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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Preconception Health & Family Planning

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
-Piedmont NC 347 110 32.1 26.8-37.9 79 21.6 17.2-26.7 62 17.9 13.8-23.0 96 28.4 23.4-34.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 177 56 34.5 26.9-43.0 45 23.7 17.6-31.1 23 12.2 7.7-18.6 53 29.7 22.7-37.7
Non-Hispanic Black 96 27 26.2 17.9-36.6 21 22.0 14.1-32.6 23 25.2 16.8-36.0 25 26.6 17.9-37.6
Other 2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 180 38 24.0 17.3-32.3 49 22.7 16.9-29.8 44 25.1 18.6-32.8 49 28.2 21.4-36.2
35-44 160 70 42.5 34.5-51.0 28 20.3 14.0-28.5 17 8.1 4.8-13.4 45 29.0 21.9-37.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 70 *** *** *** 11 15.0 8.2-25.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 114 31 28.3 19.9-38.6 29 23.0 15.8-32.2 22 19.0 12.4-28.1 32 29.7 21.2-39.9
College Graduate 129 40 31.5 23.5-40.8 33 26.2 18.5-35.8 24 16.8 11.0-24.9 32 25.5 18.0-34.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 86 *** *** *** 20 24.5 16.0-35.5 14 14.2 8.0-24.2 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 307 93 29.6 24.3-35.6 73 23.0 18.2-28.5 57 18.8 14.3-24.2 84 28.6 23.3-34.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 281 77 27.6 22.1-33.8 70 23.6 18.6-29.4 54 19.7 14.9-25.5 80 29.2 23.6-35.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 345 109 32.0 26.7-37.8 79 21.7 17.3-26.8 61 17.9 13.7-22.9 96 28.5 23.5-34.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 196 63 31.4 24.7-38.9 46 22.6 16.7-29.7 35 17.0 11.9-23.8 52 29.1 22.3-36.9
Regional City or Suburban County 93 *** *** *** 21 20.1 12.9-30.0 18 21.3 13.4-32.2 27 26.7 18.1-37.5
Rural 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 232 75 33.2 26.8-40.3 55 22.9 17.7-29.3 35 14.2 10.1-19.7 67 29.6 23.6-36.4
Unemployed 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 71 17 21.0 12.7-32.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 159 48 28.8 21.9-36.9 36 23.5 17.0-31.6 27 16.2 10.8-23.6 48 31.5 24.1-40.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 95 *** *** *** 19 17.2 10.7-26.6 14 16.0 9.3-26.2 30 30.2 21.2-41.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 243 76 30.7 24.6-37.6 58 23.2 17.8-29.6 45 18.4 13.6-24.6 64 27.7 21.7-34.5

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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