Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2008 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 1494 57.4 54.7 60.2
F2 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who are overweight or obese based on body mass index (BMI) No 1039 42.6 39.8 45.3
F2 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who are overweight or obese based on body mass index (BMI) Total 2533 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 904 53.5 50.1 57.0
White, Non-Hispanic No 778 46.5 43.0 49.9
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1682 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 379 71.4 65.7 77.2
African American, Non-Hispanic No 118 28.6 22.8 34.3
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 497 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 44 59.5 45.0 74.0
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 23 40.5 26.0 55.0
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 67 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 31 50.2 32.1 68.4
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 41 49.8 31.6 67.9
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 72 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 127 58.5 48.7 68.3
Latino/Hispanic No 75 41.5 31.7 51.3
Latino/Hispanic Total 202 100.0 . .



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 42 67.1 53.9 80.3
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 22 32.9 19.7 46.1
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 64 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 108 72.3 62.9 81.6
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 45 27.7 18.4 37.1
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 153 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 393 66.3 60.4 72.2
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 190 33.7 27.8 39.6
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 583 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 474 57.8 52.7 62.8
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 288 42.2 37.2 47.3
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 762 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 477 46.6 42.3 50.8
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 493 53.4 49.2 57.7
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 970 100.0 . .



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 127 51.7 43.6 59.8
18-24 No 127 48.3 40.2 56.4
18-24 Total 254 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 255 55.8 49.9 61.7
25-30 No 204 44.2 38.3 50.1
25-30 Total 459 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 757 59.5 56.0 62.9
31-40 No 485 40.5 37.1 44.0
31-40 Total 1242 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 355 62.9 58.0 67.7
41-44 No 223 37.1 32.3 42.0
41-44 Total 578 100.0 . .