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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Preconception Health & Family Planning-Females

How often do you get the social and emotional support you need?*

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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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 857 493 57.2 53.2-61.2 185 22.6 19.3-26.3 118 13.7 11.2-16.7 28 2.7 1.8- 4.1 33 3.7 2.5- 5.5
RACE
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 223 114 49.7 42.0-57.4 51 24.3 18.1-31.8 38 17.0 11.9-23.7 13 5.5 3.1- 9.6 *** *** ***
Other 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
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
35-44 378 212 57.1 51.2-62.8 79 21.6 17.1-26.9 54 13.0 9.7-17.3 17 4.4 2.4- 7.6 16 3.9 2.2- 6.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
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. 291 168 58.7 51.9-65.1 70 24.3 19.0-30.6 40 13.2 9.4-18.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
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 89 *** *** *** 13 18.3 10.3-30.3 15 17.8 10.7-28.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$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- 74,999 110 *** *** *** 29 24.8 16.6-35.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$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 744 454 60.7 56.4-64.8 166 23.0 19.5-27.0 83 11.3 8.9-14.2 15 1.4 0.8- 2.4 26 3.6 2.3- 5.5
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 681 428 62.1 57.6-66.4 148 22.6 19.0-26.7 72 11.0 8.4-14.1 12 1.1 0.6- 2.0 21 3.2 2.0- 5.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 844 487 57.6 53.5-61.6 183 22.8 19.5-26.5 115 13.4 10.9-16.3 27 2.7 1.7- 4.1 32 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 218 135 64.0 56.1-71.2 40 18.6 13.2-25.5 28 12.3 8.0-18.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
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 575 341 59.9 55.2-64.5 123 20.5 17.0-24.6 76 14.2 11.1-18.0 14 2.2 1.2- 3.8 21 3.2 2.0- 5.1
Unemployed 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 178 102 53.7 44.7-62.5 49 31.7 23.7-40.9 15 8.5 4.8-14.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 129 *** *** *** 19 14.6 8.7-23.4 24 20.0 12.7-30.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 119 66 55.7 45.1-65.8 21 20.4 13.0-30.5 22 17.7 11.0-27.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
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) 302 163 51.6 44.8-58.3 68 23.9 18.4-30.4 45 16.5 11.9-22.5 12 3.1 1.7- 5.7 14 4.9 2.6- 8.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 390 225 59.3 53.5-64.8 88 23.7 19.1-29.1 49 11.3 8.3-15.1 13 2.3 1.3- 4.1 15 3.4 2.0- 5.9

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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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