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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Within the past 12 months, when seeking health care, do you feel your experiences were worse than, the same as, or better than for people of other races?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Worse than other races The same as other races Better than other races
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 739 32 3.4 2.3- 5.1 628 86.5 83.5-89.0 79 10.1 7.9-12.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 608 20 2.6 1.5- 4.4 529 88.0 84.7-90.7 59 9.4 7.0-12.4
No 132 *** *** *** 99 79.4 71.2-85.7 20 13.4 8.4-20.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 233 *** *** *** 200 86.6 80.8-90.8 29 12.5 8.4-18.3
Overweight 167 *** *** *** 143 87.4 80.9-91.9 17 8.5 5.0-14.1
Obese 236 *** *** *** 200 85.3 79.1-89.8 23 10.0 6.3-15.5
Current Smoker
Yes 133 *** *** *** 114 88.9 81.6-93.6 *** *** ***
No 604 22 2.9 1.8- 4.6 512 86.0 82.6-88.9 70 11.1 8.5-14.3
History of CVD**
Yes 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 721 30 3.3 2.2- 5.0 614 86.7 83.7-89.3 77 9.9 7.7-12.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 105 *** *** *** 81 80.9 71.3-87.8 20 17.0 10.4-26.5
No 612 27 3.5 2.2- 5.4 535 88.7 85.5-91.2 50 7.8 5.7-10.7
Heavy Drinker
Yes 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 650 29 3.6 2.3- 5.4 562 87.7 84.6-90.3 59 8.7 6.5-11.6
COPD
Yes 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 707 32 3.5 2.3- 5.3 598 86.0 82.9-88.7 77 10.4 8.1-13.3
Current Asthma
Yes 80 *** *** *** 66 85.7 75.2-92.2 *** *** ***
No 655 27 3.4 2.2- 5.2 560 87.0 83.9-89.6 68 9.6 7.4-12.5
Diabetes
Yes 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 705 30 3.0 2.0- 4.5 598 86.6 83.6-89.2 77 10.4 8.1-13.2
Disability1
Yes 95 *** *** *** 79 87.3 78.1-93.0 *** *** ***
No 643 22 2.6 1.6- 4.1 549 86.7 83.6-89.4 72 10.7 8.3-13.7
Functional Disability1
Yes 146 *** *** *** 112 79.5 71.0-85.9 20 12.3 7.4-19.5
No 590 17 1.9 1.1- 3.2 515 88.6 85.4-91.2 58 9.5 7.1-12.6
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 113 *** *** *** 95 85.9 76.5-91.9 *** *** ***
No 627 26 2.7 1.8- 4.2 533 86.5 83.3-89.2 68 10.7 8.3-13.9

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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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