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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.
Ways to prepare for a healthy pregnancy and baby?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 874 431 47.9 43.9-51.9 443 52.1 48.1-56.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 718 339 45.7 41.3-50.2 379 54.3 49.8-58.7
No 156 92 57.8 48.4-66.6 64 42.2 33.4-51.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 263 111 39.6 32.8-46.7 152 60.4 53.3-67.2
Overweight 194 110 57.0 48.7-64.9 84 43.0 35.1-51.3
Obese 277 146 50.8 43.8-57.7 131 49.2 42.3-56.2
Current Smoker
Yes 159 76 44.1 34.8-53.7 83 55.9 46.3-65.2
No 712 352 48.6 44.2-53.0 360 51.4 47.0-55.8
History of CVD**
Yes 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 848 415 47.4 43.4-51.5 433 52.6 48.5-56.6
Binge Drinker
Yes 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 715 362 49.1 44.7-53.5 353 50.9 46.5-55.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 765 378 48.0 43.7-52.3 387 52.0 47.7-56.3
COPD
Yes 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 835 414 48.2 44.1-52.3 421 51.8 47.7-55.9
Current Asthma
Yes 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 776 380 47.5 43.2-51.7 396 52.5 48.3-56.8
Diabetes
Yes 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 835 408 47.3 43.3-51.4 427 52.7 48.6-56.7
Disability1
Yes 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 761 382 49.0 44.7-53.3 379 51.0 46.7-55.3
Functional Disability1
Yes 174 76 40.2 32.0-49.0 98 59.8 51.0-68.0
No 696 352 49.6 45.1-54.1 344 50.4 45.9-54.9
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 735 360 47.2 42.9-51.5 375 52.8 48.5-57.1

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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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