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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Overweight or Obese*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,228 5,351 36.9 35.9-37.9 8,877 63.1 62.1-64.1
-Catawba County 361 126 34.7 28.9-41.0 235 65.3 59.0-71.1
GENDER
Male 150 38 28.4 20.1-38.6 112 71.6 61.4-79.9
Female 211 88 42.4 35.1-49.9 123 57.6 50.1-64.9
RACE
White 329 116 33.7 27.7-40.2 213 66.3 59.8-72.3
Other 30 9 40.8 22.0-62.7 21 59.2 37.3-78.0
AGE
18-44 144 55 39.8 30.3-50.2 89 60.2 49.8-69.7
45+ 215 69 29.5 23.3-36.6 146 70.5 63.4-76.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 63 35.6 27.2-45.1 128 64.4 54.9-72.8
Some College + 169 63 33.9 26.7-41.8 106 66.1 58.2-73.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 211 73 35.4 27.4-44.3 138 64.6 55.7-72.6
$50,000+ 75 28 34.9 24.4-47.2 47 65.1 52.8-75.6

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*Body mass index is computed as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared:(kg/ m2).
BMI is an intermediate variable used in defining overweight and obesity. No=BMI less than 25.0, and Yes= BMI greater than 25.0.

^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 (MAHEC): 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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