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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 risks of tobacco, alcohol, and drug use for having a healthy pregnancy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 877 446 50.6 46.6-54.6 431 49.4 45.4-53.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 719 358 49.4 44.9-53.8 361 50.6 46.2-55.1
No 158 88 56.5 47.3-65.3 70 43.5 34.7-52.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 263 112 42.7 35.7-49.9 151 57.3 50.1-64.3
Overweight 197 107 55.4 47.2-63.3 90 44.6 36.7-52.8
Obese 274 161 57.4 50.3-64.3 113 42.6 35.7-49.7
Current Smoker
Yes 158 102 64.1 54.5-72.8 56 35.9 27.2-45.5
No 716 342 47.9 43.6-52.3 374 52.1 47.7-56.4
History of CVD**
Yes 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 852 432 50.9 46.8-54.9 420 49.1 45.1-53.2
Binge Drinker
Yes 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 718 373 51.6 47.2-56.0 345 48.4 44.0-52.8
Heavy Drinker
Yes 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 767 398 51.5 47.2-55.8 369 48.5 44.2-52.8
COPD
Yes 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 839 425 50.2 46.1-54.3 414 49.8 45.7-53.9
Current Asthma
Yes 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 779 387 49.2 45.0-53.5 392 50.8 46.5-55.0
Diabetes
Yes 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 837 424 50.5 46.4-54.6 413 49.5 45.4-53.6
Disability1
Yes 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 765 383 50.6 46.3-54.8 382 49.4 45.2-53.7
Functional Disability1
Yes 173 90 50.1 41.3-59.0 83 49.9 41.0-58.7
No 699 353 50.9 46.4-55.4 346 49.1 44.6-53.6
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 137 83 63.1 52.6-72.4 54 36.9 27.6-47.4
No 740 362 48.4 44.1-52.8 378 51.6 47.2-55.9

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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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