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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Preconception Health & Family Planning

Used Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive (LARC) Method
(Calculated variable.)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, used LARC No, did not use LARC
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 743 73 10.7 8.1-14.0 670 89.3 86.0-91.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 399 38 10.4 6.9-15.3 361 89.6 84.7-93.1
Non-Hispanic Black 192 14 8.2 4.4-14.7 178 91.8 85.3-95.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 110 15 13.8 8.0-22.9 95 86.2 77.1-92.0
AGE
18-34 393 39 11.5 8.0-16.4 354 88.5 83.6-92.0
35-44 337 32 9.0 6.0-13.4 305 91.0 86.6-94.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 168 13 8.2 4.4-14.5 155 91.8 85.5-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 248 28 13.4 8.8-19.9 220 86.6 80.1-91.2
College Graduate 254 25 8.1 5.1-12.7 229 91.9 87.3-94.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 75 *** *** *** 67 91.1 80.7-96.2
$15,000- 24,999 153 21 17.2 10.7-26.5 132 82.8 73.5-89.3
$25,000- 34,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 94 *** *** *** 84 88.0 76.5-94.3
$50,000-74,999 102 *** *** *** 94 93.0 85.4-96.7
$75,000+ 162 18 9.3 5.6-15.2 144 90.7 84.8-94.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 651 65 10.3 7.7-13.6 586 89.7 86.4-92.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 142 16 14.8 8.4-24.8 126 85.2 75.2-91.6
No 599 57 9.8 7.2-13.3 542 90.2 86.7-92.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 734 71 10.6 8.0-13.9 663 89.4 86.1-92.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 220 26 11.8 7.8-17.4 194 88.2 82.6-92.2
Regional City or Suburban County 181 14 10.2 5.2-19.1 167 89.8 80.9-94.8
Rural 343 33 10.1 6.7-15.2 310 89.9 84.8-93.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 514 58 12.1 8.9-16.2 456 87.9 83.8-91.1
Unemployed 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 148 *** *** *** 140 94.8 88.4-97.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 53 *** *** *** 48 90.3 76.8-96.3
50% to 100% 117 11 10.0 4.7-20.0 106 90.0 80.0-95.3
101% to 150% 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 322 31 8.7 5.8-12.9 291 91.3 87.1-94.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 148 18 14.1 7.8-24.2 130 85.9 75.8-92.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 262 18 7.8 4.4-13.6 244 92.2 86.4-95.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 334 37 11.7 8.1-16.6 297 88.3 83.4-91.9

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*Data in this table were derived from Preconception Health questions 2, 3 and 4, asked of female respondents aged 18-44. Please see the 2016 BRFSS Technical Notes for details.

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.

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