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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne Counties

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Body Mass Index Grouping-Underweight, Recommended Range, Overweight and Obese*

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  Total
Respond.^
Underweight Recommended Range Overweight Obese
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,883 262 2.0 1.7- 2.5 5,052 35.1 33.9-36.2 5,349 36.2 35.1-37.4 4,220 26.6 25.7-27.6
-Dup./Greene/Harn./Jones/Len./Samp./Wayne 442 6 0.8 0.4- 2.0 114 28.1 22.7-34.3 163 39.5 33.5-45.9 159 31.5 26.4-37.1
GENDER
Male 158 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 37 28.8 20.2-39.4 71 45.3 35.5-55.5 49 25.5 18.7-33.8
Female 284 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3 77 27.4 21.5-34.2 92 33.8 27.2-41.2 110 37.5 30.7-44.7
RACE
White 300 5 1.3 0.5- 3.0 81 26.4 20.3-33.6 125 44.7 37.2-52.4 89 27.7 21.8-34.4
Other 139 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 32 30.8 21.1-42.5 36 30.3 21.0-41.6 70 38.8 29.4-49.1
AGE
18-44 145 0 0.0 . - . 47 36.6 27.1-47.2 51 37.4 27.5-48.3 47 26.1 18.7-35.2
45+ 297 6 1.6 0.7- 3.8 67 19.8 15.2-25.4 112 41.7 35.2-48.4 112 36.9 30.7-43.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 217 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8 56 30.4 22.5-39.6 74 38.3 29.7-47.6 84 30.6 23.7-38.4
Some College + 225 3 0.9 0.3- 2.7 58 25.8 18.9-34.3 89 40.8 32.7-49.5 75 32.5 25.2-40.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 255 2 0.4 0.1- 2.1 70 31.3 23.6-40.1 81 34.9 27.3-43.4 102 33.5 26.6-41.0
$50,000+ 113 2 1.3 0.3- 5.0 21 17.7 11.0-27.3 59 55.0 43.4-66.1 31 26.0 17.7-36.6

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*Body mass index is computed as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared:(kg/ m2).
BMI is an intermediate variable used in defining overweight and obesity. Underweight=BMI less than 18.5, Recommended Range=BMI 18.5 to 24.9, Overweight=B MI 25.0 to 29.9 and Obese= BMI greater than 30.0

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.


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