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

Indicator E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Yes 104 2.4 1.9 3.0
E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month No 3607 97.6 97.0 98.1
E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Total 3711 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 81 3.0 2.2 3.8
White, Non-Hispanic No 2399 97.0 96.2 97.8
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2480 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 13 1.3 0.5 2.2
African American, Non-Hispanic No 769 98.7 97.8 99.5
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 782 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 3 1.8 0.0 4.1
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 79 98.2 95.9 100.0
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 82 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 1 0.9 0.0 2.7
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 76 99.1 97.3 100.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 77 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 6 1.2 0.2 2.2
Latino/Hispanic No 267 98.8 97.8 99.8
Latino/Hispanic Total 273 100.0 . .



Education E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 3 3.6 0.0 8.5
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 84 96.4 91.5 100.0
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 87 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 5 1.3 0.0 2.6
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 299 98.7 97.4 100.0
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 304 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 25 1.7 0.9 2.6
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 953 98.3 97.4 99.1
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 978 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 25 2.2 1.2 3.3
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 1037 97.8 96.7 98.8
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 1062 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 46 3.2 2.1 4.3
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 1232 96.8 95.7 97.9
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1278 100.0 . .



Age E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 23 4.0 2.1 5.9
18-24 No 476 96.0 94.1 97.9
18-24 Total 499 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 14 1.2 0.5 2.0
25-30 No 784 98.8 98.0 99.5
25-30 Total 798 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 40 2.1 1.3 2.9
31-40 No 1668 97.9 97.1 98.7
31-40 Total 1708 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 27 3.2 1.7 4.6
41-44 No 679 96.8 95.4 98.3
41-44 Total 706 100.0 . .