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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 risks of tobacco, alcohol, and drug use for having a healthy pregnancy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 877 446 50.6 46.6-54.6 431 49.4 45.4-53.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 465 227 50.2 44.6-55.8 238 49.8 44.2-55.4
Non-Hispanic Black 227 109 47.7 40.2-55.4 118 52.3 44.6-59.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 128 77 57.1 47.0-66.6 51 42.9 33.4-53.0
AGE
18-34 468 220 47.9 42.4-53.4 248 52.1 46.6-57.6
35-44 380 217 56.2 50.3-62.0 163 43.8 38.0-49.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 206 114 50.2 42.2-58.1 92 49.8 41.9-57.8
Some Post-H.S. 292 154 52.5 45.6-59.2 138 47.5 40.8-54.4
College Graduate 287 119 41.1 34.6-47.8 168 58.9 52.2-65.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 177 105 55.9 46.8-64.7 72 44.1 35.3-53.2
$25,000- 34,999 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 178 86 48.2 39.8-56.7 92 51.8 43.3-60.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 765 383 50.6 46.3-54.8 382 49.4 45.2-53.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 173 90 50.1 41.3-59.0 83 49.9 41.0-58.7
No 699 353 50.9 46.4-55.4 346 49.1 44.6-53.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 865 437 50.6 46.6-54.6 428 49.4 45.4-53.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 265 125 46.3 39.5-53.2 140 53.7 46.8-60.5
Regional City or Suburban County 217 119 57.6 49.6-65.2 98 42.4 34.8-50.4
Rural 396 202 49.9 43.8-56.0 194 50.1 44.0-56.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 587 294 50.2 45.5-55.0 293 49.8 45.0-54.5
Unemployed 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 184 91 48.9 40.1-57.7 93 51.1 42.3-59.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 136 83 55.6 45.1-65.7 53 44.4 34.3-54.9
101% to 150% 123 72 61.8 51.5-71.1 51 38.2 28.9-48.5
151% to 200% 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 359 163 45.5 39.5-51.6 196 54.5 48.4-60.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 169 99 57.4 47.2-66.9 70 42.6 33.1-52.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 311 154 48.4 41.8-55.1 157 51.6 44.9-58.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 398 193 50.2 44.5-55.9 205 49.8 44.1-55.5

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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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