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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

Risk Factors

Managing current weight: lose, maintain or do neither?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Trying to lose weight Maintain weight Neither
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,567 2,972 43.3 41.4-45.2 2,199 34.4 32.6-36.2 1,396 22.3 20.7-24.0
Pitt County 411 205 49.2 43.1-55.3 120 31.0 25.4-37.2 86 19.8 15.4-25.1
GENDER
Male 157 63 40.6 32.6-49.2 50 32.2 24.0-41.6 44 27.2 19.7-36.3
Female 254 142 57.6 49.0-65.7 70 29.8 22.6-38.1 42 12.6 8.9-17.7
RACE
White 288 147 50.6 42.9-58.2 86 33.1 26.3-40.6 55 16.4 12.1-21.8
Other 122 57 46.1 36.5-56.0 34 26.8 17.8-38.2 31 27.1 17.8-39.0
AGE
18-44 216 100 41.9 34.8-49.4 73 35.7 28.1-44.1 43 22.3 16.0-30.3
45+ 192 104 59.1 49.3-68.2 47 25.2 17.6-34.6 41 15.7 10.9-22.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 71 43.6 34.7-53.1 39 29.6 21.4-39.4 47 26.8 19.7-35.3
Some College + 252 132 52.5 44.2-60.7 81 32.1 25.1-39.9 39 15.4 10.5-22.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 213 97 43.5 35.7-51.7 70 35.7 27.9-44.4 46 20.8 15.3-27.6
$50,000+ 99 62 64.5 51.7-75.5 26 27.2 17.7-39.3 11 8.4 4.3-15.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 406 191 46.4 40.7-52.2 125 30.8 25.7-36.3 90 22.9 18.5-27.9
Forsyth 461 206 41.4 36.3-46.7 164 36.4 31.4-41.8 91 22.2 17.6-27.4
Guilford 410 184 44.0 38.1-50.0 141 32.8 27.6-38.5 85 23.2 18.5-28.8
Henderson/Transylvania 459 208 43.3 37.5-49.2 145 29.1 24.4-34.3 106 27.7 21.7-34.5
Mecklenburg 436 206 41.6 35.9-47.4 153 36.9 31.2-43.0 77 21.6 16.6-27.5
Orange 428 193 46.1 38.7-53.7 167 40.2 33.7-47.1 68 13.7 10.4-17.8
Randolph 419 179 40.4 34.1-47.1 132 29.1 24.2-34.5 108 30.5 23.7-38.3
Robeson 428 181 39.2 33.6-45.1 136 33.8 27.9-40.3 111 27.0 21.9-32.7
Wake 422 208 49.2 43.4-55.0 144 32.6 27.6-38.0 70 18.3 14.0-23.5
Western NC 643 270 39.8 35.5-44.2 214 33.3 29.1-37.7 159 27.0 22.9-31.5
Piedmont NC 866 394 44.9 40.6-49.2 277 31.2 27.5-35.2 195 23.9 20.4-27.8
Eastern NC 778 347 41.3 37.2-45.5 281 39.0 34.8-43.3 150 19.8 16.5-23.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the two worksite questions from Tobacco Indicator Module.

#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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