Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
G1 Percentage who report that their mental health was not good for at least 14 out of the past 30 days

  Total Yes No
  N % N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total   1,171 100.0 141 13.5 11.4- 16.0 1,030 86.5 84.0- 88.6
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 631 100.0 89 16.3 13.2- 20.0 542 83.7 80.0- 86.8
  African American, Non-Hispanic 291 100.0 28 10.0 6.7- 14.6 263 90.0 85.4- 93.3
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 20 100.0 3 14.9 4.5- 39.1 17 85.1 60.9- 95.5
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 49 100.0 4 4.9 1.6- 14.2 45 95.1 85.8- 98.4
  Latino/Hispanic 180 100.0 17 10.0 6.2- 15.7 163 90.0 84.3- 93.8
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 48 100.0 9 19.3 10.0- 34.0 39 80.7 66.0- 90.0
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 79 100.0 16 23.0 14.3- 34.9 63 77.0 65.1- 85.7
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 274 100.0 37 13.3 9.4- 18.4 237 86.7 81.6- 90.6
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 340 100.0 48 14.7 11.0- 19.4 292 85.3 80.6- 89.0
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 436 100.0 33 8.2 5.7- 11.6 403 91.8 88.4- 94.3
Age                  
  18-24 232 100.0 32 14.3 10.0- 20.1 200 85.7 79.9- 90.0
  25-30 261 100.0 32 12.7 8.9- 17.8 229 87.3 82.2- 91.1
  31-40 456 100.0 48 11.6 8.6- 15.5 408 88.4 84.5- 91.4
  41-44 235 100.0 31 16.9 11.8- 23.8 204 83.1 76.2- 88.2

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.