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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Preconception Health & Family Planning

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  Total
Respond.^
Always Usually Sometimes Rarely Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 858 494 57.3 53.3-61.3 185 22.6 19.3-26.2 118 13.7 11.2-16.7 28 2.7 1.8- 4.1 33 3.7 2.5- 5.5
-Eastern NC 277 175 62.6 55.2-69.5 45 16.8 11.5-23.8 37 12.5 8.6-17.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 17.2 10.1-27.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 146 91 62.4 52.2-71.6 25 18.3 11.0-28.9 21 13.5 8.5-20.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 122 79 63.0 52.1-72.8 20 15.0 9.2-23.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 95 *** *** *** 18 19.8 12.1-30.7 14 13.1 7.4-22.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 90 *** *** *** 16 15.1 8.5-25.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 16.0 8.7-27.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 234 152 64.1 56.0-71.5 42 19.2 13.1-27.1 26 10.8 7.0-16.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 221 150 68.0 59.6-75.3 36 16.7 10.9-24.7 22 9.3 5.6-15.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 269 170 62.7 55.1-69.6 44 17.0 11.6-24.2 36 12.3 8.5-17.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 204 129 63.2 54.3-71.3 33 16.2 10.1-24.9 31 14.1 9.4-20.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 188 124 67.2 58.7-74.6 32 15.6 10.3-22.9 21 11.6 7.1-18.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 107 74 72.2 61.1-81.1 23 18.0 11.1-27.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 14.0 7.6-24.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 137 77 53.9 43.6-63.9 26 22.4 14.0-33.8 21 15.2 9.4-23.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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