Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2009 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 219 9.8 7.9 11.7
I5 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently have asthma No 2052 90.2 88.3 92.1
I5 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who currently have asthma Total 2271 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 151 9.1 6.9 11.2
White, Non-Hispanic No 1428 90.9 88.8 93.1
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1579 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 53 14.8 9.3 20.3
African American, Non-Hispanic No 341 85.2 79.7 90.7
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 394 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 6 5.1 0.1 10.1
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 47 94.9 89.9 99.9
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 53 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 0 . . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 62 100.0 100.0 100.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 62 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 7 5.5 0.2 10.7
Latino/Hispanic No 162 94.5 89.3 99.8
Latino/Hispanic Total 169 100.0 . .



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 5 8.6 0.0 18.2
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 40 91.4 81.8 100.0
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 45 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 15 5.7 1.9 9.6
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 114 94.3 90.4 98.1
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 129 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 61 12.3 7.5 17.2
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 471 87.7 82.8 92.5
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 532 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 73 10.7 7.2 14.2
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 581 89.3 85.8 92.8
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 654 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 65 8.3 5.5 11.1
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 843 91.7 88.9 94.5
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 908 100.0 . .



Age I5 Percentage
of women aged
18-44 who
currently
have asthma
Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 26 9.7 5.2 14.2
18-24 No 178 90.3 85.8 94.8
18-24 Total 204 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 26 6.1 1.6 10.6
25-30 No 385 93.9 89.4 98.4
25-30 Total 411 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 128 13.1 10.0 16.2
31-40 No 1029 86.9 83.8 90.0
31-40 Total 1157 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 39 5.6 3.3 7.8
41-44 No 460 94.4 92.2 96.7
41-44 Total 499 100.0 . .