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   1,106 100.0 159 14.2 12.0- 16.7 947 85.8 83.3- 88.0
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 603 100.0 103 16.2 13.2- 19.7 500 83.8 80.3- 86.8
  African American, Non-Hispanic 260 100.0 30 12.0 8.1- 17.4 230 88.0 82.6- 91.9
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 14 100.0 3 18.6 4.2- 54.2 11 81.4 45.8- 95.8
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 62 100.0 10 14.5 7.6- 25.9 52 85.5 74.1- 92.4
  Latino/Hispanic 167 100.0 13 8.1 4.5- 14.0 154 91.9 86.0- 95.5
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 29 100.0 1 8.9 1.3- 42.1 28 91.1 57.9- 98.7
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 62 100.0 3 4.1 1.3- 12.3 59 95.9 87.7- 98.7
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 250 100.0 26 10.4 6.9- 15.5 224 89.6 84.5- 93.1
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 345 100.0 55 16.2 12.3- 21.1 290 83.8 78.9- 87.7
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 427 100.0 75 18.3 14.6- 22.7 352 81.7 77.3- 85.4
Age                  
  18-24 207 100.0 42 19.6 14.3- 26.2 165 80.4 73.8- 85.7
  25-30 241 100.0 46 18.4 13.6- 24.3 195 81.6 75.7- 86.4
  31-40 478 100.0 58 11.0 8.3- 14.3 420 89.0 85.7- 91.7
  41-44 187 100.0 14 7.0 4.1- 11.8 173 93.0 88.2- 95.9

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.