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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.
Ways to prepare for a healthy pregnancy and baby?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 874 431 47.9 43.9-51.9 443 52.1 48.1-56.1
-Eastern NC 284 149 53.3 46.1-60.4 135 46.7 39.6-53.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 154 78 52.4 42.8-61.8 76 47.6 38.2-57.2
35-44 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 241 132 56.7 48.9-64.2 109 43.3 35.8-51.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 227 121 56.3 48.3-64.0 106 43.7 36.0-51.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 276 146 53.8 46.6-61.0 130 46.2 39.0-53.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 209 111 54.2 45.6-62.5 98 45.8 37.5-54.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 191 102 54.9 46.3-63.1 89 45.1 36.9-53.7
Unemployed 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
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) 142 74 50.1 40.2-60.0 68 49.9 40.0-59.8
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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