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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Preconception Health & Family Planning

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker ever talked with you about any of the following topics during a routine health care visit:
DO NOT include visits while pregnant, also called prenatal care visits.
The importance of being at a healthy weight for having a healthy pregnancy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 875 410 46.5 42.6-50.5 465 53.5 49.5-57.4
-Eastern NC 287 143 51.1 43.9-58.1 144 48.9 41.9-56.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 155 73 49.1 39.6-58.6 82 50.9 41.4-60.4
35-44 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 243 123 52.5 44.8-60.1 120 47.5 39.9-55.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 229 114 50.9 42.9-58.8 115 49.1 41.2-57.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 279 139 51.3 44.0-58.4 140 48.7 41.6-56.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 211 104 51.0 42.6-59.4 107 49.0 40.6-57.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 195 97 51.3 42.9-59.7 98 48.7 40.3-57.1
Unemployed 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 145 70 44.9 35.3-54.9 75 55.1 45.1-64.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked of female respondents aged 18-44.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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