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   1,146 100.0 195 18.9 16.4- 21.7 951 81.1 78.3- 83.6
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 624 100.0 126 22.3 18.8- 26.2 498 77.7 73.8- 81.2
  African American, Non-Hispanic 281 100.0 47 17.6 13.1- 23.2 234 82.4 76.8- 86.9
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 19 100.0 6 27.6 11.6- 52.5 13 72.4 47.5- 88.4
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 49 100.0 8 17.4 7.1- 36.8 41 82.6 63.2- 92.9
  Latino/Hispanic 173 100.0 8 5.0 2.5- 9.9 165 95.0 90.1- 97.5
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 46 100.0 3 9.4 3.0- 26.0 43 90.6 74.0- 97.0
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 77 100.0 22 31.9 21.5- 44.3 55 68.1 55.7- 78.5
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 273 100.0 73 25.3 20.0- 31.4 200 74.7 68.6- 80.0
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 330 100.0 68 20.9 16.5- 26.1 262 79.1 73.9- 83.5
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 430 100.0 33 7.9 5.4- 11.2 397 92.1 88.8- 94.6
Age                  
  18-24 227 100.0 29 13.9 9.6- 19.8 198 86.1 80.2- 90.4
  25-30 257 100.0 53 23.2 17.8- 29.7 204 76.8 70.3- 82.2
  31-40 446 100.0 75 18.6 14.9- 23.1 371 81.4 76.9- 85.1
  41-44 228 100.0 43 23.1 17.1- 30.4 185 76.9 69.6- 82.9

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.