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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Preconception Health & Family Planning

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  Total
Respond.^
Always Usually Sometimes Rarely Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 858 494 57.3 53.3-61.3 185 22.6 19.3-26.2 118 13.7 11.2-16.7 28 2.7 1.8- 4.1 33 3.7 2.5- 5.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 457 274 60.8 55.2-66.1 111 24.3 19.8-29.5 53 11.4 8.4-15.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 224 115 50.0 42.3-57.7 51 24.2 18.0-31.6 38 16.8 11.8-23.5 13 5.5 3.1- 9.5 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 122 74 60.6 50.2-70.1 12 10.5 5.3-19.8 15 13.6 7.7-22.8 *** *** *** 16 13.1 7.8-21.2
AGE
18-34 450 261 56.9 51.3-62.4 103 23.9 19.3-29.1 61 14.6 11.0-19.0 *** *** *** 15 3.0 1.7- 5.3
35-44 380 213 57.3 51.4-62.9 79 21.4 17.0-26.7 54 13.0 9.7-17.2 17 4.3 2.4- 7.6 17 4.0 2.3- 6.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 10.4 5.4-19.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 197 106 54.6 46.3-62.6 34 18.9 13.1-26.5 32 15.1 10.2-21.7 *** *** *** 15 6.8 3.6-12.5
Some Post-H.S. 292 169 58.8 52.1-65.3 70 24.2 18.9-30.5 40 13.1 9.3-18.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 284 171 59.5 52.6-66.0 71 26.8 21.0-33.5 32 11.5 7.8-16.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 90 *** *** *** 13 18.2 10.2-30.2 15 17.8 10.6-28.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 169 96 56.4 47.1-65.2 27 17.7 11.7-25.9 34 20.0 13.6-28.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 15.8 8.6-27.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 108 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 10.4 5.4-18.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 111 *** *** *** 29 24.5 16.4-34.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 174 112 64.0 55.4-71.8 43 24.4 17.7-32.7 14 9.0 5.3-15.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 110 *** *** *** 19 20.4 12.4-31.7 *** *** *** 13 12.2 6.5-21.8 *** *** ***
No 746 455 60.7 56.4-64.8 166 23.0 19.5-26.9 83 11.3 8.9-14.2 15 1.4 0.8- 2.4 27 3.6 2.4- 5.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 171 62 36.9 28.6-45.9 36 22.7 15.9-31.5 45 24.9 18.0-33.3 16 9.7 5.5-16.3 12 5.9 3.1-11.0
No 683 429 62.1 57.6-66.4 148 22.6 18.9-26.7 72 10.9 8.4-14.1 12 1.1 0.6- 2.0 22 3.3 2.0- 5.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 846 488 57.6 53.6-61.6 183 22.7 19.4-26.4 115 13.4 10.9-16.3 27 2.7 1.7- 4.1 33 3.6 2.4- 5.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 256 135 53.4 46.3-60.3 66 27.1 21.2-33.9 35 12.8 8.9-17.9 *** *** *** 13 4.5 2.5- 8.0
Regional City or Suburban County 220 136 64.1 56.2-71.3 40 18.4 13.1-25.3 28 12.2 7.9-18.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 383 223 56.1 49.7-62.2 79 21.4 16.5-27.3 55 15.6 11.5-20.8 12 3.3 1.7- 6.5 14 3.6 1.9- 6.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 576 342 60.0 55.3-64.6 123 20.5 16.9-24.5 76 14.2 11.1-18.0 14 2.1 1.2- 3.8 21 3.2 2.0- 5.1
Unemployed 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 179 102 53.6 44.6-62.3 49 31.6 23.6-40.8 15 8.5 4.8-14.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 129 *** *** *** 19 14.6 8.7-23.4 24 20.0 12.7-30.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 120 *** *** *** 21 20.1 12.8-30.1 22 17.4 10.9-26.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 356 222 62.9 56.8-68.5 89 24.9 19.9-30.6 33 9.4 6.4-13.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 165 105 63.3 53.0-72.5 29 15.6 9.7-24.0 24 16.1 9.8-25.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 303 164 51.8 45.0-58.5 68 23.8 18.3-30.3 45 16.4 11.8-22.3 12 3.1 1.7- 5.6 14 4.9 2.6- 8.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 391 225 59.3 53.5-64.8 88 23.7 19.0-29.1 49 11.3 8.3-15.1 13 2.3 1.3- 4.1 16 3.5 2.0- 6.0

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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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