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

Indicator B1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 with
a high school
education/GED
or greater
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
B1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 with a high school education/GED or greater Yes 2096 89.1 86.6 91.6
B1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 with a high school education/GED or greater No 177 10.9 8.4 13.4
B1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 with a high school education/GED or greater Total 2273 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity B1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 with
a high school
education/GED
or greater
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 1521 92.4 89.4 95.5
White, Non-Hispanic No 62 7.6 4.5 10.6
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1583 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 356 90.9 86.7 95.2
African American, Non-Hispanic No 37 9.1 4.8 13.3
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 393 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 44 79.7 65.6 93.8
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 9 20.3 6.2 34.4
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 53 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 60 94.8 86.5 100.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 2 5.2 0.0 13.5
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 62 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 101 59.2 47.7 70.6
Latino/Hispanic No 67 40.8 29.4 52.3
Latino/Hispanic Total 168 100.0 . .



Education B1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 with
a high school
education/GED
or greater
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 0 . . .
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 45 100 100 100
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 45 100 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 0 . . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 132 100 100 100
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 132 100 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 533 100 100 100
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 0 . . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 533 100 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 654 100 100 100
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 0 . . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 654 100 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 909 100 100 100
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 0 . . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 909 100 . .



Age B1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 with
a high school
education/GED
or greater
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 172 84.3 76.8 91.8
18-24 No 32 15.7 8.2 23.2
18-24 Total 204 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 364 85.0 79.7 90.3
25-30 No 50 15.0 9.7 20.3
25-30 Total 414 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 1086 91.5 88.6 94.4
31-40 No 70 8.5 5.6 11.4
31-40 Total 1156 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 474 94.8 92.0 97.5
41-44 No 25 5.2 2.5 8.0
41-44 Total 499 100.0 . .