Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
E4 Percentage who participated in binge drinking on at least one occasion in the past month

  Total Yes No
  N % N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total   1,357 100.0 177 13.3 11.3- 15.6 1,180 86.7 84.4- 88.7
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 761 100.0 115 14.7 12.0- 17.7 646 85.3 82.3- 88.0
  African American, Non-Hispanic 313 100.0 37 12.9 8.9- 18.2 276 87.1 81.8- 91.1
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 58 100.0 7 15.9 4.9- 40.9 51 84.1 59.1- 95.1
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 63 100.0 11 22.5 11.4- 39.6 52 77.5 60.4- 88.6
  Latino/Hispanic 162 100.0 7 3.6 1.5- 8.4 155 96.4 91.6- 98.5
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 53 100.0 3 7.5 2.1- 23.3 50 92.5 76.7- 97.9
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 94 100.0 8 6.8 2.9- 14.9 86 93.2 85.1- 97.1
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 271 100.0 36 14.7 10.4- 20.5 235 85.3 79.5- 89.6
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 448 100.0 54 11.9 8.8- 15.9 394 88.1 84.1- 91.2
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 497 100.0 76 17.5 13.8- 22.1 421 82.5 77.9- 86.2
Age                  
  18-24 226 100.0 44 16.5 12.0- 22.2 182 83.5 77.8- 88.0
  25-30 280 100.0 50 17.8 13.2- 23.5 230 82.2 76.5- 86.8
  31-40 609 100.0 59 10.2 7.5- 13.6 550 89.8 86.4- 92.5
  41-44 248 100.0 24 9.2 5.8- 14.4 224 90.8 85.6- 94.2

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.