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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Preconception Health & Family Planning-Females

Women in need of Contraceptive Services
(Calculated variable.)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Need Services Do not need Services
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 800 467 57.8 53.5-61.9 333 42.2 38.1-46.5
-FEMALES 800 467 57.8 53.5-61.9 333 42.2 38.1-46.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 429 237 53.7 47.7-59.5 192 46.3 40.5-52.3
Non-Hispanic Black 213 131 60.5 52.5-68.0 82 39.5 32.0-47.5
Other 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 428 288 64.3 58.3-69.8 140 35.7 30.2-41.7
35-44 359 170 46.9 40.9-52.9 189 53.1 47.1-59.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 183 96 56.9 48.3-65.1 87 43.1 34.9-51.7
Some Post-H.S. 274 173 61.6 54.5-68.2 101 38.4 31.8-45.5
College Graduate 265 163 59.6 52.5-66.3 102 40.4 33.7-47.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 160 95 59.3 49.4-68.4 65 40.7 31.6-50.6
$25,000- 34,999 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 168 92 52.5 43.7-61.2 76 47.5 38.8-56.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 697 414 58.5 54.0-63.0 283 41.5 37.0-46.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 157 81 55.5 46.2-64.5 76 44.5 35.5-53.8
No 640 384 58.2 53.4-62.9 256 41.8 37.1-46.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 787 461 58.1 53.8-62.3 326 41.9 37.7-46.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 245 138 52.6 45.3-59.8 107 47.4 40.2-54.7
Regional City or Suburban County 197 122 61.9 53.3-69.8 75 38.1 30.2-46.7
Rural 358 207 59.7 53.2-65.9 151 40.3 34.1-46.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 539 322 61.1 56.2-65.8 217 38.9 34.2-43.8
Unemployed 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 170 99 55.1 45.7-64.3 71 44.9 35.7-54.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 113 70 67.2 56.8-76.2 43 32.8 23.8-43.2
151% to 200% 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 344 198 56.8 50.5-62.8 146 43.2 37.2-49.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 150 93 66.5 56.0-75.6 57 33.5 24.4-44.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 288 161 55.8 48.8-62.5 127 44.2 37.5-51.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 362 213 56.8 50.6-62.7 149 43.2 37.3-49.4

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Asked of Residents Ages 18-44, Female

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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