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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: 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.
The importance of being at a healthy weight for having a healthy pregnancy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 875 410 46.5 42.6-50.5 465 53.5 49.5-57.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 471 208 45.7 40.2-51.3 263 54.3 48.7-59.8
Non-Hispanic Black 225 98 41.7 34.4-49.3 127 58.3 50.7-65.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 123 77 59.1 48.7-68.8 46 40.9 31.2-51.3
AGE
18-34 462 202 44.1 38.7-49.7 260 55.9 50.3-61.3
35-44 384 200 51.3 45.5-57.2 184 48.7 42.8-54.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 203 101 46.4 38.6-54.4 102 53.6 45.6-61.4
Some Post-H.S. 290 135 46.0 39.3-52.9 155 54.0 47.1-60.7
College Graduate 291 121 41.4 35.0-48.1 170 58.6 51.9-65.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 171 86 49.0 39.9-58.1 85 51.0 41.9-60.1
$25,000- 34,999 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 181 82 45.0 36.9-53.5 99 55.0 46.5-63.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 762 356 46.6 42.4-50.9 406 53.4 49.1-57.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 171 74 42.2 33.7-51.1 97 57.8 48.9-66.3
No 699 333 47.6 43.1-52.1 366 52.4 47.9-56.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 863 403 46.6 42.6-50.6 460 53.4 49.4-57.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 266 120 43.1 36.5-50.0 146 56.9 50.0-63.5
Regional City or Suburban County 217 105 49.9 41.9-57.9 112 50.1 42.1-58.1
Rural 393 185 47.3 41.3-53.5 208 52.7 46.5-58.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 585 279 48.1 43.3-52.8 306 51.9 47.2-56.7
Unemployed 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 184 78 40.8 32.5-49.6 106 59.2 50.4-67.5
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 131 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 123 58 48.3 38.2-58.6 65 51.7 41.4-61.8
151% to 200% 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 362 159 42.9 37.1-49.0 203 57.1 51.0-62.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 163 86 55.3 45.1-65.1 77 44.7 34.9-54.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 313 142 42.6 36.2-49.3 171 57.4 50.7-63.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 400 182 46.7 41.0-52.4 218 53.3 47.6-59.0

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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.

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