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   1,129 100.0 189 17.9 15.3- 20.9 940 82.1 79.1- 84.7
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 607 100.0 125 23.3 19.4- 27.8 482 76.7 72.2- 80.6
  African American, Non-Hispanic 266 100.0 43 13.8 9.8- 19.0 223 86.2 81.0- 90.2
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 14 100.0 6 37.9 14.3- 69.2 8 62.1 30.8- 85.7
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 62 100.0 7 6.7 3.0- 14.2 55 93.3 85.8- 97.0
  Latino/Hispanic 180 100.0 8 3.1 1.5- 6.4 172 96.9 93.6- 98.5
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 35 100.0 1 7.6 1.1- 37.8 34 92.4 62.2- 98.9
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 66 100.0 17 33.8 20.7- 50.0 49 66.2 50.0- 79.3
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 259 100.0 62 23.2 17.9- 29.5 197 76.8 70.5- 82.1
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 349 100.0 79 20.3 16.1- 25.3 270 79.7 74.7- 83.9
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 427 100.0 30 6.4 4.3- 9.3 397 93.6 90.7- 95.7
Age                  
  18-24 214 100.0 35 18.0 12.6- 25.1 179 82.0 74.9- 87.4
  25-30 242 100.0 45 21.9 16.2- 28.7 197 78.1 71.3- 83.8
  31-40 491 100.0 85 17.7 14.1- 22.0 406 82.3 78.0- 85.9
  41-44 190 100.0 24 12.1 6.9- 20.5 166 87.9 79.5- 93.1

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.