Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2007 North Carolina BRFSS

Indicator H3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who always or usually get the social and emotional support they need Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
H3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who always or usually get the social and emotional support they need Yes 2155 81 79 83
H3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who always or usually get the social and emotional support they need No 554 19 17 21
H3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who always or usually get the social and emotional support they need Total 2709 100 . .



Race-Ethnicity H3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who always or usually get the social and emotional support they need Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 1532 85.2 82.9 87.4
White, Non-Hispanic No 302 14.8 12.6 17.1
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1834 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 351 73.1 68.0 78.1
African American, Non-Hispanic No 145 26.9 21.9 32.0
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 496 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 49 70.3 53.8 86.9
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 17 29.7 13.1 46.2
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 66 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 48 67.0 52.9 81.2
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 23 33.0 18.8 47.1
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 71 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 172 75.3 68.3 82.2
Latino/Hispanic No 66 24.7 17.8 31.7
Latino/Hispanic Total 238 100.0 . .



Education H3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who always or usually get the social and emotional support they need Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 48 67.6 53.0 82.2
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 29 32.4 17.8 47.0
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 77 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 118 71.5 63.0 80.0
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 67 28.5 20.0 37.0
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 185 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 505 75.6 71.1 80.2
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 174 24.4 19.8 28.9
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 679 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 647 80.5 76.9 84.0
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 172 19.5 16.0 23.1
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 819 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 837 89.7 87.4 92.0
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 112 10.3 8.0 12.6
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 949 100.0 . .



Age H3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who always or usually get the social and emotional support they need Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 218 83.7 78.5 88.9
18-24 No 53 16.3 11.1 21.5
18-24 Total 271 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 401 80.5 76.2 84.7
25-30 No 109 19.5 15.3 23.8
25-30 Total 510 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 1083 81.4 78.7 84.1
31-40 No 255 18.6 15.9 21.3
31-40 Total 1338 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 453 76.7 72.4 81.0
41-44 No 137 23.3 19.0 27.6
41-44 Total 590 100.0 . .