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2012 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 494 449 92.4 89.3-94.6 45 7.6 5.4-10.7
Age
< 20 years 38 38 100 . - . *** *** ***
20-24 years 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
25-34 years 284 254 90.4 85.7-93.7 30 9.6 6.3-14.3
35+ years 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 286 265 93.9 90.0-96.3 21 6.1 3.7-10.0
Non-Hispanic Black 110 92 87.6 78.9-93.1 18 12.4 6.9-21.1
Non-Hispanic Other 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 89 75 85.2 74.7-91.8 14 14.8 8.2-25.3
> High School 336 310 93.4 89.8-95.9 26 6.6 4.1-10.2
Marital Status
Married 300 275 93.2 89.4-95.8 25 6.8 4.2-10.6
Other 194 174 91.2 85.6-94.7 20 8.8 5.3-14.4
WIC recipient
No 234 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Yes 258 224 89.7 84.8-93.1 34 10.3 6.9-15.2
Medicaid recipient
No 257 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Yes 237 204 88.7 83.4-92.5 33 11.3 7.5-16.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 157 136 86.8 80.5-91.3 21 13.2 8.7-19.5
2500+ grams 337 313 92.8 89.5-95.2 24 7.2 4.8-10.5

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

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response ratewas 51%.

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

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

Note: New data entry/data processing system introduced starting with 2012 PRAMS data.
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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