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2011 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Weight/Height

BMI-for-Age Weight Status Categories1

Children ages 10 through 17

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  Total
Respond2
Underweight Recommended Range Overweight Obese
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 713 32 5.8 3.4- 9.6 459 63.1 56.8-69.0 118 17.9 13.4-23.4 104 13.2 9.5-18.1
GENDER
Male 379 16 6.4 3.0-13.3 235 60.1 51.2-68.3 64 18.5 12.5-26.5 64 15.0 10.0-21.9
Female 334 16 5.0 2.6- 9.5 224 66.4 57.1-74.5 54 17.2 11.2-25.7 40 11.4 6.5-19.2
RACE
White 507 21 5.9 2.9-11.4 347 68.7 61.5-75.2 76 15.5 10.9-21.6 63 9.9 6.5-14.6
Other 202 11 5.6 2.5-12.1 *** *** *** 42 21.6 13.5-32.6 41 18.5 11.3-28.9
AGE GROUPS
10 through 13 318 16 7.9 4.1-14.4 177 55.6 46.3-64.6 70 19.8 13.9-27.5 55 16.7 10.7-25.1
14 through 17 395 16 3.7 1.5- 8.9 282 70.5 61.6-78.0 48 15.9 9.9-24.7 49 9.9 6.2-15.5
GRADE
4th-5th 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
6th-8th 249 13 7.6 3.6-15.2 144 56.2 46.1-65.9 55 19.3 13.1-27.4 37 16.9 10.3-26.5
9th-12th3 380 13 3.4 1.2- 9.1 274 70.6 61.4-78.4 48 17.4 11.0-26.5 45 8.7 5.1-14.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.

Some sub-group estimates have been suppressed because they did not meet statistical reliability standards; see N.C. CHAMP Technical Notes for more details

1Includes only children ages 10 and older.
BMI categories: <5% = Underweight, 5-84% = Recommended Range, 85-94% = Overweight, >/=95% = Obese.
The SAS code for calculating BMI categories was obtained from the National Center for Health Statistics' website entitled, "2000 CDC Growth Charts: United States" (www.cdc.gov/growthcharts). The calculations use the 2000 CDC growth charts, by AGE and SEX, as the standard for assessing BMI status. Implausible values of height, weight or BMI were excluded from the results, using World Health Organization fixed exclusion ranges.

For some participants, callbacks were made to obtain more accurate height and weight measurements (see "arrive at child's height/weight" tables). The calculations of BMI-for-Age Categories include the corrected heights & weights obtained from these callbacks for children 10 and older.

2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = numerator, % = 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.

39th-12th grade includes those in college or other post high school education.

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