Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
E3 Percentage who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month

  Total Yes No
  N % N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total   1,662 100.0 74 5.9 4.4- 8.0 1,588 94.1 92.0- 95.6
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 1,051 100.0 61 7.5 5.3- 10.4 990 92.5 89.6- 94.7
  African American, Non-Hispanic 329 100.0 8 3.8 1.6- 8.6 321 96.2 91.4- 98.4
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 46 100.0 2 16.9 4.5- 46.8 44 83.1 53.2- 95.5
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 49 100.0 2 5.7 1.1- 23.7 47 94.3 76.3- 98.9
  Latino/Hispanic 179 100.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 178 99.9 99.2-100.0
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 54 100.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 53 99.4 96.0- 99.9
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 81 100.0 3 3.7 0.9- 14.2 78 96.3 85.8- 99.1
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 365 100.0 16 4.6 2.4- 8.5 349 95.4 91.5- 97.6
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 469 100.0 19 7.0 4.0- 12.1 450 93.0 87.9- 96.0
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 691 100.0 35 7.2 4.9- 10.7 656 92.8 89.3- 95.1
Age                  
  18-24 207 100.0 14 7.3 4.1- 12.9 193 92.7 87.1- 95.9
  25-30 285 100.0 13 5.8 3.1- 10.9 272 94.2 89.1- 96.9
  31-40 801 100.0 34 4.7 3.0- 7.2 767 95.3 92.8- 97.0
  41-44 369 100.0 13 6.9 2.9- 15.5 356 93.1 84.5- 97.1

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.