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

Indicator I5 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
have asthma
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
I5 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently have asthma Yes 336 9.1 8.0 10.3
I5 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently have asthma No 3387 90.9 89.7 92.0
I5 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently have asthma Total 3723 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity I5 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
have asthma
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 217 9.2 7.8 10.7
White, Non-Hispanic No 2266 90.8 89.3 92.2
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2483 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 81 10.3 7.6 12.9
African American, Non-Hispanic No 708 89.7 87.1 92.4
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 789 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 16 18.8 8.8 28.9
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 64 81.2 71.1 91.2
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 80 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 6 7.7 0.0 15.5
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 71 92.3 84.5 100.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 77 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 15 4.5 1.5 7.5
Latino/Hispanic No 259 95.5 92.5 98.5
Latino/Hispanic Total 274 100.0 . .



Education I5 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
have asthma
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 10 10.5 3.8 17.2
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 76 89.5 82.8 96.2
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 86 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 42 15.2 10.4 20.0
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 263 84.8 80.0 89.6
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 305 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 88 8.2 6.2 10.2
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 894 91.8 89.8 93.8
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 982 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 92 8.9 6.6 11.2
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 976 91.1 88.8 93.4
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 1068 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 104 8.4 6.5 10.3
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 1176 91.6 89.7 93.5
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1280 100.0 . .



Age I5 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
have asthma
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 46 10.0 6.5 13.5
18-24 No 457 90.0 86.5 93.5
18-24 Total 503 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 60 7.8 5.5 10.0
25-30 No 738 92.2 90.0 94.5
25-30 Total 798 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 165 9.7 7.9 11.4
31-40 No 1550 90.3 88.6 92.1
31-40 Total 1715 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 65 8.8 6.3 11.2
41-44 No 642 91.2 88.8 93.7
41-44 Total 707 100.0 . .