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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Preconception Health & Family Planning-Non-Hispanic White

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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%)
North Carolina 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
-Non-Hispanic White 457 274 60.8 55.2-66.1 111 24.3 19.8-29.5 53 11.4 8.4-15.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 231 142 61.8 53.7-69.3 57 25.1 18.7-32.8 26 11.2 7.2-17.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 209 119 58.2 50.4-65.7 52 23.8 17.9-30.8 26 12.1 8.0-17.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 81 *** *** *** 16 19.4 11.4-31.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 165 97 59.5 50.4-68.0 41 26.0 18.8-34.8 20 11.1 6.9-17.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 186 116 61.9 53.7-69.5 48 25.6 19.2-33.3 18 11.0 6.7-17.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 72 *** *** *** 19 21.8 13.2-33.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 132 82 62.5 52.5-71.5 37 26.9 19.0-36.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 394 251 65.1 59.1-70.6 98 24.3 19.4-29.9 34 8.5 5.9-12.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 370 241 65.9 59.8-71.5 89 24.0 19.0-29.8 31 8.3 5.6-12.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 451 270 60.8 55.2-66.2 110 24.5 19.9-29.7 53 11.5 8.5-15.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 102 *** *** *** 28 27.0 18.4-37.7 13 11.8 6.5-20.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 124 80 68.2 57.8-77.0 24 18.5 11.8-27.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 231 137 57.4 49.1-65.2 59 26.8 19.9-35.1 25 11.1 7.1-16.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 317 194 62.5 56.0-68.5 81 24.2 19.1-30.2 33 11.2 7.8-15.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 247 158 65.3 58.1-71.9 63 24.1 18.5-30.9 20 8.4 5.1-13.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 173 99 55.1 45.9-63.9 45 27.5 19.9-36.7 22 14.0 8.6-21.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 198 124 65.2 57.2-72.4 44 22.4 16.4-29.8 23 10.0 6.4-15.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked of female respondents aged 18-44.

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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