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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 407 139 34.4 28.4-41.0 268 65.6 59.0-71.6
GENDER
Male 165 37 24.3 16.1-35.0 128 75.7 65.0-83.9
Female 242 102 44.9 36.9-53.1 140 55.1 46.9-63.1
RACE
White 355 124 32.8 27.2-39.0 231 67.2 61.0-72.8
Other 52 15 41.6 23.2-62.7 37 58.4 37.3-76.8
AGE
18-44 135 51 38.4 28.5-49.4 84 61.6 50.6-71.5
45+ 270 87 30.1 24.3-36.7 183 69.9 63.3-75.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 72 34.2 25.6-43.9 144 65.8 56.1-74.4
Some College + 191 67 34.7 26.8-43.6 124 65.3 56.4-73.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 232 72 32.0 24.0-41.3 160 68.0 58.7-76.0
$50,000+ 118 43 28.7 20.7-38.3 75 71.3 61.7-79.3

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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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