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

Indicator B1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 with
a high school
education/GED
or greater
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
B1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 with a high school education/GED or greater Yes 2941 89.2 87.7 90.6
B1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 with a high school education/GED or greater No 323 10.8 9.4 12.3
B1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 with a high school education/GED or greater Total 3264 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity B1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 with
a high school
education/GED
or greater
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 2010 93.7 92.2 95.2
White, Non-Hispanic No 110 6.3 4.8 7.8
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2120 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 591 90.9 88.2 93.6
African American, Non-Hispanic No 66 9.1 6.4 11.8
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 657 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 68 90.8 79.6 100.0
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 7 9.2 0.0 20.4
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 75 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 89 94.3 85.4 100.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 2 5.7 0.0 14.6
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 91 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 169 58.1 51.3 65.0
Latino/Hispanic No 137 41.9 35.0 48.7
Latino/Hispanic Total 306 100.0 . .



Education B1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 with
a high school
education/GED
or greater
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 0 . . .
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 115 100 100 100
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 115 100 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 0 . . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 208 100 100 100
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 208 100 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 852 100 100 100
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 0 . . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 852 100 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 978 100 100 100
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 0 . . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 978 100 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 1111 100 100 100
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 0 . . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1111 100 . .



Age B1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 with
a high school
education/GED
or greater
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 330 85.4 81.2 89.6
18-24 No 59 14.6 10.4 18.8
18-24 Total 389 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 574 86.4 83.1 89.7
25-30 No 89 13.6 10.3 16.9
25-30 Total 663 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 1371 91.6 89.9 93.3
31-40 No 124 8.4 6.7 10.1
31-40 Total 1495 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 666 92.6 90.2 95.0
41-44 No 51 7.4 5.0 9.8
41-44 Total 717 100.0 . .