Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2005 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 3614 88.1 86.8 89.5
A1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who report good, very good or excellent health No 485 11.9 10.5 13.2
A1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who report good, very good or excellent health Total 4099 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 2414 91.3 89.7 92.8
White, Non-Hispanic No 225 8.7 7.2 10.3
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2639 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 754 85.9 82.9 88.9
African American, Non-Hispanic No 122 14.1 11.1 17.1
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 876 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 74 86.6 78.8 94.5
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 16 13.4 5.5 21.2
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 90 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 78 90.1 82.9 97.3
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 8 9.9 2.7 17.1
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 86 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 283 73.8 68.2 79.3
Latino/Hispanic No 111 26.2 20.7 31.8
Latino/Hispanic Total 394 100.0 . .



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 112 68.7 60.4 76.9
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 67 31.3 23.1 39.6
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 179 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 212 79.3 73.3 85.3
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 67 20.7 14.7 26.7
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 279 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 908 82.9 79.9 86.0
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 180 17.1 14.0 20.1
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 1088 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 1018 90.2 87.7 92.7
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 122 9.8 7.3 12.3
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 1140 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 1362 96.1 94.6 97.6
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 49 3.9 2.4 5.4
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1411 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 86.0 81.9 90.0
18-24 No 63 14.0 10.0 18.1
18-24 Total 521 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 755 90.2 88.0 92.5
25-30 No 90 9.8 7.5 12.0
25-30 Total 845 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 1696 88.4 86.7 90.1
31-40 No 223 11.6 9.9 13.3
31-40 Total 1919 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 705 88.0 85.6 90.5
41-44 No 109 12.0 9.5 14.4
41-44 Total 814 100.0 . .