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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 Demographics

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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 5,984 1,914 33.1 31.7-34.6 4,070 66.9 65.4-68.3
Region 4 995 342 35.8 32.4-39.2 653 64.2 60.8-67.6
GENDER
Male 503 140 28.9 24.6-33.5 363 71.1 66.5-75.4
Female 492 202 42.7 37.9-47.8 290 57.3 52.2-62.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 649 237 38.0 33.9-42.3 412 62.0 57.7-66.1
Non-Hispanic Black 178 43 25.1 18.7-32.8 135 74.9 67.2-81.3
Other 156 59 40.3 31.7-49.6 97 59.7 50.4-68.3
AGE
18-44 404 152 41.1 35.8-46.5 252 58.9 53.5-64.2
45-64 339 102 29.2 24.2-34.7 237 70.8 65.3-75.8
65+ 244 86 35.1 28.6-42.2 158 64.9 57.8-71.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 346 101 28.8 23.7-34.5 245 71.2 65.5-76.3
Some College + 647 239 39.7 35.5-44.0 408 60.3 56.0-64.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 416 140 33.9 28.9-39.2 276 66.1 60.8-71.1
$50,000+ 432 138 33.1 28.3-38.2 294 66.9 61.8-71.7

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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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