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

Indicator B1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 with
a high school
education/GED
or greater
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
B1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 with a high school education/GED or greater Yes 2448 89.1 87.4 90.7
B1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 with a high school education/GED or greater No 267 10.9 9.3 12.6
B1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 with a high school education/GED or greater Total 2715 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity B1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 with
a high school
education/GED
or greater
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 1696 95.2 93.9 96.6
White, Non-Hispanic No 80 4.8 3.4 6.1
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1776 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 493 92.4 89.2 95.6
African American, Non-Hispanic No 36 7.6 4.4 10.8
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 529 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 56 83.0 72.7 93.2
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 12 17.0 6.8 27.3
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 68 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 73 98.7 96.1 100.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 1 1.3 0.0 3.9
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 74 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 116 44.9 36.2 53.6
Latino/Hispanic No 138 55.1 46.4 63.8
Latino/Hispanic Total 254 100.0 . .



Education B1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 with
a high school
education/GED
or greater
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 0 . . .
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 88 100 100 100
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 88 100 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 0 . . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 179 100 100 100
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 179 100 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 625 100 100 100
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 0 . . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 625 100 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 812 100 100 100
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 0 . . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 812 100 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 1011 100 100 100
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 0 . . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1011 100 . .



Age B1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 with
a high school
education/GED
or greater
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 230 86.8 82.2 91.3
18-24 No 46 13.2 8.7 17.8
18-24 Total 276 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 425 87.6 83.9 91.3
25-30 No 65 12.4 8.7 16.1
25-30 Total 490 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 1229 90.7 88.5 92.9
31-40 No 105 9.3 7.1 11.5
31-40 Total 1334 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 564 90.1 86.6 93.5
41-44 No 51 9.9 6.5 13.4
41-44 Total 615 100.0 . .