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

Indicator E1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
smoke everyday
or some days
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
E1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently smoke everyday or some days Yes 485 19.6 17.1 22.1
E1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently smoke everyday or some days No 1791 80.4 77.9 82.9
E1 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently smoke everyday or some days Total 2276 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity E1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
smoke everyday
or some days
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 347 20.5 17.4 23.7
White, Non-Hispanic No 1237 79.5 76.3 82.6
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1584 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 91 21.3 14.9 27.7
African American, Non-Hispanic No 303 78.7 72.3 85.1
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 394 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 20 37.7 21.3 54.0
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 33 62.3 46.0 78.7
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 53 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 6 12.4 2.1 22.8
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 56 87.6 77.2 97.9
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 62 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 17 7.1 3.0 11.2
Latino/Hispanic No 152 92.9 88.8 97.0
Latino/Hispanic Total 169 100.0 . .



Education E1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
smoke everyday
or some days
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 5 7.8 0.0 17.0
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 40 92.2 83.0 100.0
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 45 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 60 40.5 26.6 54.4
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 72 59.5 45.6 73.4
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 132 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 164 26.3 20.2 32.4
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 369 73.7 67.6 79.8
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 533 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 158 20.5 16.2 24.8
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 496 79.5 75.2 83.8
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 654 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 97 10.1 7.5 12.7
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 812 89.9 87.3 92.5
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 909 100.0 . .



Age E1 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
smoke everyday
or some days
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 55 18.4 11.6 25.2
18-24 No 150 81.6 74.8 88.4
18-24 Total 205 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 110 25.7 19.6 31.7
25-30 No 304 74.3 68.3 80.4
25-30 Total 414 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 234 18.3 15.3 21.4
31-40 No 924 81.7 78.6 84.7
31-40 Total 1158 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 86 17.9 12.7 23.2
41-44 No 413 82.1 76.8 87.3
41-44 Total 499 100.0 . .