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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Preconception Health & Family Planning

Within the past 12 months, when seeking health care, do you feel your experiences were worse than, the same as, or better than for people of other races?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Worse than other races The same as other races Better than other races
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 739 32 3.4 2.3- 5.1 628 86.5 83.5-89.0 79 10.1 7.9-12.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 385 *** *** *** 332 87.0 82.5-90.4 46 11.2 8.0-15.3
Non-Hispanic Black 198 11 4.2 2.2- 7.7 178 91.8 87.0-94.9 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 110 *** *** *** 78 75.0 65.4-82.6 22 18.3 11.9-27.2
AGE
18-34 408 16 2.6 1.5- 4.4 351 88.1 84.3-91.2 41 9.3 6.6-12.9
35-44 318 16 4.7 2.5- 8.5 264 83.3 78.0-87.6 38 12.0 8.5-16.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 83 *** *** *** 65 86.2 77.5-91.9 14 11.9 6.7-20.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 164 13 6.8 3.5-12.8 135 84.9 77.7-90.1 16 8.3 4.7-14.2
Some Post-H.S. 248 *** *** *** 221 89.4 84.0-93.1 17 7.6 4.4-12.8
College Graduate 243 *** *** *** 206 83.8 77.7-88.4 32 14.5 10.1-20.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 74 *** *** *** 57 79.2 67.3-87.6 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 153 *** *** *** 131 89.1 83.0-93.2 13 6.8 3.7-12.0
$25,000- 34,999 66 *** *** *** 52 85.2 74.7-91.9 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 95 *** *** *** 85 90.5 80.4-95.6 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 92 *** *** *** 86 93.2 83.2-97.4 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 153 *** *** *** 124 79.3 70.7-85.8 28 20.2 13.7-28.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 95 *** *** *** 79 87.3 78.1-93.0 *** *** ***
No 643 22 2.6 1.6- 4.1 549 86.7 83.6-89.4 72 10.7 8.3-13.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 146 14 8.3 4.4-15.0 112 79.5 71.0-85.9 20 12.3 7.4-19.5
No 590 17 1.9 1.1- 3.2 515 88.6 85.4-91.2 58 9.5 7.1-12.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 10 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 729 33 3.5 2.3- 5.2 618 86.3 83.3-88.9 78 10.2 8.0-13.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 223 *** *** *** 180 81.9 75.6-86.8 38 16.3 11.6-22.5
Regional City or Suburban County 189 *** *** *** 161 86.4 79.9-91.0 20 9.9 6.1-15.8
Rural 328 20 4.8 2.8- 7.9 287 90.6 86.7-93.4 21 4.7 2.9- 7.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 490 15 2.8 1.6- 4.9 432 88.9 85.5-91.7 43 8.3 5.9-11.4
Unemployed 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 163 *** *** *** 130 82.6 75.1-88.2 23 14.2 9.0-21.5
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 117 11 6.4 3.2-12.3 96 87.4 80.0-92.3 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 107 *** *** *** 93 87.2 78.1-92.8 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 309 *** *** *** 266 85.6 80.2-89.7 40 13.9 9.8-19.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 138 *** *** *** 123 93.7 88.6-96.6 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 266 16 5.7 3.2- 9.8 232 88.9 84.1-92.4 18 5.5 3.3- 8.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 336 *** *** *** 273 82.8 77.9-86.8 53 15.0 11.2-19.8

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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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