Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
F2 Percentage who are overweight or obese based on body mass index (BMI)

  Total Yes No
  N % N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total   1,747 100.0 1,009 54.9 51.5- 58.3 738 45.1 41.7- 48.5
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 1,161 100.0 623 51.4 47.1- 55.5 538 48.6 44.5- 52.9
  African American, Non-Hispanic 349 100.0 250 65.4 57.4- 72.6 99 34.6 27.4- 42.6
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 50 100.0 34 59.9 39.6- 77.3 16 40.1 22.7- 60.4
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 59 100.0 24 38.4 22.7- 56.9 35 61.6 43.1- 77.3
  Latino/Hispanic 122 100.0 73 60.6 48.7- 71.4 49 39.4 28.6- 51.3
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 31 100.0 23 71.1 46.1- 87.6 8 28.9 12.4- 53.9
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 87 100.0 51 48.4 32.6- 64.5 36 51.6 35.5- 67.4
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 389 100.0 242 57.1 49.7- 64.2 147 42.9 35.8- 50.3
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 491 100.0 320 60.1 53.3- 66.5 171 39.9 33.5- 46.7
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 749 100.0 373 49.8 44.9- 54.7 376 50.2 45.3- 55.1
Age                  
  18-24 183 100.0 83 43.3 34.1- 53.1 100 56.7 46.9- 65.9
  25-30 283 100.0 150 57.0 49.3- 64.4 133 43.0 35.6- 50.7
  31-40 885 100.0 545 58.4 54.1- 62.5 340 41.6 37.5- 45.9
  41-44 396 100.0 231 60.9 54.6- 66.9 165 39.1 33.1- 45.4

Source: 2010 North Carolina BRFSS