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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Weight Loss Products

If you have taken another over-the-counter weight control product in the past 2 years, what is the name of the second product you took?

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  Total
Respond.^
Meal replacement/ bars Meal replacement/ shakes MetaboLIFE Other products No 2nd products
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 693 20 1.9 1.1- 3.3 16 1.7 0.9- 3.3 15 2.6 1.2- 5.6 131 20.2 16.0-25.2 511 73.6 68.3-78.4
GENDER
Male 132 2 1.2 0.2- 6.4 3 1.9 0.5- 6.6 3 1.0 0.2- 3.7 23 16.4 9.1-27.7 101 79.6 68.2-87.6
Female 561 18 2.1 1.2- 3.8 13 1.6 0.7- 3.5 12 3.2 1.3- 7.4 108 21.6 16.8-27.4 410 71.4 65.3-76.9
RACE
White 519 13 1.6 0.8- 3.4 12 2.1 1.0- 4.2 11 1.5 0.6- 3.5 94 18.4 13.9-24.0 389 76.3 70.5-81.3
African American 128 5 3.0 1.1- 8.5 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7 1 2.2 0.3-14.0 33 32.5 21.1-46.5 87 62.1 48.2-74.2

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

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Asked only of respondents who have taken over-the counter weight loss products (past 2 yrs.)

^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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