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Are you now trying to maintain your current weight, that is to keep from gaining weight?*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1870 1214  64.8  (62.2-67.3) 656  35.2  (32.7-37.8)
GENDER      
Male  818  500  61.6  (57.7-65.3) 318  38.4  (34.7-42.3)
Female 1052  714  68.6  (65.4-71.7) 338  31.4  (28.3-34.6)
RACE      
White 1441  947  65.0  (62.1-67.8) 494  35.0  (32.2-37.9)
African American  367  230  64.5  (58.4-70.2) 137  35.5  (29.8-41.6)
AGE      
18-24  167  103  61.7  (52.5-70.1)  64  38.3  (29.9-47.5)
25-34  323  197  61.8  (55.8-67.4) 126  38.2  (32.6-44.2)
35-44  359  247  67.2  (61.3-72.6) 112  32.8  (27.4-38.7)
45-54  319  233  71.8  (65.9-77.0)  86  28.2  (23.0-34.1)
55-64  242  162  67.1  (60.3-73.2)  80  32.9  (26.8-39.7)
65+  447  265  60.4  (55.4-65.2) 182  39.6  (34.8-44.6)
EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S.  373  208  57.1  (50.8-63.3) 165  42.9  (36.7-49.2)
H.S. or G.E.D.  582  371  62.7  (58.1-67.1) 211  37.3  (32.9-41.9)
Some Post-H.S.  446  299  66.6  (61.3-71.4) 147  33.4  (28.6-38.7)
College Graduate  465  335  72.1  (67.2-76.5) 130  27.9  (23.5-32.8)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  237  139  60.3  (52.9-67.3)  98  39.7  (32.7-47.1)
$15,000- 24,999  350  227  66.0  (59.9-71.7) 123  34.0  (28.3-40.1)
$25,000- 34,999  277  178  63.1  (56.1-69.5)  99  36.9  (30.5-43.9)
$35,000- 49,999  253  162  61.5  (54.5-68.0)  91  38.5  (32.0-45.5)
$50,000+  441  317  71.1  (65.9-75.9) 124  28.9  (24.1-34.1)

*This question is asked only if the respondent reported not trying to lose weight.
#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.