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Oregon PRAMS: 2008 Results
Mother's Body Mass Index (BMI)


Percent

Underweight (BMI < 18.5) 3.9
Normal (18.5 <= BMI < 25.0) 52.1
Overweight (25.0 <= BMI < 30.0) 22.8
Obese (BMI >= 30.0) 21.2
(n = 1,503)

  • All results are weighted.
  • These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from April 2008 through March 2009. Child's dates of birth were from 1/1/2008 through 12/31/2008.
  • The number of respondents (n) is the number of women who chose the responses above.
  • Percents may not add to 100.0 due to rounding.
*2008 Data collected under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol.

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