2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Preconception Health & Family Planning

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  Total
Respond.^
Always Usually Sometimes Rarely/Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 576 299 53.9 49.1-58.7 141 23.4 19.6-27.8 86 15.2 12.1-19.0 50 7.4 5.4-10.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 325 169 53.2 46.7-59.6 94 27.8 22.4-34.1 44 14.0 10.1-19.3 18 4.9 2.7- 8.6
Non-Hispanic Black 129 72 56.7 46.9-66.0 26 19.7 13.1-28.7 21 16.5 10.4-25.1 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 15.7 9.3-25.4
AGE
18-34 323 169 54.2 47.9-60.4 83 24.7 19.6-30.6 48 14.1 10.3-19.0 23 6.9 4.4-10.7
35-44 253 130 53.3 45.9-60.6 58 21.4 15.9-28.1 38 17.1 12.1-23.5 27 8.2 5.2-12.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 106 *** *** *** 20 21.6 13.5-32.7 17 15.2 9.0-24.3 12 7.0 3.3-14.2
Some Post-H.S. 192 95 54.5 46.4-62.4 48 22.7 16.6-30.3 34 16.5 11.4-23.4 15 6.2 3.6-10.6
College Graduate 223 124 56.9 49.3-64.1 64 28.0 21.8-35.0 24 10.5 6.7-16.1 11 4.7 2.2- 9.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 60 *** *** *** 11 14.7 7.3-27.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 96 *** *** *** 18 18.3 10.7-29.4 21 21.3 13.4-32.2 16 11.7 6.4-20.6
$25,000- 34,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 77 *** *** *** 21 21.7 13.5-33.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 118 71 62.0 51.7-71.4 33 26.8 18.6-37.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 15.0 8.2-25.9 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 117 41 32.8 23.6-43.7 33 29.5 20.4-40.5 25 26.2 17.5-37.3 18 11.5 6.6-19.1
No 457 257 59.8 54.5-64.9 107 21.7 17.7-26.5 61 12.2 9.2-15.9 32 6.3 4.2- 9.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 556 284 53.4 48.5-58.3 138 23.6 19.6-28.0 85 15.6 12.3-19.5 49 7.4 5.4-10.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 181 92 51.5 43.2-59.7 47 23.4 17.2-31.0 28 17.0 11.5-24.3 14 8.1 4.6-13.8
Regional City or Suburban County 154 80 52.8 43.6-61.7 40 25.8 18.4-35.0 21 12.6 7.8-19.7 13 8.8 4.8-15.4
Rural 241 127 57.3 49.6-64.6 54 21.6 15.9-28.6 37 15.4 10.7-21.7 23 5.7 3.5- 9.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 390 202 52.3 46.5-58.0 98 24.6 19.9-29.9 59 15.7 11.9-20.4 31 7.5 4.9-11.2
Unemployed 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 124 72 63.2 52.6-72.7 28 21.0 13.5-31.1 16 12.4 7.0-21.1 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 14.6 7.3-26.8 17 16.7 9.2-28.5
101% to 150% 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 251 138 55.6 48.4-62.5 77 28.2 22.3-34.9 26 11.5 7.6-17.1 *** *** ***
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 15.0 8.2-25.9 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 12.1 6.3-22.0 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 243 133 57.4 50.0-64.5 49 18.9 13.7-25.4 40 16.5 11.8-22.5 21 7.3 4.4-11.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 240 121 51.1 43.8-58.3 66 26.3 20.4-33.2 33 14.9 10.2-21.1 20 7.7 4.7-12.4

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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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