Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2004 North Carolina BRFSS

Indicator F2 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who are overweight or obese based on body mass index (BMI) Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
F2 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who are overweight or obese based on body mass index (BMI) Yes 1837 51.2 49.2 53.3
F2 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who are overweight or obese based on body mass index (BMI) No 1619 48.8 46.7 50.8
F2 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who are overweight or obese based on body mass index (BMI) Total 3456 100.0 . .



Race-Ethnicity F2 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who are overweight or obese based on body mass index (BMI) Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
White, Non-Hispanic Yes 1094 44.2 41.8 46.6
White, Non-Hispanic No 1274 55.8 53.4 58.2
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2368 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 552 73.7 69.5 77.8
African American, Non-Hispanic No 181 26.3 22.2 30.5
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 733 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 61 71.3 56.7 85.9
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 18 28.7 14.1 43.3
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 79 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 18 29.7 14.8 44.6
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 51 70.3 55.4 85.2
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 69 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 105 52.4 43.5 61.3
Latino/Hispanic No 90 47.6 38.7 56.5
Latino/Hispanic Total 195 100.0 . .



Education F2 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who are overweight or obese based on body mass index (BMI) Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Yes 32 59.4 41.8 77.0
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 18 40.6 23.0 58.2
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 50 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 172 57.6 50.6 64.5
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 107 42.4 35.5 49.4
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 279 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 537 56.8 52.8 60.8
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 374 43.2 39.2 47.2
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 911 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 572 56.7 52.9 60.5
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 427 43.3 39.5 47.1
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 999 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 524 40.9 37.6 44.3
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 692 59.1 55.7 62.4
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1216 100.0 . .



Age F2 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who are overweight or obese based on body mass index (BMI) Frequency Percentage Lower Bound Upper Bound
18-24 Yes 199 39.3 33.9 44.6
18-24 No 270 60.7 55.4 66.1
18-24 Total 469 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 379 46.4 42.0 50.8
25-30 No 359 53.6 49.2 58.0
25-30 Total 738 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 894 55.8 52.8 58.7
31-40 No 697 44.2 41.3 47.2
31-40 Total 1591 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 365 56.1 51.3 60.9
41-44 No 293 43.9 39.1 48.7
41-44 Total 658 100.0 . .