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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Preconception Health & Family Planning-Non-Hispanic White

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.
The importance of being at a healthy weight for having a healthy pregnancy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 875 410 46.5 42.6-50.5 465 53.5 49.5-57.4
-Non-Hispanic White 471 208 45.7 40.2-51.3 263 54.3 48.7-59.8
AGE
18-34 243 100 44.6 36.8-52.6 143 55.4 47.4-63.2
35-44 212 104 48.5 40.8-56.2 108 51.5 43.8-59.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 165 78 48.9 39.9-58.1 87 51.1 41.9-60.1
College Graduate 192 74 39.1 31.6-47.2 118 60.9 52.8-68.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 139 63 45.5 36.2-55.2 76 54.5 44.8-63.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 407 178 45.9 40.0-52.0 229 54.1 48.0-60.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 382 169 46.5 40.4-52.8 213 53.5 47.2-59.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 465 205 45.7 40.2-51.4 260 54.3 48.6-59.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 241 107 44.2 36.5-52.1 134 55.8 47.9-63.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 327 148 46.8 40.4-53.2 179 53.2 46.8-59.6
Unemployed 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 254 110 43.9 36.9-51.2 144 56.1 48.8-63.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 182 77 40.7 32.4-49.7 105 59.3 50.3-67.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 202 85 47.2 39.1-55.6 117 52.8 44.4-60.9

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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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