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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Preconception Health & Family Planning

Within the past 12 months, when seeking health care, do you feel your experiences were worse than, the same as, or better than for people of other races?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Worse than other races The same as other races Better than other races
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 739 32 3.4 2.3- 5.1 628 86.5 83.5-89.0 79 10.1 7.9-12.9
-Piedmont NC 368 *** *** *** 303 84.0 79.4-87.6 53 13.2 9.8-17.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 176 *** *** *** 144 82.8 75.6-88.2 29 14.8 9.9-21.6
Non-Hispanic Black 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 207 *** *** *** 171 85.5 79.6-89.9 32 13.2 9.0-18.9
35-44 155 *** *** *** 126 80.9 73.0-86.9 21 13.6 8.7-20.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 122 *** *** *** 105 86.7 78.3-92.2 *** *** ***
College Graduate 129 *** *** *** 104 81.6 73.4-87.7 22 16.7 10.8-24.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 88 *** *** *** 69 76.2 64.8-84.8 18 23.0 14.6-34.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 326 *** *** *** 265 83.5 78.8-87.4 51 14.1 10.5-18.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 292 *** *** *** 246 86.1 81.2-89.8 40 12.6 9.0-17.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 366 *** *** *** 301 83.9 79.4-87.6 53 13.2 9.9-17.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 209 *** *** *** 167 81.3 74.8-86.4 37 16.8 11.9-23.3
Regional City or Suburban County 102 *** *** *** 87 86.3 77.2-92.1 *** *** ***
Rural 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 234 *** *** *** 203 87.8 82.5-91.6 25 9.8 6.4-14.7
Unemployed 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 90 *** *** *** 66 77.6 66.9-85.6 20 20.0 12.4-30.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 159 *** *** *** 130 82.0 74.2-87.9 28 17.5 11.7-25.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 10 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 99 *** *** *** 84 87.4 78.8-92.8 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 259 *** *** *** 209 81.9 76.2-86.6 43 16.1 11.7-21.7

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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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