Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2007 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 2443 88.1 86.4 89.7
A1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who report good, very good or excellent health No 342 11.9 10.3 13.6
A1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who report good, very good or excellent health Total 2785 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 1688 90.0 88.1 91.9
White, Non-Hispanic No 193 10.0 8.1 11.9
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1881 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 446 88.5 85.2 91.8
African American, Non-Hispanic No 68 11.5 8.2 14.8
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 514 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 57 86.6 74.5 98.7
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 9 13.4 1.3 25.5
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 66 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 63 89.0 80.3 97.7
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 10 11.0 2.3 19.7
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 73 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 183 74.7 67.6 81.9
Latino/Hispanic No 62 25.3 18.1 32.4
Latino/Hispanic Total 245 100.0 . .



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 45 65.4 50.8 79.9
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 36 34.6 20.1 49.2
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 81 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 148 79.0 71.5 86.4
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 44 21.0 13.6 28.5
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 192 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 583 83.4 79.5 87.4
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 121 16.6 12.6 20.5
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 704 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 740 88.7 86.0 91.4
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 99 11.3 8.6 14.0
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 839 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 926 96.3 94.9 97.6
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 42 3.7 2.4 5.1
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 968 100.0 . .



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 251 88.6 84.2 92.9
18-24 No 37 11.4 7.1 15.8
18-24 Total 288 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 464 89.2 85.9 92.5
25-30 No 61 10.8 7.5 14.1
25-30 Total 525 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 1219 88.8 86.6 90.9
31-40 No 155 11.2 9.1 13.4
31-40 Total 1374 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 509 84.0 80.2 87.9
41-44 No 89 16.0 12.1 19.8
41-44 Total 598 100.0 . .