Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2009 North Carolina BRFSS

Indicator A1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
report good,
very good
or excellent
health
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
A1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who report good, very good or excellent health Yes 2010 86.1 83.2 88.9
A1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who report good, very good or excellent health No 264 13.9 11.1 16.8
A1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who report good, very good or excellent health Total 2274 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity A1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
report good,
very good
or excellent
health
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 1439 89.9 87.3 92.6
White, Non-Hispanic No 145 10.1 7.4 12.7
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1584 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 333 80.7 72.5 88.9
African American, Non-Hispanic No 60 19.3 11.1 27.5
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 393 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 40 81.2 69.8 92.6
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 13 18.8 7.4 30.2
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 53 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 59 93.4 85.1 100.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 3 6.6 0.0 14.9
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 62 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 126 69.8 57.6 82.0
Latino/Hispanic No 42 30.2 18.0 42.4
Latino/Hispanic Total 168 100.0 . .



Education A1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
report good,
very good
or excellent
health
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 26 57.3 34.8 79.9
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 19 42.7 20.1 65.2
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 45 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 93 73.7 62.4 85.0
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 38 26.3 15.0 37.6
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 131 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 434 77.2 69.3 85.2
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 99 22.8 14.8 30.7
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 533 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 577 86.5 81.7 91.4
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 76 13.5 8.6 18.3
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 653 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 877 96.7 95.3 98.1
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 32 3.3 1.9 4.7
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 909 100.0 . .



Age A1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
report good,
very good
or excellent
health
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 183 83.7 74.7 92.7
18-24 No 22 16.3 7.3 25.3
18-24 Total 205 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 372 88.0 83.8 92.3
25-30 No 42 12.0 7.7 16.2
25-30 Total 414 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 1021 86.4 83.1 89.7
31-40 No 135 13.6 10.3 16.9
31-40 Total 1156 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 434 86.7 82.1 91.3
41-44 No 65 13.3 8.7 17.9
41-44 Total 499 100.0 . .