Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
A1 Percentage who report good or very good or excellent health

  Total Yes No
  N % N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total   1,180 100.0 1,030 86.6 84.1- 88.7 150 13.4 11.3- 15.9
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 637 100.0 583 89.2 85.9- 91.8 54 10.8 8.2- 14.1
  African American, Non-Hispanic 292 100.0 263 89.9 85.2- 93.2 29 10.1 6.8- 14.8
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 20 100.0 17 85.5 61.6- 95.6 3 14.5 4.4- 38.4
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 50 100.0 44 87.6 72.5- 95.0 6 12.4 5.0- 27.5
  Latino/Hispanic 181 100.0 123 67.5 59.5- 74.5 58 32.5 25.5- 40.5
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 46 100.0 25 57.5 41.9- 71.7 21 42.5 28.3- 58.1
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 79 100.0 46 60.8 48.6- 71.8 33 39.2 28.2- 51.4
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 279 100.0 234 85.4 80.2- 89.4 45 14.6 10.6- 19.8
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 344 100.0 308 89.4 85.4- 92.4 36 10.6 7.6- 14.6
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 438 100.0 421 96.9 94.8- 98.1 17 3.1 1.9- 5.2
Age                  
  18-24 237 100.0 219 92.3 87.7- 95.2 18 7.7 4.8- 12.3
  25-30 266 100.0 236 87.1 81.5- 91.1 30 12.9 8.9- 18.5
  31-40 454 100.0 387 84.9 80.7- 88.2 67 15.1 11.8- 19.3
  41-44 236 100.0 199 80.0 72.7- 85.7 37 20.0 14.3- 27.3

Source: 2014 North Carolina BRFSS
PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.