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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.
Ways to prepare for a healthy pregnancy and baby?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 874 431 47.9 43.9-51.9 443 52.1 48.1-56.1
-Piedmont NC 435 202 45.8 40.6-51.2 233 54.2 48.8-59.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 213 89 43.3 35.8-51.0 124 56.7 49.0-64.2
Non-Hispanic Black 120 51 40.9 31.6-50.8 69 59.1 49.2-68.4
Other 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 232 102 44.1 36.9-51.5 130 55.9 48.5-63.1
35-44 189 95 48.6 40.8-56.4 94 51.4 43.6-59.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 141 63 46.5 37.3-56.0 78 53.5 44.0-62.7
College Graduate 154 63 42.1 33.8-51.0 91 57.9 49.0-66.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 102 43 40.1 30.3-50.8 59 59.9 49.2-69.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 384 182 47.1 41.5-52.8 202 52.9 47.2-58.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 348 169 47.9 41.9-53.9 179 52.1 46.1-58.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 432 201 46.1 40.8-51.5 231 53.9 48.5-59.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 248 111 42.8 35.9-50.0 137 57.2 50.0-64.1
Regional City or Suburban County 114 52 48.5 38.4-58.8 62 51.5 41.2-61.6
Rural 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 280 134 48.7 42.3-55.1 146 51.3 44.9-57.7
Unemployed 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 188 76 39.5 32.0-47.5 112 60.5 52.5-68.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 112 54 46.6 36.5-56.9 58 53.4 43.1-63.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 309 140 45.1 38.8-51.5 169 54.9 48.5-61.2

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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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