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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-Males

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 6,019 94 1.5 1.2- 1.9 1,903 32.7 31.2-34.2 2,214 35.8 34.3-37.2 1,808 30.1 28.7-31.5
-MALES 2,709 30 1.3 0.8- 1.9 703 28.0 26.0-30.2 1,201 41.8 39.6-44.0 775 28.9 26.9-31.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,873 18 1.1 0.6- 1.8 485 27.5 25.1-30.1 844 42.4 39.7-45.1 526 29.0 26.5-31.6
Non-Hispanic Black 456 *** *** *** 114 29.0 24.0-34.6 181 37.5 32.4-42.9 155 31.9 27.1-37.2
Other 345 *** *** *** 98 29.8 24.3-36.1 158 44.8 38.6-51.2 84 23.5 18.1-29.9
AGE
18-34 561 17 3.0 1.7- 5.1 225 41.8 37.2-46.6 206 32.9 28.8-37.3 113 22.3 18.3-26.8
35-44 386 *** *** *** 89 22.5 18.1-27.6 183 47.4 41.7-53.2 112 29.8 24.6-35.5
45-54 489 *** *** *** 97 20.1 16.2-24.5 221 44.2 39.2-49.3 170 35.6 30.9-40.6
55-64 575 *** *** *** 111 19.5 15.9-23.6 261 45.1 40.4-49.9 199 34.7 30.2-39.5
65-74 434 *** *** *** 97 20.5 16.4-25.2 209 47.5 41.9-53.3 124 31.1 25.8-37.0
75+ 251 *** *** *** 80 33.4 26.4-41.2 114 42.9 35.7-50.4 55 22.8 17.1-29.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 296 *** *** *** 76 28.0 21.9-34.9 118 38.5 32.3-45.1 97 32.4 26.4-39.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 785 *** *** *** 196 28.1 24.4-32.1 326 37.9 34.0-41.9 253 32.4 28.6-36.4
Some Post-H.S. 691 *** *** *** 174 27.7 23.9-31.9 304 42.2 38.0-46.5 207 28.9 25.0-33.1
College Graduate 925 *** *** *** 253 27.9 24.7-31.3 449 48.3 44.7-51.9 215 22.9 19.9-26.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 203 *** *** *** 56 27.8 20.5-36.4 85 45.7 37.4-54.2 59 25.4 19.1-32.9
$15,000- 24,999 439 *** *** *** 125 31.2 26.1-36.8 169 36.2 31.1-41.6 137 31.0 26.0-36.5
$25,000- 34,999 248 *** *** *** 62 27.4 21.0-34.8 100 36.3 29.3-43.8 85 35.7 28.2-44.0
$35,000- 49,999 334 *** *** *** 88 25.5 20.2-31.6 152 43.4 37.1-49.9 92 30.5 24.6-37.2
$50,000- 74,999 398 *** *** *** 95 27.1 21.7-33.3 198 46.4 40.5-52.4 101 25.2 20.3-30.9
$75,000+ 693 *** *** *** 151 23.2 19.7-27.2 337 46.4 42.1-50.7 199 29.1 25.3-33.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 675 *** *** *** 159 24.1 20.3-28.5 248 36.6 32.3-41.1 261 38.1 33.7-42.7
No 2,012 23 1.3 0.8- 2.2 536 29.0 26.6-31.5 947 43.5 40.9-46.1 506 26.2 23.9-28.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 745 *** *** *** 178 24.5 20.9-28.4 352 46.6 42.3-50.9 209 28.3 24.6-32.4
Non-Veteran 1,958 23 1.5 0.9- 2.3 524 29.2 26.7-31.7 847 40.3 37.8-42.9 564 29.1 26.7-31.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 786 12 2.1 1.1- 4.0 222 30.7 26.9-34.7 382 46.0 42.1-50.1 170 21.2 18.0-24.7
Regional City or Suburban 621 *** *** *** 170 29.5 25.4-33.9 264 38.7 34.4-43.2 178 30.4 26.2-35.0
Rural 1,302 *** *** *** 311 25.2 22.2-28.4 555 40.2 37.0-43.6 427 34.0 30.8-37.4

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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=BMI 25.0 to 29.9 and Obese=BMI 30 or greater.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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