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

Indicator E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Yes 88 3.7 2.4 4.9
E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month No 2597 96.3 95.1 97.6
E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Total 2685 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 66 4.1 2.4 5.7
White, Non-Hispanic No 1689 95.9 94.3 97.6
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1755 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 12 3.5 0.4 6.7
African American, Non-Hispanic No 511 96.5 93.3 99.6
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 523 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 3 6.1 0.0 14.3
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 65 93.9 85.7 100.0
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 68 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 3 4.5 0.0 10.7
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 71 95.5 89.3 100.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 74 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 3 0.8 0.0 1.8
Latino/Hispanic No 249 99.2 98.2 100.0
Latino/Hispanic Total 252 100.0 . .



Education E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 1 1.3 0.0 3.8
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 84 98.7 96.2 100.0
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 85 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 4 3.3 0.0 7.4
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 172 96.7 92.6 100.0
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 176 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 21 4.3 1.7 7.0
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 596 95.7 93.0 98.3
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 617 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 22 2.3 1.0 3.6
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 780 97.7 96.4 99.0
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 802 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 40 4.6 1.8 7.3
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 964 95.4 92.7 98.2
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1004 100.0 . .



Age E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 13 6.2 1.6 10.7
18-24 No 258 93.8 89.3 98.4
18-24 Total 271 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 17 3.6 1.4 5.9
25-30 No 469 96.4 94.1 98.6
25-30 Total 486 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 31 2.2 1.2 3.1
31-40 No 1291 97.8 96.9 98.8
31-40 Total 1322 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 27 3.7 2.1 5.4
41-44 No 579 96.3 94.6 97.9
41-44 Total 606 100.0 . .