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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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.
The importance of being at a healthy weight for having a healthy pregnancy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 875 410 46.5 42.6-50.5 465 53.5 49.5-57.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 721 330 45.3 40.9-49.7 391 54.7 50.3-59.1
No 154 80 52.4 43.2-61.5 74 47.6 38.5-56.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 265 99 36.9 30.3-44.0 166 63.1 56.0-69.7
Overweight 195 102 52.3 44.1-60.4 93 47.7 39.6-55.9
Obese 271 144 54.0 46.9-61.0 127 46.0 39.0-53.1
Current Smoker
Yes 158 77 50.3 40.6-60.0 81 49.7 40.0-59.4
No 714 331 45.9 41.5-50.3 383 54.1 49.7-58.5
History of CVD**
Yes 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 850 395 46.6 42.5-50.6 455 53.4 49.4-57.5
Binge Drinker
Yes 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 716 347 47.6 43.2-52.1 369 52.4 47.9-56.8
Heavy Drinker
Yes 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 767 370 47.8 43.5-52.1 397 52.2 47.9-56.5
COPD
Yes 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 836 393 46.5 42.4-50.6 443 53.5 49.4-57.6
Current Asthma
Yes 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 777 361 45.4 41.3-49.7 416 54.6 50.3-58.7
Diabetes
Yes 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 835 384 45.7 41.6-49.8 451 54.3 50.2-58.4
Disability1
Yes 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 762 356 46.6 42.4-50.9 406 53.4 49.1-57.6
Functional Disability1
Yes 171 74 42.2 33.7-51.1 97 57.8 48.9-66.3
No 699 333 47.6 43.1-52.1 366 52.4 47.9-56.9
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 137 71 56.6 46.1-66.5 66 43.4 33.5-53.9
No 738 338 44.7 40.4-49.0 400 55.3 51.0-59.6

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*Asked of female respondents aged 18-44.

**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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