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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 995 11 1.3 0.6- 2.5 331 34.5 31.2-37.9 353 33.6 30.4-36.9 300 30.7 27.5-34.0
GENDER
Male 503 *** *** *** 137 27.6 23.5-32.2 223 43.1 38.3-48.0 140 28.0 23.9-32.7
Female 492 *** *** *** 194 41.5 36.6-46.5 130 23.9 20.2-28.2 160 33.3 28.8-38.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 649 *** *** *** 229 36.8 32.7-41.1 229 32.5 28.7-36.6 183 29.5 25.7-33.6
Non-Hispanic Black 178 *** *** *** 40 22.7 16.6-30.1 68 38.1 30.6-46.2 67 36.9 29.5-44.9
Other 156 *** *** *** 59 40.3 31.7-49.6 49 30.5 23.0-39.2 48 29.2 21.9-37.7
AGE
18-44 404 *** *** *** 147 39.2 34.0-44.7 139 31.8 27.1-36.9 113 27.1 22.6-32.2
45-64 339 *** *** *** 100 28.7 23.7-34.2 115 33.9 28.7-39.6 122 36.9 31.5-42.7
65+ 244 *** *** *** 82 33.9 27.4-41.0 94 36.7 30.2-43.7 64 28.2 22.1-35.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 346 *** *** *** 97 27.3 22.4-32.9 119 32.8 27.6-38.5 126 38.4 32.8-44.3
Some College + 647 *** *** *** 232 38.5 34.4-42.9 234 34.3 30.4-38.4 174 26.0 22.5-29.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 416 *** *** *** 134 32.2 27.4-37.5 137 30.7 26.1-35.8 139 35.4 30.3-40.8
$50,000+ 432 *** *** *** 135 32.3 27.6-37.3 161 36.5 31.7-41.5 133 30.5 26.0-35.4

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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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