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   1,107 100.0 139 12.9 10.8- 15.3 968 87.1 84.7- 89.2
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 606 100.0 93 14.9 12.0- 18.3 513 85.1 81.7- 88.0
  African American, Non-Hispanic 271 100.0 33 13.1 9.1- 18.4 238 86.9 81.6- 90.9
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 18 100.0 1 3.0 0.4- 19.2 17 97.0 80.8- 99.6
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 46 100.0 4 8.7 3.1- 22.2 42 91.3 77.8- 96.9
  Latino/Hispanic 166 100.0 8 5.4 2.4- 11.8 158 94.6 88.2- 97.6
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 43 100.0 2 7.8 1.8- 28.1 41 92.2 71.9- 98.2
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 74 100.0 3 4.6 1.4- 13.5 71 95.4 86.5- 98.6
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 261 100.0 35 14.0 9.9- 19.4 226 86.0 80.6- 90.1
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 318 100.0 39 13.6 9.9- 18.4 279 86.4 81.6- 90.1
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 421 100.0 61 14.6 11.3- 18.7 360 85.4 81.3- 88.7
Age                  
  18-24 214 100.0 41 18.0 13.2- 24.0 173 82.0 76.0- 86.8
  25-30 249 100.0 35 13.7 9.6- 19.1 214 86.3 80.9- 90.4
  31-40 434 100.0 46 10.5 7.6- 14.2 388 89.5 85.8- 92.4
  41-44 222 100.0 18 9.0 5.5- 14.3 204 91.0 85.7- 94.5

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.