Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
A1 Percentage who report good or very good or excellent health

  Total Yes No
  N % N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total   2,084 100.0 1,807 87.4 85.6- 88.9 277 12.6 11.1- 14.4
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 1,171 100.0 1,051 90.6 88.5- 92.3 120 9.4 7.7- 11.5
  African American, Non-Hispanic 492 100.0 429 87.8 83.9- 90.8 63 12.2 9.2- 16.1
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 70 100.0 59 66.1 45.7- 81.9 11 33.9 18.1- 54.3
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 85 100.0 78 93.2 83.6- 97.3 7 6.8 2.7- 16.4
  Latino/Hispanic 254 100.0 183 71.1 64.2- 77.2 71 28.9 22.8- 35.8
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 62 100.0 33 61.6 47.2- 74.3 29 38.4 25.7- 52.8
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 142 100.0 102 72.2 63.2- 79.7 40 27.8 20.3- 36.8
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 478 100.0 390 84.7 80.9- 87.9 88 15.3 12.1- 19.1
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 670 100.0 588 90.0 87.3- 92.2 82 10.0 7.8- 12.7
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 730 100.0 692 95.0 92.6- 96.6 38 5.0 3.4- 7.4
Age                  
  18-24 372 100.0 337 91.9 88.4- 94.4 35 8.1 5.6- 11.6
  25-30 432 100.0 389 89.9 86.3- 92.7 43 10.1 7.3- 13.7
  31-40 877 100.0 750 85.4 82.3- 88.0 127 14.6 12.0- 17.7
  41-44 403 100.0 331 81.7 76.7- 85.7 72 18.3 14.3- 23.3

Source: 2012 North Carolina BRFSS
PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.