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2007 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 (FEMALE STERILIZATION)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1423 1255 89.0 86.8-90.9 168 11.0 9.1-13.2
Age
< 20 years 163 162 99.0 93.1-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9
20-24 years 345 326 95.3 91.7-97.4 19 4.7 2.6- 8.3
25-34 years 720 620 86.4 82.9-89.3 100 13.6 10.7-17.1
35+ years 195 147 76.9 68.7-83.4 48 23.1 16.6-31.3
Race
White 986 882 90.3 87.9-92.3 104 9.7 7.7-12.1
Black 377 318 84.5 78.7-88.9 59 15.5 11.1-21.3
Other 60 55 90.6 75.8-96.7 5 9.4 3.3-24.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 172 165 96.4 91.5-98.6 7 3.6 1.4- 8.5
No 1249 1088 87.6 85.1-89.7 161 12.4 10.3-14.9
Education
< High School 270 249 94.0 89.4-96.7 21 6.0 3.3-10.6
High School 397 345 87.3 82.6-90.8 52 12.7 9.2-17.4
> High School 751 658 88.1 84.9-90.7 93 11.9 9.3-15.1
Marital Status
Married 875 760 87.6 84.7-90.0 115 12.4 10.0-15.3
Other 548 495 91.0 87.4-93.7 53 9.0 6.3-12.6
Income
14,999 or less 367 320 88.6 83.8-92.1 47 11.4 7.9-16.2
15,000-24,999 230 203 89.6 83.4-93.6 27 10.4 6.4-16.6
25,000-49,999 269 226 86.0 79.9-90.5 43 14.0 9.5-20.1
50,000 or more 460 417 90.5 86.7-93.3 43 9.5 6.7-13.3
WIC recipient
No 817 736 91.7 89.1-93.8 81 8.3 6.2-10.9
Yes 592 508 85.6 81.7-88.8 84 14.4 11.2-18.3
Medicaid recipient
No 679 618 91.8 88.9-93.9 61 8.2 6.1-11.1
Yes 744 637 86.6 83.2-89.4 107 13.4 10.6-16.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 646 563 87.4 84.7-89.6 83 12.6 10.4-15.3
2500+ grams 777 692 89.1 86.7-91.1 85 10.9 8.9-13.3

*Asked only of mothers who reported current use of contraception.

#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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