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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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:

The importance of being at a healthy weight for having a healthy pregnancy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 944 425 45.2 40.7-49.8 519 54.8 50.2-59.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 698 313 45.3 40.1-50.7 385 54.7 49.3-59.9
No 242 111 45.1 36.3-54.2 131 54.9 45.8-63.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 337 141 45.1 37.8-52.6 196 54.9 47.4-62.2
Overweight 238 108 44.1 35.0-53.6 130 55.9 46.4-65.0
Obese 224 104 45.6 36.5-54.9 120 54.4 45.1-63.5
Current Smoker
No 763 340 44.5 39.4-49.7 423 55.5 50.3-60.6
Yes 180 85 48.2 38.6-57.9 95 51.8 42.1-61.4
History of CVD**
Yes 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 922 414 45.1 40.5-49.8 508 54.9 50.2-59.5
Binge Drinker
No 797 364 46.3 41.3-51.3 433 53.7 48.7-58.7
Yes 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Heavy Drinker
No 870 397 46.4 41.6-51.2 473 53.6 48.8-58.4
Yes 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 907 410 45.3 40.6-50.0 497 54.7 50.0-59.4
Current Asthma
Yes 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 846 383 45.2 40.4-50.1 463 54.8 49.9-59.6
Diabetes
Yes 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 897 403 45.0 40.4-49.8 494 55.0 50.2-59.6
Disability
Yes 165 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 776 352 45.0 40.1-50.1 424 55.0 49.9-59.9

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*Asked only of females ages 18 to 44.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

These questions have not been asked in previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more 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.

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