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   1,110 100.0 48 4.0 2.9- 5.4 1,062 96.0 94.6- 97.1
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 610 100.0 35 5.0 3.4- 7.1 575 95.0 92.9- 96.6
  African American, Non-Hispanic 270 100.0 11 3.6 1.9- 6.7 259 96.4 93.3- 98.1
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 18 100.0 0 0.0 0.0- 15.3 18 100.0 84.7-100.0
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 47 100.0 0 0.0 0.0- 6.2 47 100.0 93.8-100.0
  Latino/Hispanic 165 100.0 2 1.4 0.4- 5.6 163 98.6 94.4- 99.6
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 43 100.0 1 2.3 0.3- 14.7 42 97.7 85.3- 99.7
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 74 100.0 0 0.0 0.0- 4.0 74 100.0 96.0-100.0
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 261 100.0 8 2.6 1.2- 5.4 253 97.4 94.6- 98.8
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 319 100.0 12 4.3 2.4- 7.7 307 95.7 92.3- 97.6
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 423 100.0 29 6.8 4.7- 9.9 394 93.2 90.1- 95.3
Age                  
  18-24 216 100.0 12 4.7 2.6- 8.4 204 95.3 91.6- 97.4
  25-30 252 100.0 18 6.6 3.9- 10.9 234 93.4 89.1- 96.1
  31-40 432 100.0 15 3.0 1.8- 4.9 417 97.0 95.1- 98.2
  41-44 222 100.0 5 2.2 0.9- 5.2 217 97.8 94.8- 99.1

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.