Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2008 North Carolina BRFSS

Indicator A1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
report good,
very good
or excellent
health
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
A1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who report good, very good or excellent health Yes 2409 89 87.3 90.8
A1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who report good, very good or excellent health No 305 11 9.2 12.7
A1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who report good, very good or excellent health Total 2714 100 . .



Race-Ethnicity A1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
report good,
very good
or excellent
health
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 1627 92.2 90.4 93.9
White, Non-Hispanic No 149 7.8 6.1 9.6
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1776 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 472 91.2 88.4 94.0
African American, Non-Hispanic No 55 8.8 6.0 11.6
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 527 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 46 70.6 58.1 83.1
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 22 29.4 16.9 41.9
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 68 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 70 84.7 65.4 100.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 5 15.3 0.0 34.6
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 75 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 181 71.0 63.3 78.8
Latino/Hispanic No 73 29.0 21.2 36.7
Latino/Hispanic Total 254 100.0 . .



Education A1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
report good,
very good
or excellent
health
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 54 62.2 50.1 74.3
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 34 37.8 25.7 49.9
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 88 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 117 66.7 57.4 75.9
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 62 33.3 24.1 42.6
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 179 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 536 87.2 83.0 91.4
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 89 12.8 8.6 17.0
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 625 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 726 91.1 88.5 93.8
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 86 8.9 6.2 11.5
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 812 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 975 96.5 95.0 98.1
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 34 3.5 1.9 5.0
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1009 100.0 . .



Age A1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
report good,
very good
or excellent
health
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 242 89.1 84.3 94.0
18-24 No 34 10.9 6.0 15.7
18-24 Total 276 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 438 90.1 86.5 93.7
25-30 No 52 9.9 6.3 13.5
25-30 Total 490 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 1194 89.1 86.8 91.3
31-40 No 139 10.9 8.7 13.2
31-40 Total 1333 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 535 87.6 84.5 90.7
41-44 No 80 12.4 9.3 15.5
41-44 Total 615 100.0 . .