Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
E1 Percentage who currently smoke everyday or some days

  Total Yes No
  N % N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total   1,802 100.0 348 20.5 17.8- 23.5 1,454 79.5 76.5- 82.2
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 1,127 100.0 244 23.9 20.3- 27.9 883 76.1 72.1- 79.7
  African American, Non-Hispanic 365 100.0 66 17.4 12.6- 23.6 299 82.6 76.4- 87.4
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 49 100.0 16 38.0 20.3- 59.7 33 62.0 40.3- 79.7
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 56 100.0 5 4.9 1.2- 18.1 51 95.1 81.9- 98.8
  Latino/Hispanic 196 100.0 14 7.9 4.1- 14.6 182 92.1 85.4- 95.9
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 60 100.0 9 14.7 6.5- 29.7 51 85.3 70.3- 93.5
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 96 100.0 41 45.0 31.5- 59.3 55 55.0 40.7- 68.5
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 403 100.0 110 22.2 17.2- 28.2 293 77.8 71.8- 82.8
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 512 100.0 112 20.7 16.2- 26.0 400 79.3 74.0- 83.8
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 729 100.0 76 10.8 8.1- 14.3 653 89.2 85.7- 91.9
Age                  
  18-24 230 100.0 44 20.8 14.9- 28.4 186 79.2 71.6- 85.1
  25-30 308 100.0 66 22.6 16.8- 29.8 242 77.4 70.2- 83.2
  31-40 864 100.0 162 18.9 15.4- 23.0 702 81.1 77.0- 84.6
  41-44 400 100.0 76 21.2 15.3- 28.7 324 78.8 71.3- 84.7

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.