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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Adults who have a body mass index greater than 25.00 (Overweight or Obese)*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,883 5,314 37.1 36.0-38.3 9,569 62.9 61.7-64.0
-Cumberland County 416 119 31.7 25.7-38.3 297 68.3 61.7-74.3
GENDER
Male 141 31 27.1 18.1-38.5 110 72.9 61.5-81.9
Female 275 88 36.0 28.8-43.8 187 64.0 56.2-71.2
RACE
White 246 79 33.6 25.5-42.7 167 66.4 57.3-74.5
Other 166 39 29.4 21.0-39.4 127 70.6 60.6-79.0
AGE
18-44 168 54 35.3 26.3-45.4 114 64.7 54.6-73.7
45+ 243 64 27.1 21.1-34.2 179 72.9 65.8-78.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 175 50 36.7 26.5-48.2 125 63.3 51.8-73.5
Some College + 241 69 27.8 21.2-35.4 172 72.2 64.6-78.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 243 74 34.0 26.2-42.7 169 66.0 57.3-73.8
$50,000+ 117 28 22.0 14.3-32.4 89 78.0 67.6-85.7

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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=B MI 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.


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