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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 10 Demographics

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 5,984 96 1.7 1.4- 2.2 1,818 31.4 30.0-32.9 2,148 35.0 33.6-36.5 1,922 31.8 30.4-33.3
Region 10 571 *** *** *** 164 28.3 24.3-32.8 203 34.9 30.5-39.6 197 34.3 29.9-39.0
GENDER
Male 285 *** *** *** 75 27.6 21.8-34.2 115 39.5 33.0-46.4 90 29.1 23.4-35.5
Female 286 *** *** *** 89 29.1 23.6-35.4 88 30.3 24.6-36.7 107 39.5 33.2-46.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 368 *** *** *** 114 30.0 24.9-35.5 131 34.8 29.4-40.7 120 33.7 28.3-39.5
Non-Hispanic Black 140 *** *** *** 33 24.0 16.6-33.5 45 33.3 25.0-42.8 61 41.6 32.6-51.2
Other 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 191 *** *** *** 63 31.9 25.1-39.6 59 32.6 25.6-40.5 64 31.8 25.0-39.5
45-64 219 *** *** *** 48 19.8 14.8-26.0 82 37.9 30.9-45.5 89 42.2 34.9-49.9
65+ 159 *** *** *** 52 33.0 24.9-42.2 61 35.4 27.5-44.2 44 28.1 20.8-36.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 227 *** *** *** 58 24.5 18.8-31.4 82 36.2 29.6-43.5 82 35.5 28.8-42.9
Some College + 343 *** *** *** 105 31.1 25.7-37.2 121 34.0 28.3-40.2 115 33.5 27.9-39.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 298 *** *** *** 79 25.1 19.9-31.2 105 36.5 30.4-43.2 108 34.4 28.5-40.8
$50,000+ 190 *** *** *** 58 29.0 22.4-36.6 67 34.1 26.8-42.2 64 36.0 28.4-44.4

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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.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 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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