Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
I5 Percentage who currently have asthma

  Total Yes No
  N % N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total   1,799 100.0 182 11.8 9.6- 14.4 1,617 88.2 85.6- 90.4
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 1,126 100.0 109 11.9 9.1- 15.4 1,017 88.1 84.6- 90.9
  African American, Non-Hispanic 363 100.0 49 13.6 9.4- 19.3 314 86.4 80.7- 90.6
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 49 100.0 5 11.0 3.1- 32.6 44 89.0 67.4- 96.9
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 57 100.0 4 5.3 1.3- 18.7 53 94.7 81.3- 98.7
  Latino/Hispanic 195 100.0 15 9.4 4.7- 17.8 180 90.6 82.2- 95.3
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 60 100.0 5 6.2 2.4- 15.1 55 93.8 84.9- 97.6
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 95 100.0 14 10.0 4.5- 20.5 81 90.0 79.5- 95.5
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 402 100.0 52 14.6 10.0- 20.9 350 85.4 79.1- 90.0
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 513 100.0 62 14.7 10.6- 20.1 451 85.3 79.9- 89.4
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 728 100.0 49 7.1 4.9- 10.2 679 92.9 89.8- 95.1
Age                  
  18-24 227 100.0 33 15.2 10.0- 22.3 194 84.8 77.7- 90.0
  25-30 308 100.0 25 9.2 5.5- 14.9 283 90.8 85.1- 94.5
  31-40 865 100.0 86 10.3 7.5- 14.0 779 89.7 86.0- 92.5
  41-44 399 100.0 38 13.2 8.6- 19.8 361 86.8 80.2- 91.4

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.