Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2007 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 663 24.1 21.9 26.3
E1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently smoke everyday or some days No 2127 75.9 73.7 78.1
E1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently smoke everyday or some days Total 2790 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 504 27.7 24.8 30.5
White, Non-Hispanic No 1380 72.3 69.5 75.2
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1884 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 102 21.4 16.4 26.4
African American, Non-Hispanic No 412 78.6 73.6 83.6
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 514 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 23 33.6 17.5 49.7
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 44 66.4 50.3 82.5
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 67 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 13 15.1 5.0 25.1
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 60 84.9 74.9 95.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 73 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 19 7.4 3.1 11.6
Latino/Hispanic No 227 92.6 88.4 96.9
Latino/Hispanic Total 246 100.0 . .



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 11 11.7 3.3 20.2
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 71 88.3 79.8 96.7
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 82 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 93 44.9 35.2 54.5
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 99 55.1 45.5 64.8
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 192 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 223 31.6 26.8 36.4
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 482 68.4 63.6 73.2
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 705 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 228 26.0 21.8 30.3
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 613 74.0 69.7 78.2
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 841 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 108 12.1 9.3 14.8
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 861 87.9 85.2 90.7
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 969 100.0 . .



Age E1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
smoke everyday
or some days
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 66 23.2 16.9 29.6
18-24 No 222 76.8 70.4 83.1
18-24 Total 288 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 125 23.4 18.8 27.9
25-30 No 400 76.6 72.1 81.2
25-30 Total 525 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 316 23.5 20.7 26.3
31-40 No 1060 76.5 73.7 79.3
31-40 Total 1376 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 156 27.9 23.2 32.5
41-44 No 445 72.1 67.5 76.8
41-44 Total 601 100.0 . .