Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2007 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 1457 53.8 51.1 56.5
F2 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who are overweight or obese based on body mass index (BMI) No 1150 46.2 43.5 48.9
F2 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who are overweight or obese based on body mass index (BMI) Total 2607 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 913 49.0 45.7 52.2
White, Non-Hispanic No 891 51.0 47.8 54.3
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1804 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 375 74.5 69.3 79.8
African American, Non-Hispanic No 116 25.5 20.2 30.7
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 491 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 37 45.0 27.2 62.9
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 28 55.0 37.1 72.8
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 65 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 29 33.0 19.5 46.4
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 36 67.0 53.6 80.5
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 65 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 100 51.4 40.8 62.0
Latino/Hispanic No 78 48.6 38.0 59.2
Latino/Hispanic Total 178 100.0 . .



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 30 44.1 21.7 66.5
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 19 55.9 33.5 78.3
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 49 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 109 60.0 50.4 69.7
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 73 40.0 30.3 49.6
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 182 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 410 58.1 52.8 63.5
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 250 41.9 36.5 47.2
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 660 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 468 58.1 53.2 63.0
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 324 41.9 37.0 46.8
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 792 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 439 45.4 41.2 49.6
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 484 54.6 50.4 58.8
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 923 100.0 . .



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 126 46.9 39.2 54.6
18-24 No 142 53.1 45.4 60.8
18-24 Total 268 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 260 52.6 46.8 58.4
25-30 No 225 47.4 41.6 53.2
25-30 Total 485 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 735 57.8 54.4 61.1
31-40 No 553 42.2 38.9 45.6
31-40 Total 1288 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 336 55.5 50.4 60.7
41-44 No 230 44.5 39.3 49.6
41-44 Total 566 100.0 . .