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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Preconception Health & Family Planning--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Effectiveness of current Contraceptive Method
(Calculated variable.)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Highly Effective Moderately Effective Least Effective No Contraceptive Method Used
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 710 235 32.6 28.5-37.0 161 22.1 18.7-25.9 120 17.2 14.1-20.7 194 28.1 24.4-32.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 590 197 32.6 28.1-37.4 139 23.3 19.5-27.6 102 17.5 14.1-21.4 152 26.7 22.6-31.1
No 120 38 32.8 23.6-43.5 22 16.6 10.4-25.3 18 15.7 9.3-25.3 42 35.0 25.9-45.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 219 70 29.9 23.1-37.7 58 26.3 20.0-33.7 45 20.0 14.5-26.9 46 23.8 17.7-31.3
Overweight 167 58 37.1 28.9-46.2 43 24.0 17.2-32.4 27 16.5 10.8-24.3 39 22.4 16.1-30.3
Obese 221 87 36.3 29.2-44.0 38 18.1 12.9-24.8 31 14.9 10.0-21.6 65 30.7 24.0-38.5
Current Smoker
Yes 138 *** *** *** 23 15.5 9.4-24.4 23 17.3 10.8-26.5 36 25.9 18.0-35.7
No 570 178 30.5 26.1-35.2 138 23.9 20.0-28.2 96 16.8 13.5-20.7 158 28.9 24.7-33.4
History of CVD**
Yes 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 690 228 32.5 28.3-36.9 157 22.2 18.8-26.1 117 17.4 14.3-21.0 188 27.9 24.2-32.1
Binge Drinker
Yes 114 *** *** *** 28 20.7 13.6-30.3 27 23.4 15.3-34.1 23 19.9 12.8-29.7
No 579 191 31.8 27.3-36.6 129 22.3 18.5-26.6 93 16.5 13.2-20.4 166 29.4 25.2-34.0
Heavy Drinker
Yes 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 628 205 32.1 27.8-36.8 141 21.8 18.3-25.9 108 17.6 14.3-21.4 174 28.5 24.5-32.9
COPD
Yes 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 677 222 32.5 28.3-37.0 156 22.5 19.0-26.5 119 17.9 14.7-21.6 180 27.1 23.3-31.2
Current Asthma
Yes 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 631 202 31.9 27.6-36.6 148 22.8 19.2-26.8 114 18.1 14.8-21.9 167 27.3 23.4-31.5
Diabetes
Yes 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 678 226 32.7 28.5-37.2 157 22.6 19.1-26.5 115 17.2 14.1-20.8 180 27.6 23.8-31.7
Disability1
Yes 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 621 201 31.6 27.3-36.2 147 23.4 19.7-27.5 107 17.5 14.2-21.3 166 27.6 23.7-31.9
Functional Disability1
Yes 134 59 43.2 33.4-53.5 21 14.6 9.1-22.7 19 12.9 7.9-20.2 35 29.3 20.7-39.7
No 574 176 30.3 25.9-35.2 140 23.9 20.1-28.3 100 18.1 14.6-22.2 158 27.6 23.5-32.1
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 596 184 30.6 26.3-35.4 147 24.2 20.4-28.4 108 18.6 15.2-22.6 157 26.6 22.7-30.9

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Asked of Residents Ages 18-44, Female

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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 phasing out next year, being replaced by Functional Disability.

^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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