Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2007 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 94 3.3 2.5 4.2
E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month No 2659 96.7 95.8 97.5
E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Total 2753 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 4.1 3.0 5.3
White, Non-Hispanic No 1789 95.9 94.7 97.0
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1864 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 13 2.0 0.6 3.3
African American, Non-Hispanic No 492 98.0 96.7 99.4
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 505 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 1 3.3 0.0 9.7
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 66 96.7 90.3 100.0
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 67 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 2 2.2 0.0 5.4
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 68 97.8 94.6 100.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 70 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 3 1.1 0.0 2.3
Latino/Hispanic No 238 98.9 97.7 100.0
Latino/Hispanic Total 241 100.0 . .



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 0 . . .
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 81 100.0 100.0 100.0
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 81 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 4 1.7 0.0 3.7
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 183 98.3 96.3 100.0
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 187 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 24 3.5 1.6 5.3
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 668 96.5 94.7 98.4
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 692 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 25 2.5 1.3 3.7
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 807 97.5 96.3 98.7
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 832 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 41 4.8 3.1 6.5
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 919 95.2 93.5 96.9
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 960 100.0 . .



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 15 3.6 1.4 5.7
18-24 No 265 96.4 94.3 98.6
18-24 Total 280 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 17 3.2 1.3 5.0
25-30 No 503 96.8 95.0 98.7
25-30 Total 520 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 30 2.4 1.4 3.4
31-40 No 1331 97.6 96.6 98.6
31-40 Total 1361 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 32 5.6 3.2 7.9
41-44 No 560 94.4 92.1 96.8
41-44 Total 592 100.0 . .