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

Indicator E1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
smoke everyday
or some days
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
E1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently smoke everyday or some days Yes 546 20.6 18.3 22.8
E1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently smoke everyday or some days No 2170 79.4 77.2 81.7
E1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently smoke everyday or some days Total 2716 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity E1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
smoke everyday
or some days
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 409 24.6 21.6 27.5
White, Non-Hispanic No 1367 75.4 72.5 78.4
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1776 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 86 16.5 12.3 20.7
African American, Non-Hispanic No 443 83.5 79.3 87.7
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 529 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 26 38.9 24.9 52.9
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 42 61.1 47.1 75.1
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 68 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 7 14.5 0.0 33.6
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 68 85.5 66.4 100.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 75 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 14 3.5 1.4 5.6
Latino/Hispanic No 240 96.5 94.4 98.6
Latino/Hispanic Total 254 100.0 . .



Education E1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
smoke everyday
or some days
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 11 9.7 3.5 15.9
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 77 90.3 84.1 96.5
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 88 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 61 31.0 21.9 40.1
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 118 69.0 59.9 78.1
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 179 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 199 31.8 26.2 37.5
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 426 68.2 62.5 73.8
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 625 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 186 23.5 19.4 27.6
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 626 76.5 72.4 80.6
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 812 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 89 7.6 5.5 9.6
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 922 92.4 90.4 94.5
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1011 100.0 . .



Age E1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
smoke everyday
or some days
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 49 19.8 13.2 26.3
18-24 No 227 80.2 73.7 86.8
18-24 Total 276 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 112 25.2 20.1 30.3
25-30 No 379 74.8 69.7 79.9
25-30 Total 491 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 250 18.1 15.5 20.8
31-40 No 1084 81.9 79.2 84.5
31-40 Total 1334 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 135 22.2 17.9 26.6
41-44 No 480 77.8 73.4 82.1
41-44 Total 615 100.0 . .