Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
E1 Percentage who currently smoke everyday or some days

  Total Yes No
  N % N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total   2,059 100.0 444 22.4 20.3- 24.7 1,615 77.6 75.3- 79.7
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 1,164 100.0 282 24.9 21.9- 28.1 882 75.1 71.9- 78.1
  African American, Non-Hispanic 484 100.0 103 23.8 19.6- 28.5 381 76.2 71.5- 80.4
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 67 100.0 26 47.1 29.8- 65.1 41 52.9 34.9- 70.2
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 84 100.0 14 19.3 10.0- 34.2 70 80.7 65.8- 90.0
  Latino/Hispanic 249 100.0 17 6.0 3.2- 10.9 232 94.0 89.1- 96.8
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 61 100.0 7 14.3 5.7- 31.5 54 85.7 68.5- 94.3
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 140 100.0 48 38.4 29.4- 48.3 92 61.6 51.7- 70.6
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 468 100.0 138 30.1 25.4- 35.1 330 69.9 64.9- 74.6
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 663 100.0 167 23.8 20.2- 27.9 496 76.2 72.1- 79.8
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 725 100.0 83 9.1 7.2- 11.6 642 90.9 88.4- 92.8
Age                  
  18-24 364 100.0 65 20.3 15.6- 25.9 299 79.7 74.1- 84.4
  25-30 425 100.0 103 25.9 21.2- 31.3 322 74.1 68.7- 78.8
  31-40 874 100.0 194 23.4 20.1- 27.0 680 76.6 73.0- 79.9
  41-44 396 100.0 82 19.5 15.4- 24.4 314 80.5 75.6- 84.6

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.