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   1,167 100.0 1,002 86.7 84.4- 88.8 165 13.3 11.2- 15.6
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 625 100.0 554 89.1 86.0- 91.6 71 10.9 8.4- 14.0
  African American, Non-Hispanic 279 100.0 242 88.7 84.0- 92.2 37 11.3 7.8- 16.0
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 15 100.0 12 80.2 50.4- 94.2 3 19.8 5.8- 49.6
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 63 100.0 57 90.3 77.7- 96.1 6 9.7 3.9- 22.3
  Latino/Hispanic 185 100.0 137 72.8 64.8- 79.6 48 27.2 20.4- 35.2
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 37 100.0 21 62.1 44.2- 77.2 16 37.9 22.8- 55.8
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 68 100.0 44 72.8 60.1- 82.6 24 27.2 17.4- 39.9
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 270 100.0 223 85.6 80.3- 89.6 47 14.4 10.4- 19.7
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 362 100.0 305 86.8 82.6- 90.1 57 13.2 9.9- 17.4
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 438 100.0 414 94.9 92.3- 96.7 24 5.1 3.3- 7.7
Age                  
  18-24 222 100.0 203 91.8 86.9- 95.0 19 8.2 5.0- 13.1
  25-30 252 100.0 226 89.2 83.8- 92.9 26 10.8 7.1- 16.2
  31-40 504 100.0 419 83.2 79.2- 86.6 85 16.8 13.4- 20.8
  41-44 198 100.0 160 82.4 75.5- 87.6 38 17.6 12.4- 24.5

Source: 2015 North Carolina BRFSS
PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.