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

Indicator E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Yes 81 4.6 3.0 6.2
E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month No 2143 95.4 93.8 97.0
E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Total 2224 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 54 4.0 2.6 5.5
White, Non-Hispanic No 1497 96.0 94.5 97.4
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1551 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 21 7.2 1.8 12.6
African American, Non-Hispanic No 364 92.8 87.4 98.2
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 385 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 0 . . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 52 100.0 100.0 100.0
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 52 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 3 3.5 0.0 7.8
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 57 96.5 92.2 100.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 60 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 3 3.3 0.0 7.8
Latino/Hispanic No 160 96.7 92.2 100.0
Latino/Hispanic Total 163 100.0 . .



Education E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 0 . . .
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 43 100.0 100.0 100.0
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 43 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 4 4.0 0.0 9.4
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 122 96.0 90.6 100.0
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 126 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 20 4.8 2.0 7.7
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 504 95.2 92.3 98.0
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 524 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 17 5.1 1.0 9.3
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 624 94.9 90.7 99.0
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 641 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 40 4.4 2.7 6.2
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 847 95.6 93.8 97.3
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 887 100.0 . .



Age E3 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 13 8.3 2.5 14.0
18-24 No 184 91.7 86.0 97.5
18-24 Total 197 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 19 4.0 2.1 6.0
25-30 No 384 96.0 94.0 97.9
25-30 Total 403 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 33 3.1 1.7 4.5
31-40 No 1104 96.9 95.5 98.3
31-40 Total 1137 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 16 3.4 1.3 5.5
41-44 No 471 96.6 94.5 98.7
41-44 Total 487 100.0 . .