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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Women at risk of Unintended Pregnancy
(Calculated variable.)*

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  Total
Respond.^
At Risk Not at Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 792 447 56.0 51.8-60.2 345 44.0 39.8-48.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 656 372 56.0 51.3-60.7 284 44.0 39.3-48.7
No 136 75 56.0 46.2-65.4 61 44.0 34.6-53.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 241 157 61.1 53.5-68.2 84 38.9 31.8-46.5
Overweight 185 107 60.2 51.8-68.0 78 39.8 32.0-48.2
Obese 253 120 50.2 42.9-57.5 133 49.8 42.5-57.1
Current Smoker
Yes 147 75 50.1 40.0-60.2 *** *** ***
No 642 371 57.3 52.6-61.8 271 42.7 38.2-47.4
History of CVD**
Yes 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 771 438 56.6 52.3-60.8 333 43.4 39.2-47.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 117 80 67.9 57.2-77.0 37 32.1 23.0-42.8
No 653 359 54.5 49.8-59.1 294 45.5 40.9-50.2
Heavy Drinker
Yes 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 701 396 55.7 51.1-60.2 305 44.3 39.8-48.9
COPD
Yes 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 759 434 56.4 52.0-60.6 325 43.6 39.4-48.0
Current Asthma
Yes 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 701 407 57.5 53.0-61.9 294 42.5 38.1-47.0
Diabetes
Yes 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 756 430 56.5 52.2-60.8 326 43.5 39.2-47.8
Disability1
Yes 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 691 400 57.1 52.5-61.6 291 42.9 38.4-47.5
Functional Disability1
Yes 155 76 53.6 44.3-62.7 79 46.4 37.3-55.7
No 634 370 56.8 52.0-61.5 264 43.2 38.5-48.0
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 666 391 57.4 52.8-62.0 275 42.6 38.0-47.2

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Asked of Residents Ages 18-44, Female

**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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