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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Family Planning--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

How do you feel about having a child now or sometime in the future? Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.^
Do NOT want to have one Do want to have one Not sure if do or don't
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,458 1,437 41.9 39.9-43.9 1,398 40.1 38.1-42.1 623 18.0 16.5-19.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,768 1,170 43.2 41.0-45.5 1,118 39.9 37.7-42.2 480 16.9 15.3-18.6
No 683 265 37.6 33.1-42.4 276 40.5 35.9-45.2 142 21.9 18.1-26.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 55 20 33.5 20.0-50.4 21 32.1 19.4-48.1 14 34.4 18.6-54.7
Recommended Range 1,306 520 40.0 36.8-43.4 559 43.2 39.9-46.5 227 16.8 14.5-19.4
Overweight 1,175 496 42.1 38.7-45.6 460 39.7 36.3-43.2 219 18.2 15.6-21.1
Obese 745 336 47.6 43.2-52.0 289 36.3 32.3-40.6 120 16.1 13.1-19.6
Current Smoker
No 2,583 1,046 41.2 38.9-43.6 1,042 39.4 37.1-41.7 495 19.4 17.6-21.3
Yes 865 386 43.8 39.7-47.9 353 42.5 38.4-46.8 126 13.7 11.0-17.0
Binge Drinker
No 2,922 1,248 43.2 41.0-45.4 1,142 38.2 36.1-40.4 532 18.6 16.9-20.5
Yes 483 166 34.9 29.9-40.2 237 51.3 45.8-56.7 80 13.9 10.7-17.7
Heavy Drinker
No 3,292 1,368 41.9 39.8-44.0 1,327 40.0 38.0-42.1 597 18.1 16.5-19.8
Yes 128 53 41.4 31.5-52.1 53 41.5 31.7-52.0 22 17.1 10.4-26.9
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 300 153 55.5 48.1-62.6 96 29.5 23.5-36.3 51 15.1 10.7-20.8
No 3,152 1,280 40.5 38.4-42.6 1,300 41.2 39.1-43.3 572 18.3 16.7-20.1
Current Asthma
Yes 203 75 36.8 29.0-45.3 100 49.2 40.8-57.6 28 14.1 9.2-20.9
No 3,240 1,360 42.3 40.2-44.5 1,290 39.5 37.4-41.6 590 18.2 16.6-19.9
Diabetes
Yes 117 65 58.9 47.5-69.5 36 25.1 17.3-34.9 16 16.0 8.7-27.4
Yes, During Pregnancy 56 23 39.3 25.7-54.6 25 50.8 35.7-65.8 8 9.9 4.5-20.6
No 3,267 1,340 41.3 39.3-43.4 1,332 40.5 38.4-42.6 595 18.2 16.6-19.9
No, Bordeline Diabetes 18 9 47.6 24.9-71.4 5 37.9 16.7-65.1 4 14.5 4.8-36.2

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* This question was asked of female respondents who reported being ages 18-44 years old and not pregnant, or male respondents who reported being ages 18-59 years old

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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