Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2006 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 274 8.8 7.5 10.1
I5 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently have asthma No 2985 91.2 89.9 92.5
I5 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently have asthma Total 3259 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 166 8.6 7.0 10.3
White, Non-Hispanic No 1950 91.4 89.7 93.0
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2116 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 73 11.4 8.3 14.5
African American, Non-Hispanic No 581 88.6 85.5 91.7
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 654 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 13 17.1 7.1 27.2
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 63 82.9 72.8 92.9
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 76 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 8 10.4 3.2 17.7
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 83 89.6 82.3 96.8
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 91 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 13 3.9 1.6 6.2
Latino/Hispanic No 294 96.1 93.8 98.4
Latino/Hispanic Total 307 100.0 . .



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 5 4.5 0.5 8.5
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 110 95.5 91.5 99.5
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 115 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 27 15.7 8.6 22.7
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 178 84.3 77.3 91.4
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 205 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 82 10.0 7.3 12.6
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 769 90.0 87.4 92.7
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 851 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 88 9.1 6.7 11.6
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 887 90.9 88.4 93.3
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 975 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 71 6.5 4.8 8.1
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 1040 93.5 91.9 95.2
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1111 100.0 . .



Age I5 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
have asthma
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 37 9.8 6.3 13.3
18-24 No 352 90.2 86.7 93.7
18-24 Total 389 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 49 7.3 5.0 9.7
25-30 No 614 92.7 90.3 95.0
25-30 Total 663 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 129 8.6 7.0 10.3
31-40 No 1361 91.4 89.7 93.0
31-40 Total 1490 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 59 9.2 6.5 12.0
41-44 No 658 90.8 88.0 93.5
41-44 Total 717 100.0 . .