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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.
Your plans for having children?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 872 413 45.9 41.9-49.9 459 54.1 50.1-58.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 714 340 45.9 41.5-50.3 374 54.1 49.7-58.5
No 158 73 46.1 37.3-55.2 85 53.9 44.8-62.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 259 109 39.9 33.1-47.1 150 60.1 52.9-66.9
Overweight 197 103 50.9 42.7-59.0 94 49.1 41.0-57.3
Obese 279 137 48.8 41.9-55.8 142 51.2 44.2-58.1
Current Smoker
Yes 158 70 42.1 33.1-51.7 88 57.9 48.3-66.9
No 711 341 46.8 42.4-51.2 370 53.2 48.8-57.6
History of CVD**
Yes 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 847 402 45.7 41.7-49.8 445 54.3 50.2-58.3
Binge Drinker
Yes 127 55 41.2 31.4-51.8 72 58.8 48.2-68.6
No 714 348 47.1 42.7-51.5 366 52.9 48.5-57.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 765 371 46.5 42.2-50.8 394 53.5 49.2-57.8
COPD
Yes 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 832 397 46.2 42.1-50.3 435 53.8 49.7-57.9
Current Asthma
Yes 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 775 368 45.9 41.7-50.2 407 54.1 49.8-58.3
Diabetes
Yes 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 833 391 45.3 41.3-49.4 442 54.7 50.6-58.7
Disability1
Yes 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 760 368 46.7 42.5-51.0 392 53.3 49.0-57.5
Functional Disability1
Yes 172 72 39.0 30.8-47.8 100 61.0 52.2-69.2
No 696 338 47.4 43.0-51.9 358 52.6 48.1-57.0
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 734 348 45.3 41.0-49.6 386 54.7 50.4-59.0

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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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