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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Preconception Health & Family Planning-Non-Hispanic White

Effectiveness of current Contraceptive Method
(Calculated variable.)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Highly Effective Moderately Effective Least Effective No Contraceptive Method Used
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 710 235 32.6 28.5-37.0 161 22.1 18.7-25.9 120 17.2 14.1-20.7 194 28.1 24.4-32.2
-Non-Hispanic White 386 143 37.5 31.6-43.8 95 23.1 18.5-28.4 53 13.7 10.1-18.4 95 25.7 20.8-31.3
AGE
18-34 198 45 28.2 20.2-37.9 64 26.8 20.2-34.5 39 19.8 14.0-27.3 50 25.2 18.6-33.1
35-44 184 98 50.3 42.0-58.6 30 18.1 12.4-25.6 14 6.1 3.4-10.8 42 25.5 18.7-33.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 134 49 33.4 24.6-43.4 42 30.6 22.4-40.3 17 14.5 8.8-22.9 26 21.5 14.3-31.0
College Graduate 170 56 35.1 27.3-43.8 45 24.3 17.8-32.2 28 15.6 10.4-22.7 41 25.0 18.4-33.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 122 51 38.7 29.4-48.9 27 25.6 17.7-35.5 17 12.4 7.1-20.8 27 23.3 15.7-33.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 336 122 36.5 30.2-43.2 87 24.4 19.4-30.2 46 13.8 10.0-18.8 81 25.3 20.1-31.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 317 111 36.0 29.5-43.0 85 25.0 19.8-31.0 44 14.0 10.0-19.3 77 25.0 19.8-31.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 382 140 37.2 31.3-43.5 95 23.2 18.6-28.5 52 13.7 10.1-18.4 95 25.8 20.9-31.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 88 24 29.4 20.0-40.9 22 23.3 15.2-34.1 16 15.3 8.6-25.7 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 97 *** *** *** 30 26.4 17.8-37.3 12 13.2 7.2-23.0 *** *** ***
Rural 201 92 44.8 36.3-53.6 43 20.8 14.6-28.8 25 13.3 8.5-20.3 41 21.1 15.0-28.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 278 111 38.1 31.6-45.2 68 24.0 18.6-30.3 34 13.1 8.9-18.8 65 24.8 19.4-31.1
Unemployed 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 224 81 33.8 27.0-41.4 58 25.6 19.6-32.6 33 15.3 10.5-21.9 52 25.3 19.1-32.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 151 59 42.9 33.5-52.9 33 19.2 13.1-27.2 20 11.6 7.2-18.3 39 26.3 18.8-35.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 161 50 33.4 25.0-43.1 43 25.2 18.4-33.4 25 14.7 9.5-22.2 43 26.6 19.5-35.2

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*Asked of Residents Ages 18-44, Female

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 will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^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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