Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
E4 Percentage who participated in binge drinking on at least one occasion in the past month

  Total Yes No
  N % N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total   1,670 100.0 213 15.4 13.0- 18.3 1,457 84.6 81.7- 87.0
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 1,056 100.0 163 20.1 16.6- 24.2 893 79.9 75.8- 83.4
  African American, Non-Hispanic 329 100.0 26 7.6 4.5- 12.6 303 92.4 87.4- 95.5
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 46 100.0 5 26.2 10.0- 53.0 41 73.8 47.0- 90.0
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 50 100.0 3 6.2 1.4- 23.1 47 93.8 76.9- 98.6
  Latino/Hispanic 181 100.0 14 4.7 2.1- 10.1 167 95.3 89.9- 97.9
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 54 100.0 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2 52 99.0 95.8- 99.8
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 88 100.0 14 14.6 7.4- 26.8 74 85.4 73.2- 92.6
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 365 100.0 43 14.2 9.5- 20.8 322 85.8 79.2- 90.5
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 471 100.0 49 14.0 9.8- 19.7 422 86.0 80.3- 90.2
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 690 100.0 105 20.9 16.8- 25.7 585 79.1 74.3- 83.2
Age                  
  18-24 209 100.0 40 20.7 14.7- 28.3 169 79.3 71.7- 85.3
  25-30 285 100.0 46 22.0 15.6- 30.1 239 78.0 69.9- 84.4
  31-40 807 100.0 91 10.3 7.9- 13.4 716 89.7 86.6- 92.1
  41-44 369 100.0 36 12.2 7.2- 19.9 333 87.8 80.1- 92.8

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.