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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

Weight Control

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,587 2,972 43.2 41.3-45.1 3,615 56.8 54.9-58.7
Wake County 423 208 49.1 43.3-54.9 215 50.9 45.1-56.7
GENDER
Male 181 84 46.2 37.8-54.9 97 53.8 45.1-62.2
Female 242 124 52.3 44.9-59.5 118 47.7 40.5-55.1
RACE
White 308 148 46.7 40.3-53.2 160 53.3 46.8-59.7
Other 113 60 54.9 43.6-65.7 53 45.1 34.3-56.4
AGE
18-44 239 119 48.3 40.5-56.1 120 51.7 43.9-59.5
45+ 180 88 50.7 42.3-59.0 92 49.3 41.0-57.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 107 57 54.1 42.9-65.0 50 45.9 35.0-57.1
Some College + 316 151 47.3 40.6-54.1 165 52.7 45.9-59.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 152 73 49.3 39.6-58.9 79 50.7 41.1-60.4
$50,000+ 176 91 53.3 44.7-61.7 85 46.7 38.3-55.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 409 191 46.0 40.4-51.8 218 54.0 48.2-59.6
Forsyth 461 206 41.4 36.3-46.7 255 58.6 53.3-63.7
Guilford 411 184 43.9 38.1-50.0 227 56.1 50.0-61.9
Henderson/Transylvania 464 208 42.7 37.1-48.6 256 57.3 51.4-62.9
Mecklenburg 437 206 41.5 35.9-47.3 231 58.5 52.7-64.1
Orange 430 193 46.1 38.7-53.6 237 53.9 46.4-61.3
Pitt 411 205 49.2 43.1-55.3 206 50.8 44.7-56.9
Randolph 421 179 40.0 33.7-46.6 242 60.0 53.4-66.3
Robeson 429 181 39.1 33.5-45.0 248 60.9 55.0-66.5
Western NC 645 270 39.7 35.4-44.1 375 60.3 55.9-64.6
Piedmont NC 868 394 44.7 40.5-49.0 474 55.3 51.0-59.5
Eastern NC 778 347 41.3 37.2-45.5 431 58.7 54.5-62.8

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*Meets recommendation = Moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
Some Physical Activity = Do some physical activity , but do not meet recommendations ABOVE.
Physically Inactive = Respondents reporting no physical activity.

#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.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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