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

Indicator E4 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in binge drinking on at least one occasion in the past month Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
E4 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in binge drinking on at least one occasion in the past month Yes 279 11.7 9.8 13.7
E4 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in binge drinking on at least one occasion in the past month No 2412 88.3 86.3 90.2
E4 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in binge drinking on at least one occasion in the past month Total 2691 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity E4 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in binge drinking on at least one occasion in the past month Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 223 14.2 11.5 16.9
White, Non-Hispanic No 1536 85.8 83.1 88.5
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1759 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 38 10.2 5.9 14.6
African American, Non-Hispanic No 488 89.8 85.4 94.1
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 526 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 5 4.1 0.0 8.5
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 62 95.9 91.5 100.0
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 67 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 5 11.1 0.4 21.8
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 69 88.9 78.2 99.6
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 74 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 7 1.5 0.3 2.6
Latino/Hispanic No 244 98.5 97.4 99.7
Latino/Hispanic Total 251 100.0 . .



Education E4 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in binge drinking on at least one occasion in 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 12 8.7 2.2 15.2
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 165 91.3 84.8 97.8
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 177 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 60 12.6 7.9 17.2
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 560 87.4 82.8 92.1
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 620 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 82 11.6 8.4 14.9
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 720 88.4 85.1 91.6
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 802 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 124 12.9 9.6 16.2
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 882 87.1 83.8 90.4
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1006 100.0 . .



Age E4 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in binge drinking on at least one occasion in the past month Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 37 17.3 10.7 23.8
18-24 No 233 82.7 76.2 89.3
18-24 Total 270 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 66 13.6 9.6 17.6
25-30 No 422 86.4 82.4 90.4
25-30 Total 488 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 112 8.6 6.7 10.6
31-40 No 1214 91.4 89.4 93.3
31-40 Total 1326 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 64 9.4 6.2 12.6
41-44 No 543 90.6 87.4 93.8
41-44 Total 607 100.0 . .