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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

Weight Control

Are you now trying to maintain your current weight, that is to keep from gaining weight?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,608 2,207 60.6 58.1-63.1 1,401 39.4 36.9-41.9
Pitt County 206 120 61.0 52.2-69.1 86 39.0 30.9-47.8
GENDER
Male 94 50 54.2 41.5-66.4 44 45.8 33.6-58.5
Female 112 70 70.2 59.8-78.9 42 29.8 21.1-40.2
RACE
White 141 86 66.8 57.4-75.1 55 33.2 24.9-42.6
Other 65 34 49.7 33.2-66.2 31 50.3 33.8-66.8
AGE
18-44 116 73 61.5 49.7-72.2 43 38.5 27.8-50.3
45+ 88 47 61.6 48.9-72.9 41 38.4 27.1-51.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 86 39 52.5 40.1-64.6 47 47.5 35.4-59.9
Some College + 120 81 67.6 56.2-77.2 39 32.4 22.8-43.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 116 70 63.2 52.5-72.8 46 36.8 27.2-47.5
$50,000+ 37 26 76.4 60.1-87.5 11 23.6 12.5-39.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 215 125 57.4 49.6-64.8 90 42.6 35.2-50.4
Forsyth 256 165 62.2 54.6-69.3 91 37.8 30.7-45.4
Guilford 228 143 59.3 51.4-66.8 85 40.7 33.2-48.6
Henderson/Transylvania 251 145 51.3 42.5-59.9 106 48.7 40.1-57.5
Mecklenburg 230 153 63.1 54.4-71.0 77 36.9 29.0-45.6
Orange 238 170 75.0 68.5-80.6 68 25.0 19.4-31.5
Randolph 240 132 48.8 39.9-57.8 108 51.2 42.2-60.1
Robeson 248 137 55.7 47.5-63.7 111 44.3 36.3-52.5
Wake 214 144 64.0 55.7-71.6 70 36.0 28.4-44.3
Western NC 374 214 55.1 48.9-61.1 160 44.9 38.9-51.1
Piedmont NC 474 277 56.5 50.8-62.0 197 43.5 38.0-49.2
Eastern NC 434 282 66.3 60.6-71.6 152 33.7 28.4-39.4

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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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