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2008 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 1203 1048 87.2 84.9-89.2 155 12.8 10.8-15.1
Age
< 20 years 130 129 98.7 91.5-99.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5
20-24 years 287 263 93.1 88.8-95.8 24 6.9 4.2-11.2
25-34 years 605 521 85.4 81.8-88.3 84 14.6 11.7-18.2
35+ years 181 135 74.7 67.1-81.1 46 25.3 18.9-32.9
Race
White 863 766 88.8 86.2-90.9 97 11.2 9.1-13.8
Black 287 235 82.7 76.8-87.3 52 17.3 12.7-23.2
Other 53 47 82.2 65.9-91.7 6 17.8 8.3-34.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 171 149 87.1 80.5-91.7 22 12.9 8.3-19.5
No 1031 899 87.3 84.7-89.4 132 12.7 10.6-15.3
Education
< High School 231 194 86.4 80.7-90.6 37 13.6 9.4-19.3
High School 326 275 84.1 79.0-88.2 51 15.9 11.8-21.0
> High School 642 576 89.2 86.2-91.6 66 10.8 8.4-13.8
Marital Status
Married 724 634 87.6 84.7-90.1 90 12.4 9.9-15.3
Other 479 414 86.6 82.7-89.8 65 13.4 10.2-17.3
Income
14,999 or less 327 274 85.8 80.8-89.7 53 14.2 10.3-19.2
15,000-24,999 158 128 79.4 71.2-85.6 30 20.6 14.4-28.8
25,000-49,999 238 211 87.7 82.1-91.7 27 12.3 8.3-17.9
50,000 or more 389 348 89.3 85.4-92.3 41 10.7 7.7-14.6
WIC recipient
No 659 588 89.5 86.6-91.8 71 10.5 8.2-13.4
Yes 538 455 84.7 80.9-87.9 83 15.3 12.1-19.1
Medicaid recipient
No 559 502 89.9 86.8-92.4 57 10.1 7.6-13.2
Yes 644 546 85.0 81.5-87.9 98 15.0 12.1-18.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 383 329 85.3 81.4-88.5 54 14.7 11.5-18.6
2500+ grams 820 719 87.4 84.9-89.5 101 12.6 10.5-15.1

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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