Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2004 North Carolina BRFSS

Indicator A1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
report good,
very good
or excellent
health
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
A1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who report good, very good or excellent health Yes 3344 89.9 88.7 91.1
A1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who report good, very good or excellent health No 385 10.1 8.9 11.3
A1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who report good, very good or excellent health Total 3729 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity A1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
report good,
very good
or excellent
health
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 2306 92.6 91.3 93.9
White, Non-Hispanic No 183 7.4 6.1 8.7
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2489 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 675 86.4 83.6 89.3
African American, Non-Hispanic No 114 13.6 10.7 16.4
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 789 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 70 84.1 74.5 93.6
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 12 15.9 6.4 25.5
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 82 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 72 93.3 87.2 99.4
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 5 6.7 0.6 12.8
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 77 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 202 76.9 71.0 82.8
Latino/Hispanic No 70 23.1 17.2 29.0
Latino/Hispanic Total 272 100.0 . .



Education A1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
report good,
very good
or excellent
health
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 54 65.5 53.8 77.3
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 32 34.5 22.7 46.2
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 86 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 225 75.8 70.4 81.2
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 81 24.2 18.8 29.6
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 306 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 846 86.3 83.6 88.9
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 137 13.7 11.1 16.4
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 983 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 982 92.3 90.3 94.3
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 88 7.7 5.7 9.7
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 1070 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 1235 96.1 94.9 97.4
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 47 3.9 2.6 5.1
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1282 100.0 . .



Age A1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
report good,
very good
or excellent
health
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 458 90.4 87.0 93.8
18-24 No 47 9.6 6.2 13.0
18-24 Total 505 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 736 93.4 91.6 95.2
25-30 No 64 6.6 4.8 8.4
25-30 Total 800 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 1544 89.7 87.9 91.5
31-40 No 173 10.3 8.5 12.1
31-40 Total 1717 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 606 85.8 82.7 88.9
41-44 No 101 14.2 11.1 17.3
41-44 Total 707 100.0 . .