Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2007 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 2515 88.1 86.2 89.9
B1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 with a high school education/GED or greater No 274 11.9 10.1 13.8
B1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 with a high school education/GED or greater Total 2789 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 1770 93.0 91.3 94.6
White, Non-Hispanic No 113 7.0 5.4 8.7
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1883 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 476 90.9 86.9 94.9
African American, Non-Hispanic No 38 9.1 5.1 13.1
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 514 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 53 78.1 64.1 92.0
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 14 21.9 8.0 35.9
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 67 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 66 90.5 80.2 100.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 7 9.5 0.0 19.8
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 73 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 145 53.8 44.9 62.6
Latino/Hispanic No 101 46.2 37.4 55.1
Latino/Hispanic Total 246 100.0 . .



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 82 100 100 100
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 82 100 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 0 . . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 192 100 100 100
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 192 100 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 705 100 100 100
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 0 . . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 705 100 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 841 100 100 100
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 841 100 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 969 100 100 100
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 0 . . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 969 100 . .



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 237 82.2 76.4 88.0
18-24 No 51 17.8 12.0 23.6
18-24 Total 288 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 457 86.4 82.6 90.2
25-30 No 68 13.6 9.8 17.4
25-30 Total 525 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 1271 91.2 89.0 93.4
31-40 No 104 8.8 6.6 11.0
31-40 Total 1375 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 550 91.0 87.9 94.0
41-44 No 51 9.0 6.0 12.1
41-44 Total 601 100.0 . .