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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 364 4 0.7 0.2- 2.3 118 30.8 25.0-37.2 139 41.4 34.8-48.3 103 27.1 21.6-33.3
GENDER
Male 132 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2 30 22.7 14.6-33.5 62 50.0 39.1-60.9 39 26.5 18.3-36.6
Female 232 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2 88 38.8 31.5-46.6 77 32.8 26.0-40.5 64 27.7 21.0-35.4
RACE
White 305 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 101 31.0 24.7-38.2 120 42.0 34.7-49.7 83 26.8 20.8-33.9
Other 59 3 3.5 0.9-12.3 17 29.8 17.8-45.5 19 38.4 24.8-54.1 20 28.3 17.5-42.3
AGE
18-44 149 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 54 31.3 23.0-41.0 56 43.6 33.8-53.9 38 24.9 17.3-34.4
45+ 215 3 1.5 0.4- 5.4 64 30.1 23.1-38.2 83 38.4 31.0-46.4 65 30.0 23.3-37.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 181 3 0.8 0.2- 2.4 48 27.7 20.0-37.0 71 41.2 31.7-51.4 59 30.3 22.2-39.8
Some College + 183 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 70 33.5 25.4-42.6 68 41.5 32.8-50.9 44 24.3 17.5-32.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 51 25.5 17.9-35.1 78 48.3 38.4-58.4 58 25.7 18.5-34.4
$50,000+ 125 0 0.0 . - . 47 33.7 25.1-43.6 42 32.1 23.7-41.8 36 34.2 24.7-45.2

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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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