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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Preconception Health & Family Planning

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
-Piedmont NC 437 201 45.1 39.8-50.4 236 54.9 49.6-60.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 217 92 44.6 37.1-52.3 125 55.4 47.7-62.9
Non-Hispanic Black 120 52 39.7 30.6-49.6 68 60.3 50.4-69.4
Other 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 230 94 41.8 34.7-49.3 136 58.2 50.7-65.3
35-44 192 102 50.2 42.5-57.9 90 49.8 42.1-57.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 139 64 46.7 37.5-56.3 75 53.3 43.7-62.5
College Graduate 157 61 39.7 31.6-48.4 96 60.3 51.6-68.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 386 177 45.1 39.5-50.8 209 54.9 49.2-60.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 352 166 46.5 40.6-52.5 186 53.5 47.5-59.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 434 200 45.3 40.0-50.7 234 54.7 49.3-60.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 248 112 42.7 35.8-49.8 136 57.3 50.2-64.2
Regional City or Suburban County 115 55 48.7 38.6-58.9 60 51.3 41.1-61.4
Rural 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 279 133 48.0 41.6-54.5 146 52.0 45.5-58.4
Unemployed 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 188 76 40.3 32.8-48.3 112 59.7 51.7-67.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 113 50 43.4 33.6-53.8 63 56.6 46.2-66.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 309 144 45.6 39.4-52.0 165 54.4 48.0-60.6

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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.

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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