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

Indicator I5 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
have asthma
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
I5 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently have asthma Yes 331 8.5 7.3 9.7
I5 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently have asthma No 3762 91.5 90.3 92.7
I5 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently have asthma Total 4093 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity I5 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
have asthma
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 240 9.5 7.9 11.0
White, Non-Hispanic No 2394 90.5 89.0 92.1
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2634 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 61 8.6 6.0 11.1
African American, Non-Hispanic No 814 91.4 88.9 94.0
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 875 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 8 4.1 0.5 7.8
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 82 95.9 92.2 99.5
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 90 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 9 17.2 4.5 29.8
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 77 82.8 70.2 95.5
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 86 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 12 1.8 0.7 2.9
Latino/Hispanic No 382 98.2 97.1 99.3
Latino/Hispanic Total 394 100.0 . .



Education I5 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
have asthma
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 6 5.5 0.0 11.0
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 173 94.5 89.0 100.0
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 179 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 24 9.9 5.1 14.7
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 253 90.1 85.3 94.9
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 277 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 83 7.9 5.8 10.0
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 1002 92.1 90.0 94.2
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 1085 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 102 9.1 6.9 11.2
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 1037 90.9 88.8 93.1
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 1139 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 116 8.7 6.6 10.7
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 1295 91.3 89.3 93.4
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1411 100.0 . .



Age I5 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
have asthma
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 51 10.7 7.3 14.2
18-24 No 469 89.3 85.8 92.7
18-24 Total 520 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 59 6.9 4.9 8.9
25-30 No 785 93.1 91.1 95.1
25-30 Total 844 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 145 7.6 6.2 9.0
31-40 No 1772 92.4 91.0 93.8
31-40 Total 1917 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 76 9.5 7.1 12.0
41-44 No 736 90.5 88.0 92.9
41-44 Total 812 100.0 . .