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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 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 9 458 *** *** *** 113 26.9 21.6-33.0 180 36.4 31.1-42.1 159 34.7 29.3-40.5
GENDER
Male 205 *** *** *** 39 19.0 12.7-27.5 96 42.7 34.6-51.2 68 36.2 28.4-44.8
Female 253 *** *** *** 74 35.9 28.1-44.6 84 29.3 23.2-36.3 91 33.0 26.1-40.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 290 *** *** *** 80 29.6 23.1-37.2 118 38.1 31.5-45.3 88 30.9 24.6-38.0
Non-Hispanic Black 132 *** *** *** 24 20.6 12.3-32.4 47 34.2 25.1-44.8 *** *** ***
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** 35 28.0 19.6-38.3 *** *** ***
45-64 187 *** *** *** 40 22.2 15.7-30.4 75 41.4 33.1-50.3 71 36.1 28.2-44.9
65+ 154 *** *** *** 41 25.2 18.4-33.4 70 44.9 36.0-54.2 40 27.6 20.0-36.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 188 *** *** *** 41 22.6 15.4-32.1 75 35.1 27.2-44.0 69 38.8 30.2-48.2
Some College + 269 *** *** *** 72 30.6 23.5-38.7 105 37.6 30.7-45.0 89 31.0 24.7-38.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 218 *** *** *** 49 23.4 16.6-32.1 88 38.9 31.1-47.4 78 35.0 27.3-43.6
$50,000+ 159 *** *** *** 35 27.2 18.6-37.8 65 35.3 27.0-44.7 59 37.5 28.7-47.3

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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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