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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Piedmont 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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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%)
North Carolina 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
-Piedmont NC 280 11 2.3 1.1- 4.8 5 1.9 0.7- 5.1 9 3.4 1.2- 9.1 58 20.8 14.8-28.4 197 71.6 63.5-78.5
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Male 57 1 1.7 0.2-11.5 2 3.0 0.7-11.4 2 1.5 0.3- 6.4 11 20.1 9.5-37.6 41 73.7 56.6-85.8

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Piedmont North Carolina**. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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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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