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2011 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 832 728 88.3 85.5-90.5 104 11.7 9.5-14.5
Age
< 20 years 60 60 100 . - . *** *** ***
20-24 years 210 *** *** *** *** *** ***
25-34 years 442 382 86.1 82.0-89.4 60 13.9 10.6-18.0
35+ years 120 87 76.6 67.0-84.1 33 23.4 15.9-33.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 459 402 87.4 83.5-90.4 57 12.6 9.6-16.5
Non-Hispanic Black 213 179 86.6 80.3-91.2 34 13.4 8.8-19.7
Non-Hispanic Other 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 145 124 88.6 81.4-93.3 21 11.4 6.7-18.6
High School 174 144 83.9 76.6-89.3 30 16.1 10.7-23.4
> High School 512 459 89.8 86.4-92.4 53 10.2 7.6-13.6
Marital Status
Married 478 414 87.5 83.8-90.5 64 12.5 9.5-16.2
Other 353 313 89.3 84.9-92.5 40 10.7 7.5-15.1
WIC recipient
No 398 358 90.9 87.3-93.6 40 9.1 6.4-12.7
Yes 431 368 85.9 81.6-89.3 63 14.1 10.7-18.4
Medicaid recipient
No 346 314 91.4 87.4-94.1 32 8.6 5.9-12.6
Yes 486 414 86.1 82.1-89.3 72 13.9 10.7-17.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 276 238 87.5 83.3-90.8 38 12.5 9.2-16.7
2500+ grams 556 490 88.3 85.3-90.8 66 11.7 9.2-14.7

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

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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