Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
G1 Percentage who report that their mental health was not good for at least 14 out of the past 30 days

  Total Yes No
  N % N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total   1,781 100.0 233 15.4 12.9- 18.2 1,548 84.6 81.8- 87.1
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 1,114 100.0 146 15.8 12.7- 19.5 968 84.2 80.5- 87.3
  African American, Non-Hispanic 361 100.0 51 17.7 12.6- 24.4 310 82.3 75.6- 87.4
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 49 100.0 8 13.4 4.3- 34.8 41 86.6 65.2- 95.7
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 57 100.0 5 9.2 3.2- 23.7 52 90.8 76.3- 96.8
  Latino/Hispanic 191 100.0 22 9.6 5.1- 17.2 169 90.4 82.8- 94.9
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 57 100.0 13 16.6 7.8- 31.9 44 83.4 68.1- 92.2
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 92 100.0 21 29.7 18.1- 44.6 71 70.3 55.4- 81.9
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 402 100.0 63 12.4 8.8- 17.1 339 87.6 82.9- 91.2
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 508 100.0 82 18.8 14.4- 24.3 426 81.2 75.7- 85.6
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 720 100.0 54 8.2 5.8- 11.4 666 91.8 88.6- 94.2
Age                  
  18-24 228 100.0 37 19.2 13.4- 26.9 191 80.8 73.1- 86.6
  25-30 306 100.0 39 14.5 9.6- 21.4 267 85.5 78.6- 90.4
  31-40 848 100.0 105 13.0 10.0- 16.8 743 87.0 83.2- 90.0
  41-44 399 100.0 52 15.9 11.0- 22.3 347 84.1 77.7- 89.0

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.