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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Preconception Health & Family Planning-Non-Hispanic Black

Effectiveness of current Contraceptive Method
(Calculated variable.)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Highly Effective Moderately Effective Least Effective No Contraceptive Method Used
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 710 235 32.6 28.5-37.0 161 22.1 18.7-25.9 120 17.2 14.1-20.7 194 28.1 24.4-32.2
-Non-Hispanic Black 183 47 25.2 18.6-33.1 38 22.2 15.9-30.0 45 24.4 17.8-32.4 53 28.3 21.3-36.6

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*Asked of Residents Ages 18-44, Female

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

Sub-group estimates have been suppressed because they do not meet statistical reliability standards.

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.

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