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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? VASECTOMY (MALE STERILIZATION)*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1423 1381 96.9 95.6-97.8 42 3.1 2.2- 4.4
Age
< 20 years 163 162 98.8 91.9-99.8 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1
20-24 years 345 342 98.8 96.3-99.6 3 1.2 0.4- 3.7
25-34 years 720 694 96.4 94.3-97.7 26 3.6 2.3- 5.7
35+ years 195 183 92.9 86.8-96.3 12 7.1 3.7-13.2
Race
White 986 948 96.1 94.4-97.3 38 3.9 2.7- 5.6
Black 377 373 98.7 95.6-99.6 4 1.3 0.4- 4.4
Other 60 60 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 172 170 99.1 95.3-99.8 2 0.9 0.2- 4.7
No 1249 1209 96.4 94.9-97.5 40 3.6 2.5- 5.1
Education
< High School 270 269 99.9 99.5- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
High School 397 394 98.7 96.1-99.6 3 1.3 0.4- 3.9
> High School 751 714 94.7 92.4-96.4 37 5.3 3.6- 7.6
Marital Status
Married 875 837 95.5 93.5-96.9 38 4.5 3.1- 6.5
Other 548 544 98.9 96.8-99.6 4 1.1 0.4- 3.2
Income
14,999 or less 367 365 99.4 96.6-99.9 2 0.6 0.1- 3.4
15,000-24,999 230 229 99.1 94.2-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 5.8
25,000-49,999 269 255 95.2 91.0-97.4 14 4.8 2.6- 9.0
50,000 or more 460 436 94.0 90.7-96.2 24 6.0 3.8- 9.3
WIC recipient
No 817 782 95.5 93.4-96.9 35 4.5 3.1- 6.6
Yes 592 585 98.5 96.6-99.4 7 1.5 0.6- 3.4
Medicaid recipient
No 679 647 95.1 92.7-96.7 32 4.9 3.3- 7.3
Yes 744 734 98.4 96.8-99.2 10 1.6 0.8- 3.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 646 632 98.1 96.8-98.9 14 1.9 1.1- 3.2
2500+ grams 777 749 96.8 95.3-97.8 28 3.2 2.2- 4.7

*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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