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   2,060 100.0 301 15.1 13.3- 17.0 1,759 84.9 83.0- 86.7
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 1,157 100.0 169 15.4 13.1- 18.0 988 84.6 82.0- 86.9
  African American, Non-Hispanic 486 100.0 75 15.1 11.9- 19.0 411 84.9 81.0- 88.1
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 70 100.0 14 28.3 14.9- 47.1 56 71.7 52.9- 85.1
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 82 100.0 8 9.2 4.1- 19.4 74 90.8 80.6- 95.9
  Latino/Hispanic 253 100.0 30 13.5 8.9- 20.0 223 86.5 80.0- 91.1
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 58 100.0 10 18.7 9.8- 32.7 48 81.3 67.3- 90.2
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 142 100.0 30 25.2 17.6- 34.6 112 74.8 65.4- 82.4
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 471 100.0 101 22.1 18.0- 27.0 370 77.9 73.0- 82.0
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 663 100.0 104 13.4 10.8- 16.4 559 86.6 83.6- 89.2
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 724 100.0 56 7.4 5.6- 9.9 668 92.6 90.1- 94.4
Age                  
  18-24 369 100.0 56 15.2 11.4- 19.9 313 84.8 80.1- 88.6
  25-30 418 100.0 58 15.9 12.1- 20.6 360 84.1 79.4- 87.9
  31-40 873 100.0 126 14.7 12.2- 17.7 747 85.3 82.3- 87.8
  41-44 400 100.0 61 14.9 11.3- 19.2 339 85.1 80.8- 88.7

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.