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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Preconception Health & Family Planning

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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
-Piedmont NC 428 229 53.9 48.5-59.2 105 25.6 21.1-30.6 65 14.8 11.4-19.0 14 2.6 1.5- 4.5 15 3.1 1.8- 5.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 211 119 57.5 49.7-64.9 56 27.2 21.0-34.5 32 14.0 9.6-20.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 119 54 47.1 37.3-57.1 32 26.7 18.6-36.6 20 15.6 9.6-24.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 227 125 53.7 46.2-61.0 59 27.3 21.1-34.5 31 15.0 10.3-21.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 187 94 53.7 45.8-61.4 44 23.9 17.7-31.5 33 15.1 10.6-21.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 92 *** *** *** 20 24.4 15.8-35.7 15 15.9 9.3-25.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 141 76 56.9 47.6-65.8 36 25.7 18.4-34.6 21 13.5 8.5-20.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 153 84 55.6 46.7-64.1 44 29.7 22.1-38.6 23 14.1 9.1-21.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 100 *** *** *** 28 28.9 20.0-39.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 378 218 57.9 52.2-63.5 91 24.9 20.2-30.2 49 12.6 9.3-16.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 342 201 58.7 52.7-64.5 86 26.0 21.0-31.6 42 12.0 8.7-16.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 425 229 54.4 48.9-59.7 104 25.6 21.1-30.7 63 14.2 10.9-18.3 14 2.6 1.5- 4.5 15 3.2 1.8- 5.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 240 123 52.3 44.9-59.5 64 28.0 21.8-35.1 35 13.5 9.4-19.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 116 73 64.2 53.9-73.4 21 18.6 11.8-27.9 18 13.5 7.9-22.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 275 152 56.8 50.3-63.1 64 22.5 17.6-28.3 41 15.1 11.0-20.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 186 104 57.8 49.8-65.5 51 27.7 21.1-35.6 25 12.1 7.9-18.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 114 56 46.4 36.4-56.6 28 25.0 17.1-35.0 21 21.2 13.6-31.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 300 165 56.9 50.4-63.2 73 25.6 20.3-31.8 42 12.1 8.7-16.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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