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2006 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 14,883 262 2.0 1.7- 2.5 5,052 35.1 33.9-36.2 5,349 36.2 35.1-37.4 4,220 26.6 25.7-27.6
-Johnston County 429 8 3.2 1.1- 8.5 131 32.4 26.3-39.3 155 31.9 26.6-37.7 135 32.5 26.2-39.4
GENDER
Male 175 3 3.8 0.9-15.0 42 29.1 20.8-39.0 70 30.7 23.2-39.3 60 36.5 26.9-47.3
Female 254 5 2.4 0.8- 6.9 89 36.5 28.1-45.9 85 33.5 26.4-41.3 75 27.6 20.8-35.5
RACE
White 327 6 2.3 0.9- 5.7 104 32.0 25.0-39.9 116 32.6 26.6-39.3 101 33.1 26.0-41.1
Other 98 2 5.0 0.9-24.0 25 32.6 21.3-46.4 39 31.4 21.5-43.2 32 31.0 19.7-45.2
AGE
18-44 175 3 1.9 0.6- 6.0 65 38.9 29.5-49.3 60 29.7 22.3-38.3 47 29.5 20.5-40.4
45+ 253 5 5.0 1.2-18.5 66 23.5 17.6-30.7 95 35.2 28.3-42.6 87 36.4 28.8-44.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 213 4 3.4 0.7-15.8 65 35.2 25.7-46.2 76 28.8 21.8-37.1 68 32.5 23.5-43.0
Some College + 215 4 2.9 1.0- 7.7 66 29.4 22.7-37.2 79 35.5 28.1-43.7 66 32.1 23.9-41.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 229 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 72 37.4 28.6-47.0 78 31.9 24.7-40.1 77 30.4 22.7-39.5
$50,000+ 150 4 3.9 1.4-10.4 44 27.2 20.1-35.8 60 37.7 29.3-46.9 42 31.2 22.7-41.1

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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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