7.0
Marital Status
Married 558 536 96.4 94.1-97.8 22 3.6 2.2- 5.9
Other 321 317 99.2 96.5-99.8 4 0.8 0.2- 3.5
Income
14,999 or less 258 255 98.6 94.9-99.6 3 1.4 0.4- 5.1
15,000-24,999 132 128 98.4 93.5-99.6 4 1.6 0.4- 6.5
25,000-49,999 162 158 98.1 93.7-99.5 4 1.9 0.5- 6.3
50,000 or more 251 237 94.3 89.7-96.9 14 5.7 3.1-10.3
WIC recipient
No 467 449 96.7 94.2-98.1 18 3.3 1.9- 5.8
Yes 403 395 98.2 95.8-99.3 8 1.8 0.7- 4.2
Medicaid recipient
No 401 380 95.0 91.9-97.0 21 5.0 3.0- 8.1
Yes 478 473 99.4 97.6-99.9 5 0.6 0.1- 2.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 390 378 97.1 94.9-98.3 12 2.9 1.7- 5.1
2500+ grams 489 475 97.4 95.7-98.5 14 2.6 1.5- 4.3

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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