Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
E3 Percentage who participated in heavy drinking on at least one occasion within the past month

  Total Yes No
  N % N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total   1,979 100.0 85 4.8 3.8- 6.2 1,894 95.2 93.8- 96.2
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 1,135 100.0 60 5.7 4.3- 7.6 1,075 94.3 92.4- 95.7
  African American, Non-Hispanic 461 100.0 17 5.0 3.0- 8.3 444 95.0 91.7- 97.0
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 64 100.0 3 5.2 1.1- 21.6 61 94.8 78.4- 98.9
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 81 100.0 0 0.0 0.0- 3.6 81 100.0 96.4-100.0
  Latino/Hispanic 226 100.0 4 1.0 0.3- 3.1 222 99.0 96.9- 99.7
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 55 100.0 1 1.8 0.3- 12.0 54 98.2 88.0- 99.7
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 129 100.0 5 4.5 1.7- 11.3 124 95.5 88.7- 98.3
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 442 100.0 18 6.2 3.7- 10.1 424 93.8 89.9- 96.3
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 644 100.0 21 3.6 2.2- 5.7 623 96.4 94.3- 97.8
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 707 100.0 40 6.0 4.2- 8.4 667 94.0 91.6- 95.8
Age                  
  18-24 348 100.0 19 6.4 3.9- 10.3 329 93.6 89.7- 96.1
  25-30 400 100.0 21 5.8 3.6- 9.3 379 94.2 90.7- 96.4
  31-40 845 100.0 31 4.1 2.8- 5.9 814 95.9 94.1- 97.2
  41-44 386 100.0 14 2.9 1.6- 5.5 372 97.1 94.5- 98.4

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.