Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2006 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 1653 51.7 49.3 54.1
F2 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who are overweight or obese based on body mass index (BMI) No 1367 48.3 45.9 50.7
F2 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who are overweight or obese based on body mass index (BMI) Total 3020 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 982 46.8 43.9 49.8
White, Non-Hispanic No 1019 53.2 50.2 56.1
White, Non-Hispanic Total 2001 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 457 71.2 66.5 75.8
African American, Non-Hispanic No 159 28.8 24.2 33.5
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 616 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 44 57.3 42.4 72.1
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 27 42.7 27.9 57.6
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 71 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 31 32.8 20.0 45.6
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 55 67.2 54.4 80.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 86 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 133 54.6 46.6 62.6
Latino/Hispanic No 100 45.4 37.4 53.4
Latino/Hispanic Total 233 100.0 . .



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 39 64.5 51.4 77.6
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 30 35.5 22.4 48.6
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 69 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 110 52.4 42.7 62.0
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 82 47.6 38.0 57.3
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 192 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 504 58.7 53.8 63.5
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 287 41.3 36.5 46.2
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 791 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 528 53.6 49.1 58.1
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 389 46.4 41.9 50.9
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 917 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 471 43.0 39.4 46.6
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 579 57.0 53.4 60.6
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 1050 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 156 40.7 34.4 47.1
18-24 No 205 59.3 52.9 65.6
18-24 Total 361 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 326 54.5 49.7 59.3
25-30 No 268 45.5 40.7 50.3
25-30 Total 594 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 808 57.0 53.9 60.1
31-40 No 591 43.0 39.9 46.1
31-40 Total 1399 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 363 52.7 48.2 57.3
41-44 No 303 47.3 42.7 51.8
41-44 Total 666 100.0 . .