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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Weight Control

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Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,679 3,380 59.1 57.0-61.1 2,299 40.9 38.9-43.0
-Guilford County 255 160 59.9 52.3-67.1 95 40.1 32.9-47.7
GENDER
Male 107 62 56.7 45.1-67.6 45 43.3 32.4-54.9
Female 148 98 63.4 53.8-72.0 50 36.6 28.0-46.2
RACE
White 164 109 63.3 53.9-71.9 55 36.7 28.1-46.1
Other 90 51 55.5 42.6-67.6 39 44.5 32.4-57.4
AGE
18-44 108 66 55.8 44.2-66.8 42 44.2 33.2-55.8
45+ 145 92 63.7 54.5-72.0 53 36.3 28.0-45.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 97 54 54.5 42.8-65.9 43 45.5 34.1-57.2
Some College + 156 105 63.0 52.9-72.1 51 37.0 27.9-47.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 125 74 57.1 45.9-67.6 51 42.9 32.4-54.1
$50,000+ 65 45 65.5 51.8-77.0 20 34.5 23.0-48.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 284 164 56.3 49.3-63.1 120 43.7 36.9-50.7
Guilford 255 160 59.9 52.3-67.1 95 40.1 32.9-47.7
Mecklenburg 250 149 51.2 43.1-59.3 101 48.8 40.7-56.9
Orange 276 187 69.6 61.5-76.7 89 30.4 23.3-38.5
Wake 264 177 63.2 55.7-70.1 87 36.8 29.9-44.3
Chatham/Lee 254 148 57.3 49.6-64.7 106 42.7 35.3-50.4
Nash/Wilson 228 126 55.8 48.2-63.1 102 44.2 36.9-51.8
Craven/Pamlico 248 147 62.7 55.5-69.4 101 37.3 30.6-44.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 272 155 57.2 50.3-63.9 117 42.8 36.1-49.7
Appalachian/Wilkes 281 153 53.7 45.5-61.7 128 46.3 38.3-54.5
Franklin/Gran./Vance 296 171 63.2 53.2-72.1 125 36.8 27.9-46.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 254 149 43.3 30.0-57.6 105 56.7 42.4-70.0
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 280 164 58.4 51.4-65.1 116 41.6 34.9-48.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 274 164 58.8 51.1-66.1 110 41.2 33.9-48.9
Northeast NC I 272 159 53.6 44.4-62.5 113 46.4 37.5-55.6
Northeast NC II 303 172 52.4 45.5-59.2 131 47.6 40.8-54.5
Northeastern Partnership 575 331 52.8 47.3-58.2 244 47.2 41.8-52.7
Mountain AHEC 794 461 56.6 51.6-61.6 333 43.4 38.4-48.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,979 1,172 61.4 57.8-64.9 807 38.6 35.1-42.2
Piedmont 2,438 1,492 58.5 55.5-61.4 946 41.5 38.6-44.5
Western NC 1,262 716 56.6 52.3-60.9 546 43.4 39.1-47.7

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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