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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Body Mass Index Grouping-Underweight, Recommended Range, Overweight and Obese*

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  Total
Respond.^
Underweight Recommended Range Overweight Obese
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,228 243 1.4 1.2- 1.6 5,108 35.5 34.5-36.5 5,194 37.9 36.9-39.0 3,683 25.2 24.3-26.1
-Pitt County 355 5 1.8 0.7- 4.8 119 31.8 26.6-37.6 133 40.1 34.3-46.1 98 26.3 21.6-31.6
GENDER
Male 147 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5 35 25.5 18.3-34.2 71 48.5 39.7-57.4 40 25.0 18.4-33.1
Female 208 4 2.8 0.9- 8.5 84 39.4 32.4-46.9 62 30.1 23.6-37.4 58 27.8 21.6-35.0
RACE
White 239 5 2.8 1.0- 7.5 93 36.6 30.2-43.5 90 38.1 31.5-45.1 51 22.5 17.1-28.9
Other 115 0 0.0 . - . 26 24.0 15.7-34.8 42 43.1 32.7-54.0 47 32.9 24.3-42.9
AGE
18-44 179 4 2.8 0.9- 8.4 65 32.6 25.4-40.7 61 39.4 31.4-48.0 49 25.2 18.9-32.8
45+ 176 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 54 30.9 23.6-39.2 72 40.9 33.0-49.4 49 27.6 20.9-35.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 0 0.0 . - . 39 30.0 21.7-40.0 47 39.1 29.9-49.2 48 30.8 23.0-39.9
Some College + 221 5 3.1 1.1- 8.2 80 33.2 26.8-40.2 86 40.8 33.7-48.2 50 22.9 17.4-29.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 190 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 56 28.8 21.8-36.9 67 39.1 31.1-47.6 66 31.9 25.0-39.8
$50,000+ 107 2 3.8 1.0-14.1 34 28.6 20.5-38.3 51 48.0 38.0-58.2 20 19.6 12.6-29.0

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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. Underweight=BMI less than 18.5, Recommended Range=BMI 18.5 to 24.9, Overweight= BMI 25.0 to 29.9 and Obese= BMI greater than 30.0

^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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