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   1,353 100.0 71 5.8 4.4- 7.5 1,282 94.2 92.5- 95.6
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 759 100.0 53 7.2 5.3- 9.6 706 92.8 90.4- 94.7
  African American, Non-Hispanic 311 100.0 10 3.8 1.9- 7.6 301 96.2 92.4- 98.1
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 58 100.0 2 1.3 0.2- 8.7 56 98.7 91.3- 99.8
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 63 100.0 4 11.3 3.5- 31.0 59 88.7 69.0- 96.5
  Latino/Hispanic 162 100.0 2 0.9 0.2- 3.9 160 99.1 96.1- 99.8
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 53 100.0 1 4.3 0.6- 24.6 52 95.7 75.4- 99.4
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 94 100.0 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 92 99.6 98.5- 99.9
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 268 100.0 13 6.0 3.3- 10.7 255 94.0 89.3- 96.7
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 446 100.0 20 5.3 3.2- 8.7 426 94.7 91.3- 96.8
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 498 100.0 35 8.4 5.7- 12.0 463 91.6 88.0- 94.3
Age                  
  18-24 224 100.0 16 6.4 3.6- 11.1 208 93.6 88.9- 96.4
  25-30 280 100.0 22 7.3 4.6- 11.6 258 92.7 88.4- 95.4
  31-40 609 100.0 18 4.6 2.8- 7.5 591 95.4 92.5- 97.2
  41-44 246 100.0 15 5.3 2.9- 9.5 231 94.7 90.5- 97.1

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.