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

Indicator E1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
smoke everyday
or some days
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
E1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently smoke everyday or some days Yes 904 22.5 20.9 24.1
E1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently smoke everyday or some days No 2831 77.5 75.9 79.1
E1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently smoke everyday or some days Total 3735 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity E1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
smoke everyday
or some days
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 657 25.1 23.0 27.1
White, Non-Hispanic No 1835 74.9 72.9 77.0
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2492 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 162 18.6 15.3 21.8
African American, Non-Hispanic No 628 81.4 78.2 84.7
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 790 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 33 38.6 25.5 51.7
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 49 61.4 48.3 74.5
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 82 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 14 15.1 6.4 23.9
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 63 84.9 76.1 93.6
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 77 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 32 10.4 6.4 14.4
Latino/Hispanic No 242 89.6 85.6 93.6
Latino/Hispanic Total 274 100.0 . .



Education E1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
smoke everyday
or some days
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 17 18.1 9.1 27.2
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 70 81.9 72.8 90.9
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 87 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 127 41.9 35.4 48.5
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 181 58.1 51.5 64.6
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 308 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 326 29.1 25.8 32.4
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 659 70.9 67.6 74.2
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 985 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 279 24.4 21.2 27.6
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 791 75.6 72.4 78.8
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 1070 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 154 11.3 9.2 13.3
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 1129 88.7 86.7 90.8
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1283 100.0 . .



Age E1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
smoke everyday
or some days
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 110 21.4 17.1 25.6
18-24 No 395 78.6 74.4 82.9
18-24 Total 505 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 172 21.2 17.8 24.5
25-30 No 631 78.8 75.5 82.2
25-30 Total 803 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 423 22.2 19.9 24.5
31-40 No 1296 77.8 75.5 80.1
31-40 Total 1719 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 199 25.5 21.6 29.5
41-44 No 509 74.5 70.5 78.4
41-44 Total 708 100.0 . .