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   1,100 100.0 44 4.1 2.9- 5.7 1,056 95.9 94.3- 97.1
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 599 100.0 27 4.5 2.9- 6.8 572 95.5 93.2- 97.1
  African American, Non-Hispanic 259 100.0 10 3.6 1.6- 7.5 249 96.4 92.5- 98.4
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 12 100.0 1 3.5 0.4- 22.5 11 96.5 77.5- 99.6
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 62 100.0 3 3.8 1.2- 11.4 59 96.2 88.6- 98.8
  Latino/Hispanic 168 100.0 3 3.5 1.0- 11.1 165 96.5 88.9- 99.0
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 29 100.0 1 7.0 1.0- 35.8 28 93.0 64.2- 99.0
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 63 100.0 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 62 98.6 90.7- 99.8
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 250 100.0 9 4.0 1.9- 8.4 241 96.0 91.6- 98.1
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 342 100.0 11 3.6 1.8- 6.9 331 96.4 93.1- 98.2
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 423 100.0 22 5.3 3.4- 8.1 401 94.7 91.9- 96.6
Age                  
  18-24 206 100.0 18 8.8 5.3- 14.2 188 91.2 85.8- 94.7
  25-30 237 100.0 8 3.3 1.6- 6.7 229 96.7 93.3- 98.4
  31-40 476 100.0 14 2.0 1.1- 3.7 462 98.0 96.3- 98.9
  41-44 188 100.0 4 1.9 0.7- 5.1 184 98.1 94.9- 99.3

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.