Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2005 North Carolina BRFSS

Indicator F1 Percentage of women who consume fruits and vegetables at least five times per day Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
F1 Percentage of women who consume fruits and vegetables at least five times per day Yes 995 24.4 22.7 26.1
F1 Percentage of women who consume fruits and vegetables at least five times per day No 3073 75.6 73.9 77.3
F1 Percentage of women who consume fruits and vegetables at least five times per day Total 4068 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity F1 Percentage of women who consume fruits and vegetables at least five times per day Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 688 26.2 24.0 28.3
White, Non-Hispanic No 1938 73.8 71.7 76.0
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2626 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 182 22.0 18.5 25.4
African American, Non-Hispanic No 680 78.0 74.6 81.5
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 862 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 18 27.5 13.3 41.8
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 71 72.5 58.2 86.7
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 89 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 20 17.4 8.6 26.2
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 66 82.6 73.8 91.4
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 86 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 83 18.9 14.1 23.8
Latino/Hispanic No 308 81.1 76.2 85.9
Latino/Hispanic Total 391 100.0 . .



Education F1 Percentage of women who consume fruits and vegetables at least five times per day Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 30 14.6 8.9 20.3
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 147 85.4 79.7 91.1
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 177 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 51 16.8 11.4 22.3
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 226 83.2 77.7 88.6
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 277 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 204 20.9 17.5 24.4
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 875 79.1 75.6 82.5
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 1079 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 292 27.5 24.0 31.0
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 840 72.5 69.0 76.0
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 1132 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 417 28.1 25.3 30.8
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 984 71.9 69.2 74.7
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1401 100.0 . .



Age F1 Percentage of women who consume fruits and vegetables at least five times per day Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 131 23.9 19.3 28.5
18-24 No 388 76.1 71.5 80.7
18-24 Total 519 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 195 23.9 20.5 27.3
25-30 No 642 76.1 72.7 79.5
25-30 Total 837 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 452 24.2 21.8 26.5
31-40 No 1453 75.8 73.5 78.2
31-40 Total 1905 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 217 26.4 22.8 30.0
41-44 No 590 73.6 70.0 77.2
41-44 Total 807 100.0 . .