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

Indicator E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Yes 93 3.1 2.2 3.9
E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month No 3129 96.9 96.1 97.8
E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Total 3222 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 75 3.7 2.6 4.8
White, Non-Hispanic No 2021 96.3 95.2 97.4
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2096 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 11 2.3 0.6 3.9
African American, Non-Hispanic No 636 97.7 96.1 99.4
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 647 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 3 8.0 0.0 19.6
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 69 92.0 80.4 100.0
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 72 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 1 1.0 0.0 2.8
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 87 99.0 97.2 100.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 88 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 3 0.4 0.0 0.9
Latino/Hispanic No 301 99.6 99.1 100.0
Latino/Hispanic Total 304 100.0 . .



Education E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 2 1.6 0.0 3.8
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 113 98.4 96.2 100.0
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 115 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 7 4.7 0.5 8.9
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 197 95.3 91.1 99.5
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 204 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 26 3.1 1.7 4.6
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 815 96.9 95.4 98.3
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 841 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 20 2.2 0.9 3.6
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 942 97.8 96.4 99.1
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 962 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 38 3.6 2.0 5.2
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 1060 96.4 94.8 98.0
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1098 100.0 . .



Age E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 12 3.2 1.0 5.4
18-24 No 369 96.8 94.6 99.0
18-24 Total 381 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 19 3.6 1.7 5.5
25-30 No 636 96.4 94.5 98.3
25-30 Total 655 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 40 2.7 1.7 3.8
31-40 No 1439 97.3 96.2 98.3
31-40 Total 1479 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 22 2.9 1.4 4.4
41-44 No 685 97.1 95.6 98.6
41-44 Total 707 100.0 . .