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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

Weight Control

Are you eating either fewer calories or less fat to lose weight or keep from gaining weight?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Fewer calories Less fat Fewer cals & less fat No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,134 607 11.1 10.0-12.5 951 19.7 18.0-21.4 2,321 44.6 42.4-46.7 1,255 24.6 22.8-26.6
Pitt County 323 44 12.8 9.1-17.6 55 18.2 13.2-24.4 140 37.7 31.5-44.4 84 31.4 24.4-39.3
GENDER
Male 113 18 14.6 8.8-23.4 17 15.2 9.1-24.3 40 32.4 23.8-42.4 38 37.8 28.0-48.6
Female 210 26 11.2 7.3-17.0 38 20.6 13.7-29.8 100 42.0 33.3-51.3 46 26.1 16.8-38.3
RACE
White 231 32 13.1 8.9-19.0 33 15.5 10.1-23.0 106 39.6 32.0-47.8 60 31.8 23.3-41.8
Other 91 12 12.0 6.1-22.3 22 24.8 15.5-37.2 33 32.7 22.5-44.9 24 30.5 20.0-43.5
AGE
18-44 172 22 13.0 8.1-20.1 29 14.7 9.9-21.4 73 37.2 29.4-45.8 48 35.1 26.8-44.4
45+ 150 22 12.6 7.7-19.7 26 22.4 13.9-34.0 66 38.1 28.4-48.8 36 26.9 16.1-41.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 18 16.3 9.7-26.1 16 16.4 9.4-27.0 42 32.8 23.6-43.5 34 34.5 24.2-46.5
Some College + 211 26 10.8 7.0-16.5 39 19.3 13.1-27.6 97 40.6 32.4-49.3 49 29.3 20.4-40.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 166 23 11.3 7.1-17.4 33 22.3 14.7-32.5 64 34.9 26.9-44.0 46 31.4 23.1-41.2
$50,000+ 87 13 14.5 7.8-25.5 12 14.0 7.5-24.5 43 39.8 27.3-53.8 19 31.7 17.2-50.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 315 38 10.4 7.2-14.7 54 18.2 13.4-24.1 141 43.3 36.9-49.9 82 28.2 22.5-34.7
Forsyth 368 46 11.3 8.3-15.2 75 18.8 14.9-23.5 173 48.1 42.2-54.0 74 21.9 17.2-27.4
Guilford 324 27 12.1 7.3-19.4 50 14.4 10.5-19.5 159 48.3 41.6-55.0 88 25.3 20.1-31.2
Henderson/Transylvania 350 34 8.9 6.2-12.7 70 18.2 14.0-23.3 164 47.6 41.5-53.7 82 25.3 20.3-31.2
Mecklenburg 358 36 9.7 6.6-14.0 71 20.3 15.5-26.0 167 41.9 35.8-48.3 84 28.1 22.0-35.1
Orange 359 43 10.4 7.4-14.6 60 15.6 11.2-21.4 144 42.0 33.6-50.9 112 31.9 25.5-39.1
Randolph 307 35 11.0 7.6-15.6 48 15.8 11.5-21.2 146 48.6 41.9-55.2 78 24.7 19.6-30.6
Robeson 314 49 15.9 11.7-21.4 54 19.2 14.0-25.6 136 39.3 33.0-46.0 75 25.6 19.9-32.2
Wake 350 48 12.8 9.5-17.1 68 23.1 17.9-29.3 164 44.9 39.0-50.9 70 19.2 14.8-24.5
Western NC 474 50 11.0 8.1-14.8 81 16.7 13.3-20.8 220 45.1 40.0-50.3 123 27.2 22.6-32.2
Piedmont NC 667 88 12.1 9.5-15.2 133 20.3 16.7-24.5 298 46.4 41.5-51.4 148 21.2 17.6-25.3
Eastern NC 625 69 9.9 7.5-12.8 132 20.4 16.9-24.3 269 42.9 38.2-47.6 155 26.9 22.7-31.6

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*Meets recommendation = Moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
Some Physical Activity = Do some physical activity , but do not meet recommendations ABOVE.
Physically Inactive = Respondents reporting no physical activity.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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