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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 429 139 35.6 29.2-42.6 290 64.4 57.4-70.8
GENDER
Male 175 45 32.8 23.9-43.2 130 67.2 56.8-76.1
Female 254 94 39.0 30.4-48.3 160 61.0 51.7-69.6
RACE
White 327 110 34.3 27.1-42.2 217 65.7 57.8-72.9
Other 98 27 37.6 25.3-51.8 71 62.4 48.2-74.7
AGE
18-44 175 68 40.8 31.3-51.1 107 59.2 48.9-68.7
45+ 253 71 28.5 21.0-37.4 182 71.5 62.6-79.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 213 69 38.7 28.7-49.7 144 61.3 50.3-71.3
Some College + 215 70 32.3 25.2-40.3 145 67.7 59.7-74.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 229 74 37.6 28.9-47.3 155 62.4 52.7-71.1
$50,000+ 150 48 31.2 23.4-40.1 102 68.8 59.9-76.6

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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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