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

Indicator C3 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
had a routine
checkup in
the past year
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
C3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who had a routine checkup in the past year Yes 1969 74.1 71.8 76.4
C3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who had a routine checkup in the past year No 715 25.9 23.6 28.2
C3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who had a routine checkup in the past year Total 2684 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity C3 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
had a routine
checkup in
the past year
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 1258 74.2 71.3 77.0
White, Non-Hispanic No 489 25.8 23.0 28.7
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1747 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 432 81.9 77.8 86.1
African American, Non-Hispanic No 97 18.1 13.9 22.2
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 529 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 43 67.3 54.0 80.7
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 24 32.7 19.3 46.0
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 67 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 49 55.5 37.2 73.8
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 25 44.5 26.2 62.8
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 74 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 177 66.8 58.7 74.9
Latino/Hispanic No 76 33.2 25.1 41.3
Latino/Hispanic Total 253 100.0 . .



Education C3 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
had a routine
checkup in
the past year
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 51 50.0 37.3 62.7
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 36 50.0 37.3 62.7
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 87 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 121 70.5 62.1 78.9
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 58 29.5 21.1 37.9
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 179 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 445 73.2 67.8 78.7
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 172 26.8 21.3 32.2
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 617 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 573 72.8 68.6 77.0
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 227 27.2 23.0 31.4
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 800 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 778 79.1 75.9 82.4
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 222 20.9 17.6 24.1
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1000 100.0 . .



Age C3 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
had a routine
checkup in
the past year
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 202 75.2 68.3 82.1
18-24 No 61 24.8 17.9 31.7
18-24 Total 263 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 355 74.2 69.3 79.1
25-30 No 129 25.8 20.9 30.7
25-30 Total 484 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 972 73.6 70.6 76.6
31-40 No 352 26.4 23.4 29.4
31-40 Total 1324 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 440 73.8 69.6 77.9
41-44 No 173 26.2 22.1 30.4
41-44 Total 613 100.0 . .