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

Indicator I5 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
have asthma
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
I5 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently have asthma Yes 256 8.9 7.4 10.4
I5 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently have asthma No 2452 91.1 89.6 92.6
I5 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently have asthma Total 2708 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity I5 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
have asthma
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 178 9.0 7.4 10.5
White, Non-Hispanic No 1592 91.0 89.5 92.6
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1770 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 47 9.0 5.2 12.8
African American, Non-Hispanic No 482 91.0 87.2 94.8
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 529 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 12 16.2 5.7 26.7
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 56 83.8 73.3 94.3
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 68 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 9 22.5 2.8 42.2
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 65 77.5 57.8 97.2
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 74 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 10 3.7 1.0 6.4
Latino/Hispanic No 243 96.3 93.6 99.0
Latino/Hispanic Total 253 100.0 . .



Education I5 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
have asthma
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 8 7.8 1.7 13.9
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 80 92.2 86.1 98.3
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 88 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 24 12.5 6.8 18.1
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 155 87.5 81.9 93.2
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 179 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 65 9.2 5.4 12.9
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 559 90.8 87.1 94.6
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 624 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 75 8.5 6.2 10.8
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 735 91.5 89.2 93.8
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 810 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 84 8.4 6.2 10.5
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 922 91.6 89.5 93.8
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1006 100.0 . .



Age I5 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
have asthma
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 27 8.5 4.1 13.0
18-24 No 249 91.5 87.0 95.9
18-24 Total 276 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 49 8.5 5.8 11.2
25-30 No 439 91.5 88.8 94.2
25-30 Total 488 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 116 8.6 6.8 10.5
31-40 No 1214 91.4 89.5 93.2
31-40 Total 1330 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 64 10.8 7.7 13.8
41-44 No 550 89.2 86.2 92.3
41-44 Total 614 100.0 . .