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

Indicator B1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 with
a high school
education/GED
or greater
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
B1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 with a high school education/GED or greater Yes 3338 88.5 87.2 89.7
B1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 with a high school education/GED or greater No 395 11.5 10.3 12.8
B1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 with a high school education/GED or greater Total 3733 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity B1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 with
a high school
education/GED
or greater
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 2332 93.0 91.7 94.2
White, Non-Hispanic No 158 7.0 5.8 8.3
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2490 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 713 90.2 87.8 92.7
African American, Non-Hispanic No 77 9.8 7.3 12.2
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 790 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 69 85.1 76.3 93.8
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 13 14.9 6.2 23.7
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 82 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 76 98.0 94.0 100.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 1 2.0 0.0 6.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 77 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 129 46.1 38.8 53.4
Latino/Hispanic No 145 53.9 46.6 61.2
Latino/Hispanic Total 274 100.0 . .



Education B1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 with
a high school
education/GED
or greater
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 0 . . .
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 87 100 100 100
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 87 100 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 0 . . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 308 100 100 100
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 308 100 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 985 100 100 100
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 0 . . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 985 100 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 1070 100 100 100
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 0 . . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 1070 100 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 1283 100 100 100
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 0 . . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1283 100 . .



Age B1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 with
a high school
education/GED
or greater
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 421 82.9 78.9 86.9
18-24 No 83 17.1 13.1 21.1
18-24 Total 504 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 704 85.7 82.5 88.8
25-30 No 98 14.3 11.2 17.5
25-30 Total 802 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 1562 90.4 88.8 92.1
31-40 No 157 9.6 7.9 11.2
31-40 Total 1719 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 651 91.6 89.3 94.0
41-44 No 57 8.4 6.0 10.7
41-44 Total 708 100.0 . .