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   1,389 100.0 281 19.6 17.2- 22.2 1,108 80.4 77.8- 82.8
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 778 100.0 193 24.6 21.2- 28.4 585 75.4 71.6- 78.8
  African American, Non-Hispanic 319 100.0 59 17.1 12.8- 22.6 260 82.9 77.4- 87.2
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 58 100.0 18 40.6 19.5- 65.9 40 59.4 34.1- 80.5
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 65 100.0 4 4.4 1.6- 11.5 61 95.6 88.5- 98.4
  Latino/Hispanic 169 100.0 7 4.7 2.0- 10.4 162 95.3 89.6- 98.0
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 57 100.0 10 23.0 12.2- 39.2 47 77.0 60.8- 87.8
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 97 100.0 29 26.2 17.5- 37.3 68 73.8 62.7- 82.5
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 276 100.0 87 28.1 22.4- 34.6 189 71.9 65.4- 77.6
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 459 100.0 108 20.4 16.5- 24.8 351 79.6 75.2- 83.5
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 506 100.0 48 9.0 6.4- 12.6 458 91.0 87.4- 93.6
Age                  
  18-24 233 100.0 46 16.9 12.4- 22.5 187 83.1 77.5- 87.6
  25-30 285 100.0 64 22.4 17.1- 28.7 221 77.6 71.3- 82.9
  31-40 625 100.0 123 20.6 17.0- 24.8 502 79.4 75.2- 83.0
  41-44 252 100.0 49 18.2 13.0- 24.8 203 81.8 75.2- 87.0

Source: 2013 North Carolina BRFSS
PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.