Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
A1 Percentage who report good or very good or excellent health

  Total Yes No
  N % N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total   1,799 100.0 1,571 87.2 84.7- 89.4 228 12.8 10.6- 15.3
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 1,124 100.0 1,022 90.3 87.1- 92.8 102 9.7 7.2- 12.9
  African American, Non-Hispanic 364 100.0 312 86.9 81.2- 91.1 52 13.1 8.9- 18.8
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 49 100.0 45 96.0 87.2- 98.8 4 4.0 1.2- 12.8
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 57 100.0 54 95.9 80.2- 99.3 3 4.1 0.7- 19.8
  Latino/Hispanic 196 100.0 129 65.6 55.7- 74.2 67 34.4 25.8- 44.3
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 60 100.0 33 59.9 43.3- 74.5 27 40.1 25.5- 56.7
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 95 100.0 63 71.2 57.2- 82.1 32 28.8 17.9- 42.8
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 402 100.0 331 84.8 79.5- 88.8 71 15.2 11.2- 20.5
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 513 100.0 450 89.6 85.1- 92.9 63 10.4 7.1- 14.9
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 727 100.0 693 96.6 94.9- 97.8 34 3.4 2.2- 5.1
Age                  
  18-24 230 100.0 207 88.1 81.5- 92.6 23 11.9 7.4- 18.5
  25-30 308 100.0 270 86.3 80.1- 90.8 38 13.7 9.2- 19.9
  31-40 863 100.0 752 86.6 82.6- 89.8 111 13.4 10.2- 17.4
  41-44 398 100.0 342 88.3 83.3- 92.0 56 11.7 8.0- 16.7

Source: 2011 North Carolina BRFSS
PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.