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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.
Your plans for having children?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 872 413 45.9 41.9-49.9 459 54.1 50.1-58.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 464 217 45.2 39.7-50.9 247 54.8 49.1-60.3
Non-Hispanic Black 224 104 44.5 37.1-52.2 120 55.5 47.8-62.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 127 68 53.2 43.2-63.0 59 46.8 37.0-56.8
AGE
18-34 463 218 44.5 39.1-50.0 245 55.5 50.0-60.9
35-44 384 191 49.6 43.8-55.5 193 50.4 44.5-56.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 205 91 40.8 33.3-48.7 114 59.2 51.3-66.7
Some Post-H.S. 288 130 44.3 37.6-51.2 158 55.7 48.8-62.4
College Graduate 287 143 50.5 43.7-57.2 144 49.5 42.8-56.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 175 90 50.1 41.1-59.1 85 49.9 40.9-58.9
$25,000- 34,999 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 178 88 47.6 39.3-56.1 90 52.4 43.9-60.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 760 368 46.7 42.5-51.0 392 53.3 49.0-57.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 172 72 39.0 30.8-47.8 100 61.0 52.2-69.2
No 696 338 47.4 43.0-51.9 358 52.6 48.1-57.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 860 409 46.2 42.2-50.2 451 53.8 49.8-57.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 266 121 43.2 36.6-50.1 145 56.8 49.9-63.4
Regional City or Suburban County 215 102 44.9 37.1-53.0 113 55.1 47.0-62.9
Rural 392 190 48.9 42.8-55.1 202 51.1 44.9-57.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 585 293 50.6 45.9-55.4 292 49.4 44.6-54.1
Unemployed 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 182 75 37.8 29.7-46.6 107 62.2 53.4-70.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 134 69 45.4 35.4-55.8 65 54.6 44.2-64.6
101% to 150% 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 359 172 46.3 40.3-52.3 187 53.7 47.7-59.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 166 83 51.5 41.4-61.4 83 48.5 38.6-58.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 308 147 44.8 38.3-51.5 161 55.2 48.5-61.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 399 183 45.0 39.4-50.8 216 55.0 49.2-60.6

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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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