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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Used Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive (LARC) Method
(Calculated variable.)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, used LARC No, did not use LARC
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 743 73 10.7 8.1-14.0 670 89.3 86.0-91.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 611 60 10.3 7.6-13.9 551 89.7 86.1-92.4
No 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 226 31 13.7 8.8-20.8 195 86.3 79.2-91.2
Overweight 170 19 15.8 9.8-24.5 151 84.2 75.5-90.2
Obese 231 18 7.8 4.3-13.6 213 92.2 86.4-95.7
Current Smoker
Yes 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 598 63 11.7 8.7-15.5 535 88.3 84.5-91.3
History of CVD**
Yes 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 723 73 11.0 8.4-14.3 650 89.0 85.7-91.6
Binge Drinker
Yes 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 602 56 9.4 6.9-12.6 546 90.6 87.4-93.1
Heavy Drinker
Yes 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 651 60 9.6 7.1-12.9 591 90.4 87.1-92.9
COPD
Yes 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 709 70 10.7 8.0-14.0 639 89.3 86.0-92.0
Current Asthma
Yes 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 664 62 10.6 7.9-14.2 602 89.4 85.8-92.1
Diabetes
Yes 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 709 71 10.9 8.2-14.3 638 89.1 85.7-91.8
Disability1
Yes 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 651 65 10.3 7.7-13.6 586 89.7 86.4-92.3
Functional Disability1
Yes 142 16 14.8 8.4-24.8 126 85.2 75.2-91.6
No 599 57 9.8 7.2-13.3 542 90.2 86.7-92.8
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 627 60 9.9 7.3-13.2 567 90.1 86.8-92.7

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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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