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2006 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 1169 1129 96.2 94.6-97.3 40 3.8 2.7- 5.4
Age
< 20 years 117 116 98.2 88.5-99.7 1 1.8 0.3-11.5
20-24 years 257 255 98.9 95.7-99.7 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3
25-34 years 615 594 96.5 94.3-97.9 21 3.5 2.1- 5.7
35+ years 180 164 88.1 80.3-93.0 16 11.9 7.0-19.7
Race
White 866 829 95.3 93.3-96.7 37 4.7 3.3- 6.7
Black 245 243 98.3 93.4-99.6 2 1.7 0.4- 6.6
Other 58 57 99.7 98.3- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 1.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 166 166 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 1003 963 95.4 93.5-96.8 40 4.6 3.2- 6.5
Education
< High School 189 186 98.7 93.3-99.8 3 1.3 0.2- 6.7
High School 351 345 97.4 94.4-98.8 6 2.6 1.2- 5.6
> High School 627 596 94.4 91.8-96.3 31 5.6 3.7- 8.2
Marital Status
Married 773 736 94.3 92.0-96.0 37 5.7 4.0- 8.0
Other 396 393 98.9 96.1-99.7 3 1.1 0.3- 3.9
Income
14,999 or less 311 311 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
15,000-24,999 152 148 97.0 91.3-99.0 4 3.0 1.0- 8.7
25,000-49,999 228 220 95.2 90.2-97.7 8 4.8 2.3- 9.8
50,000 or more 383 357 92.5 88.7-95.2 26 7.5 4.8-11.3
WIC recipient
No 645 610 93.7 90.9-95.6 35 6.3 4.4- 9.1
Yes 511 507 98.9 96.7-99.7 4 1.1 0.3- 3.3
Medicaid recipient
No 589 554 93.2 90.3-95.3 35 6.8 4.7- 9.7
Yes 580 575 98.8 96.8-99.6 5 1.2 0.4- 3.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 504 493 98.3 96.9-99.1 11 1.7 0.9- 3.1
2500+ grams 665 636 96.0 94.3-97.3 29 4.0 2.7- 5.7

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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