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

Indicator E1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
smoke everyday
or some days
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
E1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently smoke everyday or some days Yes 763 22.5 20.7 24.4
E1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently smoke everyday or some days No 2503 77.5 75.6 79.3
E1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently smoke everyday or some days Total 3266 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity E1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
smoke everyday
or some days
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 546 25.6 23.2 28.1
White, Non-Hispanic No 1574 74.4 71.9 76.8
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2120 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 136 19.5 15.7 23.3
African American, Non-Hispanic No 521 80.5 76.7 84.3
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 657 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 28 34.7 20.9 48.4
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 48 65.3 51.6 79.1
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 76 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 22 22.0 10.4 33.6
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 69 78.0 66.4 89.6
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 91 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 28 8.0 4.8 11.2
Latino/Hispanic No 279 92.0 88.8 95.2
Latino/Hispanic Total 307 100.0 . .



Education E1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
smoke everyday
or some days
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 13 11.2 2.9 19.6
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 102 88.8 80.4 97.1
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 115 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 96 46.1 37.0 55.2
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 112 53.9 44.8 63.0
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 208 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 265 28.4 24.5 32.4
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 587 71.6 67.6 75.5
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 852 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 267 27.2 23.6 30.9
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 711 72.8 69.1 76.4
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 978 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 122 9.5 7.4 11.5
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 989 90.5 88.5 92.6
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1111 100.0 . .



Age E1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
smoke everyday
or some days
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 92 23.3 18.3 28.3
18-24 No 297 76.7 71.7 81.7
18-24 Total 389 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 153 22.7 18.8 26.5
25-30 No 511 77.3 73.5 81.2
25-30 Total 664 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 337 21.8 19.3 24.3
31-40 No 1158 78.2 75.7 80.7
31-40 Total 1495 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 181 22.9 19.3 26.4
41-44 No 537 77.1 73.6 80.7
41-44 Total 718 100.0 . .