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2013-2014 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 569 36 6.0 3.6- 9.8 368 67.6 61.9-72.9 88 13.0 9.9-16.9 77 13.4 9.9-17.9
GENDER
Male 286 19 4.6 2.6- 7.8 181 68.2 60.0-75.5 46 12.8 8.7-18.5 40 14.4 9.2-21.8
Female 283 17 7.6 3.6-15.5 187 67.0 58.9-74.2 42 13.1 8.9-19.0 37 12.3 8.5-17.5
RACE
White 365 28 6.0 3.9- 9.2 231 64.8 57.6-71.5 63 16.0 11.6-21.6 43 13.1 8.8-19.3
Other 200 *** *** *** 134 72.0 62.3-80.1 25 8.3 4.9-13.7 33 13.7 8.6-20.9
AGE GROUPS
10 through 13 233 18 7.5 3.5-15.2 138 65.6 56.6-73.6 44 13.5 9.0-19.7 33 13.4 8.9-19.8
14 through 17 336 18 4.7 2.6- 8.4 230 69.4 61.9-76.0 44 12.5 8.6-17.9 44 13.4 8.7-20.1
GRADE
4th-5th 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 10.1 4.9-19.4 *** *** ***
6th-8th 185 12 7.8 3.2-17.8 116 67.1 57.0-75.8 33 15.1 9.7-22.8 24 10.0 6.0-16.2
9th-12th3 308 18 5.2 2.9- 9.2 212 69.6 61.6-76.6 40 11.7 7.8-17.3 38 13.5 8.5-20.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology, results from 2011, 2012 and 2013-2014 are NOT comparable to results from 2010 and earlier.

*** 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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