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

Indicator H3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who always or usually get the social and emotional support they need Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
H3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who always or usually get the social and emotional support they need Yes 2142 80.8 78.6 83.0
H3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who always or usually get the social and emotional support they need No 522 19.2 17.0 21.4
H3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who always or usually get the social and emotional support they need Total 2664 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity H3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who always or usually get the social and emotional support they need Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 1486 85.6 83.2 87.9
White, Non-Hispanic No 266 14.4 12.1 16.8
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1752 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 383 75.8 70.7 80.8
African American, Non-Hispanic No 130 24.2 19.2 29.3
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 513 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 39 61.9 48.3 75.5
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 29 38.1 24.5 51.7
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 68 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 52 65.6 45.9 85.3
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 21 34.4 14.7 54.1
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 73 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 173 68.5 60.0 76.9
Latino/Hispanic No 73 31.5 23.1 40.0
Latino/Hispanic Total 246 100.0 . .



Education H3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who always or usually get the social and emotional support they need Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 53 68.2 56.5 79.9
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 32 31.8 20.1 43.5
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 85 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 113 61.4 51.0 71.8
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 62 38.6 28.2 49.0
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 175 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 434 75.0 69.7 80.3
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 170 25.0 19.7 30.3
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 604 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 646 81.2 77.4 84.9
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 155 18.8 15.1 22.6
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 801 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 895 90.7 88.3 93.1
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 103 9.3 6.9 11.7
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 998 100.0 . .



Age H3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who always or usually get the social and emotional support they need Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 214 78.7 72.2 85.2
18-24 No 58 21.3 14.8 27.8
18-24 Total 272 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 390 83.2 78.8 87.6
25-30 No 89 16.8 12.4 21.2
25-30 Total 479 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 1068 82.5 79.8 85.1
31-40 No 239 17.5 14.9 20.2
31-40 Total 1307 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 470 76.9 72.4 81.3
41-44 No 136 23.1 18.7 27.6
41-44 Total 606 100.0 . .