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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 risks of tobacco, alcohol, and drug use for having a healthy pregnancy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 877 446 50.6 46.6-54.6 431 49.4 45.4-53.4
-Eastern NC 288 152 55.7 48.5-62.6 136 44.3 37.4-51.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 156 77 52.0 42.5-61.4 79 48.0 38.6-57.5
35-44 122 72 64.2 53.6-73.5 50 35.8 26.5-46.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 245 130 56.8 49.1-64.2 115 43.2 35.8-50.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 231 119 54.4 46.4-62.2 112 45.6 37.8-53.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 280 147 55.8 48.5-62.7 133 44.2 37.3-51.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 213 109 54.4 46.0-62.6 104 45.6 37.4-54.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 196 101 54.6 46.2-62.8 95 45.4 37.2-53.8
Unemployed 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 144 72 50.0 40.2-59.9 72 50.0 40.1-59.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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