Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2005 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 960 23.4 21.8 25.1
E1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently smoke everyday or some days No 3142 76.6 74.9 78.2
E1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently smoke everyday or some days Total 4102 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 717 27.2 25.0 29.4
White, Non-Hispanic No 1923 72.8 70.6 75.0
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2640 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 161 18.9 15.6 22.2
African American, Non-Hispanic No 717 81.1 77.8 84.4
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 878 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 32 38.8 24.5 53.1
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 58 61.2 46.9 75.5
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 90 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 14 17.5 5.2 29.8
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 72 82.5 70.2 94.8
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 86 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 31 8.3 5.0 11.7
Latino/Hispanic No 363 91.7 88.3 95.0
Latino/Hispanic Total 394 100.0 . .



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 25 17.0 9.2 24.8
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 154 83.0 75.2 90.8
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 179 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 113 42.0 34.1 49.9
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 166 58.0 50.1 65.9
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 279 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 383 33.0 29.5 36.5
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 707 67.0 63.5 70.5
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 1090 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 295 25.4 22.1 28.7
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 845 74.6 71.3 77.9
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 1140 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 144 10.0 8.1 11.9
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 1268 90.0 88.1 91.9
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1412 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 127 24.6 20.0 29.2
18-24 No 394 75.4 70.8 80.0
18-24 Total 521 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 207 24.5 21.0 28.0
25-30 No 638 75.5 72.0 79.0
25-30 Total 845 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 425 21.9 19.7 24.1
31-40 No 1496 78.1 75.9 80.3
31-40 Total 1921 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 201 24.1 20.7 27.6
41-44 No 614 75.9 72.4 79.3
41-44 Total 815 100.0 . .