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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.
Your plans for having children?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 872 413 45.9 41.9-49.9 459 54.1 50.1-58.1
-Eastern NC 284 139 51.2 44.0-58.3 145 48.8 41.7-56.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 154 80 52.2 42.6-61.7 74 47.8 38.3-57.4
35-44 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 241 126 55.4 47.6-62.9 115 44.6 37.1-52.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 227 114 54.7 46.6-62.5 113 45.3 37.5-53.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 276 137 52.0 44.7-59.2 139 48.0 40.8-55.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 209 98 49.9 41.5-58.4 111 50.1 41.6-58.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 193 97 54.2 45.7-62.4 96 45.8 37.6-54.3
Unemployed 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 141 68 47.2 37.4-57.3 73 52.8 42.7-62.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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