Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
Source: 2009 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 1273 58.2 54.6 61.8
F2 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who are overweight or obese based on body mass index (BMI) No 877 41.8 38.2 45.4
F2 Percentage of women aged 18-44 who are overweight or obese based on body mass index (BMI) Total 2150 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 828 52.9 48.5 57.2
White, Non-Hispanic No 683 47.1 42.8 51.5
White, Non-Hispanic Total 1511 100.0 . .
African American, Non-Hispanic Yes 295 73.6 65.1 82.1
African American, Non-Hispanic No 79 26.4 17.9 34.9
African American, Non-Hispanic Total 374 100.0 . .
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Yes 37 67.4 50.7 84.2
American Indian, Non-Hispanic No 14 32.6 15.8 49.3
American Indian, Non-Hispanic Total 51 100.0 . .
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Yes 20 36.9 20.8 52.9
Other Race, Non-Hispanic No 39 63.1 47.1 79.2
Other Race, Non-Hispanic Total 59 100.0 . .
Latino/Hispanic Yes 87 65.1 54.1 76.1
Latino/Hispanic No 57 34.9 23.9 45.9
Latino/Hispanic Total 144 100.0 . .



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 20 41.6 18.6 64.6
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) No 13 58.4 35.4 81.4
No schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) Total 33 100.0 . .
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Yes 79 61.2 46.2 76.3
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) No 38 38.8 23.7 53.8
Grades 9 through 11 (Some high school) Total 117 100.0 . .
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Yes 331 62.4 54.3 70.4
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) No 166 37.6 29.6 45.7
Grade 12 or GED (High school graduate) Total 497 100.0 . .
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Yes 403 65.9 60.0 71.8
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) No 223 34.1 28.2 40.0
College 1 year to 3 years (Some college or technical school) Total 626 100.0 . .
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Yes 438 49.4 44.2 54.6
College 4 years or more (College graduate) No 436 50.6 45.4 55.8
College 4 years or more (College graduate) Total 874 100.0 . .



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 96 52.2 41.3 63.0
18-24 No 93 47.8 37.0 58.7
18-24 Total 189 100.0 . .
25-30 Yes 224 57.7 51.0 64.4
25-30 No 166 42.3 35.6 49.0
25-30 Total 390 100.0 . .
31-40 Yes 662 60.3 56.2 64.5
31-40 No 437 39.7 35.5 43.8
31-40 Total 1099 100.0 . .
41-44 Yes 291 62.8 56.6 68.9
41-44 No 181 37.2 31.1 43.4
41-44 Total 472 100.0 . .