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Location: Rhode Island
Topic: Obesity before pregnancy by maternal age
Format: PRAMS Graph
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Obesity before pregnancy by maternal age: Rhode Island, 2011

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals.
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• In Rhode Island in 2011, 14.7% of mothers under age 20 had a pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) classified as obese, compared to 17.8% of women ages 20-24, 22.7% of women ages 25-34 and 13.8% of women ages 35 and older. 


  • Before pregnancy obesity: mother's pre-pregnancy body mass index classified as obese (BMI greater than 30.0).
  • For more information about the availability of PRAMS data by state and year, refer to the Calculations page.


  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System.
  • Retrieved March 23, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.