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   2,075 100.0 197 9.7 8.2- 11.4 1,878 90.3 88.6- 91.8
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 1,165 100.0 113 9.8 7.8- 12.1 1,052 90.2 87.9- 92.2
  African American, Non-Hispanic 489 100.0 55 12.4 9.2- 16.6 434 87.6 83.4- 90.8
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 69 100.0 8 21.7 9.3- 42.9 61 78.3 57.1- 90.7
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 85 100.0 4 1.7 0.6- 4.9 81 98.3 95.1- 99.4
  Latino/Hispanic 255 100.0 15 4.8 2.7- 8.3 240 95.2 91.7- 97.3
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 62 100.0 3 7.8 1.8- 27.8 59 92.2 72.2- 98.2
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 141 100.0 18 12.7 7.8- 20.2 123 87.3 79.8- 92.2
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 479 100.0 48 9.7 7.0- 13.3 431 90.3 86.7- 93.0
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 665 100.0 71 10.5 8.0- 13.7 594 89.5 86.3- 92.0
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 726 100.0 57 7.6 5.6- 10.4 669 92.4 89.6- 94.4
Age                  
  18-24 369 100.0 40 11.1 7.8- 15.5 329 88.9 84.5- 92.2
  25-30 429 100.0 39 9.7 6.6- 14.0 390 90.3 86.0- 93.4
  31-40 874 100.0 73 7.1 5.5- 9.2 801 92.9 90.8- 94.5
  41-44 403 100.0 45 13.1 9.4- 18.0 358 86.9 82.0- 90.6

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.