Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2005 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 2097 53 51.0 55.1
F2 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who are overweight or obese based on body mass index (BMI) No 1701 47 44.9 49.0
F2 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who are overweight or obese based on body mass index (BMI) Total 3798 100 . .



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 1245 48.6 46.1 51.1
White, Non-Hispanic No 1268 51.4 48.9 53.9
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2513 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 591 69.7 65.7 73.7
African American, Non-Hispanic No 232 30.3 26.3 34.3
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 823 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 60 60.3 45.4 75.2
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 25 39.7 24.8 54.6
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 85 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 27 32.6 20.3 44.9
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 53 67.4 55.1 79.7
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 80 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 165 56.5 48.9 64.1
Latino/Hispanic No 122 43.5 35.9 51.1
Latino/Hispanic Total 287 100.0 . .



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 72 57.8 46.2 69.3
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 45 42.2 30.7 53.8
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 117 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 152 58.8 50.1 67.5
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 90 41.2 32.5 49.9
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 242 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 622 58.3 54.3 62.2
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 408 41.7 37.8 45.7
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 1030 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 645 56.0 52.0 60.0
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 418 44.0 40.0 48.0
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 1063 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 605 44.2 41.0 47.4
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 740 55.8 52.6 59.0
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1345 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 217 44.5 38.9 50.1
18-24 No 256 55.5 49.9 61.1
18-24 Total 473 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 408 53.8 49.6 57.9
25-30 No 368 46.2 42.1 50.4
25-30 Total 776 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 1018 56.4 53.6 59.2
31-40 No 766 43.6 40.8 46.4
31-40 Total 1784 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 454 56.8 52.6 60.9
41-44 No 311 43.2 39.1 47.4
41-44 Total 765 100.0 . .