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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

How soon would you want to have a child? Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 12 mos. 12 mos. to 2 years 2 to 5 years 5 or more years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,281 323 27.0 24.0-30.1 366 28.0 25.1-31.0 405 29.4 26.6-32.4 187 15.6 13.3-18.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,028 264 27.3 24.1-30.8 305 29.6 26.4-33.1 322 29.5 26.3-32.9 137 13.5 11.2-16.3
No 250 58 25.7 19.3-33.4 61 23.0 17.3-29.8 83 29.6 23.5-36.7 48 21.7 15.8-28.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 20 1 5.8 0.8-31.7 6 27.8 10.8-55.0 7 39.1 18.5-64.5 6 27.4 11.4-52.4
Recommended Range 523 116 23.3 19.1-28.1 136 25.3 21.1-30.0 175 31.7 27.2-36.6 96 19.6 15.7-24.2
Overweight 418 119 31.2 25.9-37.0 125 29.0 24.0-34.6 119 25.5 21.0-30.6 55 14.3 10.4-19.3
Obese 259 66 23.5 18.1-29.9 84 34.0 27.4-41.2 85 32.5 26.0-39.7 24 10.1 6.4-15.6
Current Smoker
No 958 230 26.0 22.7-29.6 300 30.9 27.6-34.5 294 28.8 25.6-32.3 134 14.3 11.7-17.2
Yes 320 91 29.6 23.7-36.3 66 20.0 14.9-26.4 110 30.8 25.1-37.2 53 19.6 14.4-26.0
Binge Drinker
No 1,049 271 27.5 24.3-31.0 313 29.9 26.7-33.4 323 28.6 25.5-31.9 142 13.9 11.6-16.7
Yes 218 48 25.2 18.5-33.2 50 20.1 14.7-26.9 77 31.8 25.0-39.6 43 22.9 16.2-31.2
Heavy Drinker
No 1,221 309 27.1 24.1-30.4 350 28.0 25.1-31.2 386 29.4 26.5-32.5 176 15.5 13.1-18.2
Yes 47 9 19.5 9.4-36.1 13 26.9 15.1-43.3 17 31.8 18.9-48.2 8 21.8 10.3-40.4
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 77 19 24.1 13.9-38.4 28 39.1 26.5-53.4 23 28.6 17.9-42.4 7 8.2 3.5-17.9
No 1,203 304 27.2 24.1-30.4 338 27.3 24.4-30.5 381 29.4 26.5-32.5 180 16.1 13.6-18.9
Current Asthma
Yes 93 19 21.2 12.9-33.0 22 30.4 19.1-44.7 35 32.3 22.3-44.2 17 16.1 9.2-26.7
No 1,183 303 27.5 24.4-30.8 344 27.9 25.0-31.1 366 29.0 26.0-32.1 170 15.7 13.2-18.5
Diabetes
Yes 32 10 38.6 21.2-59.5 12 32.8 17.5-52.9 7 23.8 10.7-44.9 3 4.9 1.4-15.4
Yes, During Pregnancy 23 3 9.2 2.6-27.3 10 42.7 22.2-66.2 6 21.5 9.0-42.9 4 26.6 8.7-58.0
No 1,222 307 26.8 23.8-30.1 344 27.8 24.8-30.9 391 29.7 26.8-32.8 180 15.7 13.3-18.5
No, Bordeline Diabetes 4 3 90.0 47.6-98.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 10.0 1.1-52.4 0 0.0 . - .

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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 and who wanted to have chidl (now or in the future)

^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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