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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Preconception Health & Family Planning

Women at risk of Unintended Pregnancy
(Calculated variable.)*

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  Total
Respond.^
At Risk Not at Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 792 447 56.0 51.8-60.2 345 44.0 39.8-48.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 426 228 52.1 46.1-57.9 198 47.9 42.1-53.9
Non-Hispanic Black 211 125 59.6 51.6-67.1 86 40.4 32.9-48.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 110 64 61.9 51.3-71.5 46 38.1 28.5-48.7
AGE
18-34 423 281 63.4 57.4-69.0 142 36.6 31.0-42.6
35-44 356 158 43.7 37.8-49.8 198 56.3 50.2-62.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 181 94 56.5 47.9-64.7 87 43.5 35.3-52.1
Some Post-H.S. 270 166 60.1 52.9-66.9 104 39.9 33.1-47.1
College Graduate 264 156 57.5 50.5-64.3 108 42.5 35.7-49.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 158 91 57.5 47.6-66.8 67 42.5 33.2-52.4
$25,000- 34,999 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 165 87 50.8 42.0-59.6 78 49.2 40.4-58.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 691 400 57.1 52.5-61.6 291 42.9 38.4-47.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 155 76 53.6 44.3-62.7 79 46.4 37.3-55.7
No 634 370 56.8 52.0-61.5 264 43.2 38.5-48.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 779 442 56.4 52.1-60.6 337 43.6 39.4-47.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 243 136 52.0 44.7-59.2 107 48.0 40.8-55.3
Regional City or Suburban County 193 118 61.6 52.9-69.6 75 38.4 30.4-47.1
Rural 356 193 56.0 49.5-62.3 163 44.0 37.7-50.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 532 308 59.2 54.3-64.0 224 40.8 36.0-45.7
Unemployed 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 170 96 53.4 44.0-62.5 74 46.6 37.5-56.0
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 112 68 65.8 55.2-75.0 44 34.2 25.0-44.8
151% to 200% 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 339 189 55.4 49.1-61.6 150 44.6 38.4-50.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 149 85 62.5 52.1-71.9 64 37.5 28.1-47.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 284 154 53.4 46.4-60.3 130 46.6 39.7-53.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 359 208 56.1 49.9-62.1 151 43.9 37.9-50.1

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*Data in this table were derived from Preconception Health questions 2, 3 and 4, asked of female respondents aged 18-44. Please see the 2016 BRFSS Technical Notes for details.

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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