Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2005 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 120 2.9 2.3 3.6
E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month No 3944 97.1 96.4 97.7
E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Total 4064 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 100 3.8 2.9 4.8
White, Non-Hispanic No 2517 96.2 95.2 97.1
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2617 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 11 1.5 0.5 2.4
African American, Non-Hispanic No 857 98.5 97.6 99.5
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 868 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 4 1.7 0.0 3.5
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 85 98.3 96.5 100.0
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 89 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 1 0.9 0.0 2.6
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 84 99.1 97.4 100.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 85 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 4 0.8 0.0 1.7
Latino/Hispanic No 387 99.2 98.3 100.0
Latino/Hispanic Total 391 100.0 . .



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 2 0.8 0.0 2.0
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 176 99.2 98.0 100.0
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 178 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 10 3.6 1.1 6.2
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 266 96.4 93.8 98.9
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 276 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 31 2.5 1.5 3.5
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 1051 97.5 96.5 98.5
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 1082 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 28 2.6 1.5 3.7
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 1097 97.4 96.3 98.5
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 1125 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 49 3.8 2.4 5.2
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 1352 96.2 94.8 97.6
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1401 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 16 3.2 1.5 5.0
18-24 No 500 96.8 95.0 98.5
18-24 Total 516 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 28 3.6 2.1 5.2
25-30 No 813 96.4 94.8 97.9
25-30 Total 841 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 40 2.0 1.3 2.7
31-40 No 1865 98.0 97.3 98.7
31-40 Total 1905 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 36 4.1 2.6 5.6
41-44 No 766 95.9 94.4 97.4
41-44 Total 802 100.0 . .