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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Weight Control

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,128 4,498 65.1 63.3-66.8 2,630 34.9 33.2-36.7
-Guilford County 350 239 67.9 61.7-73.6 111 32.1 26.4-38.3
GENDER
Male 119 86 71.0 60.7-79.6 33 29.0 20.4-39.3
Female 231 153 65.4 57.6-72.5 78 34.6 27.5-42.4
RACE
White 257 183 70.9 63.9-77.1 74 29.1 22.9-36.1
Other 93 56 60.1 47.3-71.8 37 39.9 28.2-52.7
AGE
18-44 135 90 66.5 56.1-75.5 45 33.5 24.5-43.9
45+ 211 146 68.7 60.9-75.6 65 31.3 24.4-39.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 108 60 50.6 39.3-61.9 48 49.4 38.1-60.7
Some College + 241 179 77.5 71.2-82.8 62 22.5 17.2-28.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 143 88 56.6 46.5-66.3 55 43.4 33.7-53.5
$50,000+ 122 97 79.9 70.2-87.1 25 20.1 12.9-29.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 333 208 64.6 58.4-70.3 125 35.4 29.7-41.6
Guilford 350 239 67.9 61.7-73.6 111 32.1 26.4-38.3
Mecklenburg 344 248 73.6 67.9-78.6 96 26.4 21.4-32.1
Orange 362 273 71.0 61.1-79.3 89 29.0 20.7-38.9
Wake 366 261 71.0 65.0-76.4 105 29.0 23.6-35.0
Chatham/Lee 294 177 62.4 55.1-69.3 117 37.6 30.7-44.9
Nash/Wilson 278 190 67.5 60.7-73.7 88 32.5 26.3-39.3
Craven/Pamlico 354 232 65.7 59.5-71.3 122 34.3 28.7-40.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 318 184 59.7 52.9-66.2 134 40.3 33.8-47.1
Appalachian/Wilkes 324 203 64.6 57.5-71.0 121 35.4 29.0-42.5
Franklin/Gran./Vance 351 184 56.4 46.9-65.6 167 43.6 34.4-53.1
Graham/Swain/Jackson 320 222 70.0 63.5-75.7 98 30.0 24.3-36.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 360 203 58.7 52.7-64.4 157 41.3 35.6-47.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 309 156 55.1 47.9-62.1 153 44.9 37.9-52.1
Northeast NC I 347 201 58.0 51.7-64.0 146 42.0 36.0-48.3
Northeast NC II 383 234 63.1 57.2-68.7 149 36.9 31.3-42.8
Northeastern Partnership 730 435 61.3 56.9-65.6 295 38.7 34.4-43.1
Mountain AHEC 971 628 64.4 59.7-68.9 343 35.6 31.1-40.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 2,509 1,529 64.5 61.2-67.6 980 35.5 32.4-38.8
Piedmont 3,095 2,000 65.8 63.3-68.2 1,095 34.2 31.8-36.7
Western NC 1,524 969 63.5 59.5-67.3 555 36.5 32.7-40.5

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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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