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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

How often do you get the social and emotional support you need?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Always Usually Sometimes Rarely Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 858 494 57.3 53.3-61.3 185 22.6 19.3-26.2 118 13.7 11.2-16.7 28 2.7 1.8- 4.1 33 3.7 2.5- 5.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 704 416 59.1 54.6-63.5 161 23.6 20.0-27.7 90 12.9 10.2-16.1 20 2.0 1.3- 3.2 17 2.4 1.3- 4.2
No 154 78 49.2 40.1-58.3 24 17.8 11.4-26.8 27 17.1 11.1-25.5 *** *** *** 17 10.0 5.9-16.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 262 158 61.5 54.3-68.1 66 24.7 19.0-31.3 25 10.4 6.9-15.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Overweight 194 106 52.4 44.2-60.5 42 23.9 17.4-31.9 29 15.2 10.3-21.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Obese 274 152 54.9 47.8-61.8 57 21.0 15.8-27.4 46 16.9 12.0-23.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Current Smoker
Yes 158 78 53.2 43.5-62.7 33 19.6 13.3-28.0 33 19.0 12.8-27.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 697 415 58.5 54.0-62.9 151 23.2 19.5-27.3 84 12.6 9.9-15.9 19 2.0 1.2- 3.2 28 3.7 2.5- 5.6
History of CVD**
Yes 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 835 487 58.0 53.9-62.0 182 22.5 19.2-26.2 111 13.4 10.9-16.4 26 2.6 1.7- 4.1 29 3.5 2.3- 5.2
Binge Drinker
Yes 125 *** *** *** 32 27.1 18.6-37.7 15 14.2 7.9-24.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 703 409 58.4 53.9-62.7 147 22.1 18.5-26.1 97 13.4 10.7-16.6 21 2.1 1.3- 3.3 29 4.1 2.7- 6.2
Heavy Drinker
Yes 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 752 437 57.5 53.1-61.7 163 23.1 19.5-27.0 100 13.5 10.8-16.8 23 2.2 1.4- 3.4 29 3.7 2.4- 5.7
COPD
Yes 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 819 477 58.5 54.3-62.5 175 22.0 18.7-25.7 112 13.7 11.1-16.8 24 2.2 1.4- 3.3 31 3.7 2.4- 5.5
Current Asthma
Yes 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 763 451 59.8 55.6-63.9 158 20.8 17.5-24.5 103 13.7 11.0-16.9 21 2.1 1.3- 3.3 30 3.6 2.4- 5.5
Diabetes
Yes 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 817 469 57.4 53.3-61.5 181 23.0 19.6-26.7 110 13.7 11.1-16.8 25 2.4 1.5- 3.7 32 3.5 2.4- 5.2
Disability1
Yes 110 *** *** *** 19 20.4 12.4-31.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 746 455 60.7 56.4-64.8 166 23.0 19.5-26.9 83 11.3 8.9-14.2 15 1.4 0.8- 2.4 27 3.6 2.4- 5.6
Functional Disability1
Yes 171 62 36.9 28.6-45.9 36 22.7 15.9-31.5 45 24.9 18.0-33.3 16 9.7 5.5-16.3 *** *** ***
No 683 429 62.1 57.6-66.4 148 22.6 18.9-26.7 72 10.9 8.4-14.1 *** *** *** 22 3.3 2.0- 5.3
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 137 *** *** *** 30 24.4 16.4-34.7 36 24.4 16.9-33.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 721 443 61.0 56.6-65.2 154 22.1 18.6-26.1 82 11.8 9.3-15.0 16 1.5 0.9- 2.5 26 3.6 2.3- 5.6

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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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