Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2006 North Carolina BRFSS

Indicator A1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
report good,
very good
or excellent
health
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
A1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who report good, very good or excellent health Yes 2858 88.1 86.7 89.5
A1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who report good, very good or excellent health No 404 11.9 10.5 13.3
A1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who report good, very good or excellent health Total 3262 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity A1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
report good,
very good
or excellent
health
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 1914 90.8 89.2 92.4
White, Non-Hispanic No 204 9.2 7.6 10.8
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2118 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 558 87.5 84.5 90.5
African American, Non-Hispanic No 98 12.5 9.5 15.5
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 656 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 64 82.3 71.7 93.0
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 12 17.7 7.0 28.3
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 76 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 81 91.9 85.9 97.8
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 10 8.1 2.2 14.1
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 91 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 226 72.4 66.0 78.8
Latino/Hispanic No 80 27.6 21.2 34.0
Latino/Hispanic Total 306 100.0 . .



Education A1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
report good,
very good
or excellent
health
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 75 65.7 55.1 76.3
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 39 34.3 23.7 44.9
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 114 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 142 72.9 65.2 80.5
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 65 27.1 19.5 34.8
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 207 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 707 84.1 80.8 87.4
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 144 15.9 12.6 19.2
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 851 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 870 90.0 87.7 92.4
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 107 10.0 7.6 12.3
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 977 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 1062 95.7 94.3 97.1
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 49 4.3 2.9 5.7
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1111 100.0 . .



Age A1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
report good,
very good
or excellent
health
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 340 88.5 84.9 92.2
18-24 No 49 11.5 7.8 15.1
18-24 Total 389 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 583 86.2 82.7 89.7
25-30 No 80 13.8 10.3 17.3
25-30 Total 663 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 1314 89.7 88.0 91.4
31-40 No 180 10.3 8.6 12.0
31-40 Total 1494 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 621 86.2 83.0 89.4
41-44 No 95 13.8 10.6 17.0
41-44 Total 716 100.0 . .