2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Preconception Health & Family Planning

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:
DO NOT include visits while pregnant, also called prenatal care visits.
The risks of tobacco, alcohol, and drug use for having a healthy pregnancy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 575 304 53.4 48.6-58.2 271 46.6 41.8-51.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 320 163 49.7 43.2-56.3 157 50.3 43.7-56.8
Non-Hispanic Black 130 65 53.2 43.5-62.6 65 46.8 37.4-56.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 322 157 49.4 43.1-55.6 165 50.6 44.4-56.9
35-44 253 147 60.1 52.6-67.0 106 39.9 33.0-47.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 191 94 49.7 41.6-57.8 97 50.3 42.2-58.4
College Graduate 220 104 46.6 39.1-54.2 116 53.4 45.8-60.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 115 62 53.3 43.0-63.4 *** *** ***
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 457 230 51.2 45.9-56.6 227 48.8 43.4-54.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 556 292 53.2 48.3-58.0 264 46.8 42.0-51.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 182 80 46.6 38.5-55.0 102 53.4 45.0-61.5
Regional City or Suburban County 151 80 52.7 43.5-61.7 71 47.3 38.3-56.5
Rural 242 144 61.0 53.3-68.3 98 39.0 31.7-46.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 388 199 53.3 47.5-59.0 189 46.7 41.0-52.5
Unemployed 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 249 115 46.3 39.3-53.5 134 53.7 46.5-60.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 241 127 51.8 44.4-59.1 114 48.2 40.9-55.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 240 116 50.0 42.8-57.3 124 50.0 42.7-57.2

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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 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 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.

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