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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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 16,417 284 1.8 1.5- 2.1 5,701 35.5 34.5-36.6 5,926 36.7 35.7-37.8 4,506 25.9 25.1-26.9
-Davidson County 440 8 0.9 0.4- 1.9 152 35.5 29.7-41.8 158 32.5 27.3-38.2 122 31.1 25.1-37.7
GENDER
Male 180 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 49 26.8 19.2-36.0 72 34.6 26.6-43.5 57 38.2 28.7-48.7
Female 260 6 1.5 0.6- 3.5 103 45.0 37.3-53.0 86 30.3 24.1-37.3 65 23.2 17.8-29.7
RACE
White 381 8 1.2 0.5- 2.4 133 34.5 28.8-40.7 139 34.1 28.6-40.0 101 30.3 24.4-36.9
Other 57 0 0.0 . - . 18 38.8 22.3-58.4 18 26.1 14.3-42.8 21 35.0 18.9-55.5
AGE
18-44 170 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6 63 39.1 30.1-49.0 58 27.7 20.6-36.1 46 32.4 23.3-42.9
45+ 270 5 1.1 0.4- 2.7 89 30.6 24.9-37.1 100 39.0 32.5-45.8 76 29.3 23.5-36.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 274 5 0.8 0.3- 2.1 100 37.6 29.9-46.0 94 28.0 21.9-34.9 75 33.6 25.6-42.7
Some College + 166 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7 52 31.4 23.8-40.2 64 41.3 32.7-50.4 47 26.2 19.5-34.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 267 7 1.4 0.6- 3.2 87 32.4 25.2-40.6 94 30.3 23.8-37.6 79 35.9 27.6-45.1
$50,000+ 111 0 0.0 . - . 41 38.6 28.1-50.3 43 39.7 29.5-50.9 27 21.7 14.6-31.0

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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