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

Indicator I5 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
have asthma
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
I5 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently have asthma Yes 241 8.2 6.9 9.5
I5 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently have asthma No 2542 91.8 90.5 93.1
I5 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently have asthma Total 2783 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity I5 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
have asthma
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 173 9.0 7.3 10.6
White, Non-Hispanic No 1707 91.0 89.4 92.7
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1880 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 44 8.2 5.3 11.1
African American, Non-Hispanic No 469 91.8 88.9 94.7
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 513 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 6 9.6 1.0 18.2
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 61 90.4 81.8 99.0
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 67 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 5 5.7 0.0 12.6
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 68 94.3 87.4 100.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 73 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 12 3.8 1.3 6.2
Latino/Hispanic No 232 96.2 93.8 98.7
Latino/Hispanic Total 244 100.0 . .



Education I5 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
have asthma
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 8 8.3 1.6 14.9
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 72 91.7 85.1 98.4
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 80 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 25 14.0 7.3 20.6
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 167 86.0 79.4 92.7
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 192 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 62 8.3 5.6 11.0
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 639 91.7 89.0 94.4
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 701 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 79 8.2 6.0 10.4
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 761 91.8 89.6 94.0
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 840 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 67 6.5 4.7 8.3
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 902 93.5 91.7 95.3
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 969 100.0 . .



Age I5 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
have asthma
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 26 6.8 3.7 9.9
18-24 No 262 93.2 90.1 96.3
18-24 Total 288 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 40 7.5 4.8 10.3
25-30 No 483 92.5 89.7 95.2
25-30 Total 523 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 118 8.8 6.9 10.7
31-40 No 1255 91.2 89.3 93.1
31-40 Total 1373 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 57 9.5 6.7 12.4
41-44 No 542 90.5 87.6 93.3
41-44 Total 599 100.0 . .