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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Preconception Health & Family Planning-Females

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.
Ways to prepare for a healthy pregnancy and baby?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 874 431 47.9 43.9-51.9 443 52.1 48.1-56.1
-FEMALES 874 431 47.9 43.9-51.9 443 52.1 48.1-56.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 464 213 45.2 39.7-50.9 251 54.8 49.1-60.3
Non-Hispanic Black 225 107 45.6 38.2-53.3 118 54.4 46.7-61.8
Other 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 466 219 46.1 40.7-51.6 247 53.9 48.4-59.3
35-44 381 206 51.7 45.8-57.5 175 48.3 42.5-54.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 202 107 47.7 39.8-55.7 95 52.3 44.3-60.2
Some Post-H.S. 292 140 47.8 41.1-54.6 152 52.2 45.4-58.9
College Graduate 287 132 45.4 38.8-52.2 155 54.6 47.8-61.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 175 104 55.5 46.2-64.4 71 44.5 35.6-53.8
$25,000- 34,999 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 178 87 45.3 37.1-53.8 91 54.7 46.2-62.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 760 382 49.0 44.7-53.3 378 51.0 46.7-55.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 174 76 40.2 32.0-49.0 98 59.8 51.0-68.0
No 695 352 49.6 45.1-54.1 343 50.4 45.9-54.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 861 425 48.0 44.0-52.0 436 52.0 48.0-56.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 266 120 43.7 37.0-50.6 146 56.3 49.4-63.0
Regional City or Suburban County 216 100 46.6 38.6-54.6 116 53.4 45.4-61.4
Rural 392 211 52.4 46.2-58.5 181 47.6 41.5-53.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 584 297 50.6 45.9-55.4 287 49.4 44.6-54.1
Unemployed 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 182 82 42.5 34.0-51.4 100 57.5 48.6-66.0
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 123 73 62.2 51.8-71.5 50 37.8 28.5-48.2
151% to 200% 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 361 163 43.0 37.2-49.1 198 57.0 50.9-62.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 167 98 57.2 46.9-66.9 69 42.8 33.1-53.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 308 154 47.6 41.0-54.3 154 52.4 45.7-59.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 399 179 45.5 39.8-51.2 220 54.5 48.8-60.2

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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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