Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2005 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 3642 86 84.5 87.6
B1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 with a high school education/GED or greater No 458 14 12.4 15.5
B1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 with a high school education/GED or greater Total 4100 100 . .



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 2486 91.9 90.2 93.5
White, Non-Hispanic No 153 8.1 6.5 9.8
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2639 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 818 92.4 90.0 94.8
African American, Non-Hispanic No 60 7.6 5.2 10.0
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 878 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 80 90.0 82.5 97.5
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 10 10.0 2.5 17.5
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 90 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 75 85.8 73.9 97.6
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 11 14.2 2.4 26.1
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 86 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 169 43.5 37.0 50.0
Latino/Hispanic No 224 56.5 50.0 63.0
Latino/Hispanic Total 393 100.0 . .



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 179 100 100 100
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 179 100 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 0 . . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 279 100 100 100
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 279 100 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 1090 100 100 100
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 0 . . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 1090 100 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 1140 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 1140 100 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 1412 100 100 100
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 0 . . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1412 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 422 79.2 74.7 83.8
18-24 No 98 20.8 16.2 25.3
18-24 Total 520 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 733 84.7 81.4 88.0
25-30 No 112 15.3 12.0 18.6
25-30 Total 845 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 1729 88.8 86.9 90.6
31-40 No 191 11.2 9.4 13.1
31-40 Total 1920 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 758 91.5 88.9 94.1
41-44 No 57 8.5 5.9 11.1
41-44 Total 815 100.0 . .