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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-Males

Adults who have a body mass index greater than 25.00 (Overweight or Obese)*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,019 1,997 34.2 32.7-35.7 4,022 65.8 64.3-67.3
-MALES 2,709 733 29.3 27.2-31.5 1,976 70.7 68.5-72.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,873 503 28.6 26.1-31.2 1,370 71.4 68.8-73.9
Non-Hispanic Black 456 120 30.6 25.5-36.2 336 69.4 63.8-74.5
Other 345 103 31.7 26.0-38.0 242 68.3 62.0-74.0
AGE
18-34 561 242 44.8 40.1-49.6 319 55.2 50.4-59.9
35-44 386 91 22.9 18.4-28.0 295 77.1 72.0-81.6
45-54 489 98 20.2 16.4-24.7 391 79.8 75.3-83.6
55-64 575 115 20.2 16.6-24.4 460 79.8 75.6-83.4
65-74 434 101 21.3 17.2-26.1 333 78.7 73.9-82.8
75+ 251 82 34.3 27.3-42.1 169 65.7 57.9-72.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 296 81 29.1 23.0-36.0 215 70.9 64.0-77.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 785 206 29.7 26.0-33.8 579 70.3 66.2-74.0
Some Post-H.S. 691 180 28.9 25.1-33.2 511 71.1 66.8-74.9
College Graduate 925 261 28.9 25.6-32.3 664 71.1 67.7-74.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 203 59 28.9 21.6-37.6 144 71.1 62.4-78.4
$15,000- 24,999 439 133 32.8 27.6-38.4 306 67.2 61.6-72.4
$25,000- 34,999 248 63 28.0 21.5-35.5 185 72.0 64.5-78.5
$35,000- 49,999 334 90 26.0 20.7-32.1 244 74.0 67.9-79.3
$50,000- 74,999 398 99 28.4 22.9-34.6 299 71.6 65.4-77.1
$75,000+ 693 157 24.5 20.9-28.5 536 75.5 71.5-79.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 675 166 25.3 21.4-29.7 509 74.7 70.3-78.6
No 2,012 559 30.3 27.8-32.8 1,453 69.7 67.2-72.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 745 184 25.1 21.5-29.0 561 74.9 71.0-78.5
Non-Veteran 1,958 547 30.6 28.1-33.2 1,411 69.4 66.8-71.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 786 234 32.8 28.9-36.9 552 67.2 63.1-71.1
Regional City or Suburban 621 179 30.8 26.7-35.3 442 69.2 64.7-73.3
Rural 1,302 320 25.8 22.8-29.0 982 74.2 71.0-77.2

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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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