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Relevant Population Characteristics for Obesity in Pregnancy

Relevant Population Characteristics

Higher rates of obesity are found among women who are: * older than 30 years of age * of lower education levels * of Hispanic ethnicity * of Pacific Islander, Black, or American Indian/Native Alaskan race * grand multiparous * living below 100% of the federal poverty level * uninsured prior to pregnancy * enrolled in Medicaid prior to pregnancy

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Content updated: Fri, 26 May 2017 10:19:47 MDT