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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.
Your plans for having children?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 872 413 45.9 41.9-49.9 459 54.1 50.1-58.1
-Piedmont NC 437 204 44.5 39.3-49.9 233 55.5 50.1-60.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 216 100 45.0 37.5-52.6 116 55.0 47.4-62.5
Non-Hispanic Black 118 52 40.3 31.1-50.2 66 59.7 49.8-68.9
Other 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 231 103 42.6 35.5-50.0 128 57.4 50.0-64.5
35-44 192 97 48.5 40.9-56.3 95 51.5 43.7-59.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 97 43 39.2 29.4-49.8 54 60.8 50.2-70.6
Some Post-H.S. 140 61 43.0 34.0-52.6 79 57.0 47.4-66.0
College Graduate 154 74 48.4 39.8-57.1 80 51.6 42.9-60.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 386 180 44.9 39.4-50.6 206 55.1 49.4-60.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 350 167 46.0 40.1-51.9 183 54.0 48.1-59.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 434 204 44.9 39.7-50.3 230 55.1 49.7-60.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 248 110 41.6 34.8-48.7 138 58.4 51.3-65.2
Regional City or Suburban County 115 53 46.6 36.6-56.9 62 53.4 43.1-63.4
Rural 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 280 139 49.6 43.2-56.1 141 50.4 43.9-56.8
Unemployed 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 187 87 44.3 36.6-52.3 100 55.7 47.7-63.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 112 52 42.1 32.4-52.4 60 57.9 47.6-67.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 310 144 45.1 38.8-51.4 166 54.9 48.6-61.2

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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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