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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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Respond.^
Very overweight Somewhat overweight Normal weight Somewhat underweight Very underweight
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,710 255 15.0 13.0-17.3 805 46.4 43.4-49.4 581 35.1 32.2-38.1 59 3.1 2.2- 4.4 10 0.4 0.2- 0.9
GENDER
Female 1,710 255 15.0 13.0-17.3 805 46.4 43.4-49.4 581 35.1 32.2-38.1 59 3.1 2.2- 4.4 10 0.4 0.2- 0.9
RACE
African American 1,710 255 15.0 13.0-17.3 805 46.4 43.4-49.4 581 35.1 32.2-38.1 59 3.1 2.2- 4.4 10 0.4 0.2- 0.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 0 0.0 . - . 4 61.7 26.7-87.6 5 33.5 10.4-68.8 1 4.8 0.6-29.9 0 0.0 . - .
-English Speaking 10 0 0.0 . - . 4 61.7 26.7-87.6 5 33.5 10.4-68.8 1 4.8 0.6-29.9 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,696 255 15.2 13.1-17.5 799 46.2 43.2-49.2 574 35.1 32.2-38.1 58 3.1 2.2- 4.4 10 0.4 0.2- 0.9
AGE
18-24 83 5 4.1 1.6-10.4 25 34.4 23.3-47.5 46 54.0 41.3-66.2 7 7.5 2.7-18.8 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 241 44 20.5 14.8-27.8 113 44.5 37.2-52.1 73 32.3 25.6-39.9 9 1.9 1.0- 3.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9
35-44 297 50 17.4 12.5-23.8 155 54.0 47.1-60.9 78 25.4 19.9-31.9 11 2.4 1.2- 4.6 3 0.7 0.2- 2.6
45-54 353 77 22.4 17.6-28.0 181 48.5 42.2-54.8 89 27.4 22.1-33.4 6 1.7 0.7- 4.6 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 334 46 13.7 9.8-18.8 167 48.2 41.9-54.5 113 35.7 29.8-42.1 5 1.7 0.7- 4.2 3 0.8 0.2- 2.9
65-74 237 27 10.4 6.7-15.9 113 51.8 43.8-59.8 89 35.0 28.0-42.7 7 2.6 1.1- 6.3 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
75+ 150 5 2.7 1.1- 6.5 46 34.2 25.6-44.0 85 55.5 46.0-64.7 13 7.1 3.8-13.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 361 53 14.8 10.9-19.8 154 41.2 34.9-47.9 134 39.1 32.9-45.8 15 3.6 2.1- 6.2 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 598 93 16.1 12.7-20.2 258 40.3 35.4-45.3 221 39.4 34.4-44.6 23 4.1 2.2- 7.5 3 0.2 0.0- 0.5
Some Post-H.S. 423 66 15.4 11.5-20.3 223 54.5 48.5-60.4 119 27.5 22.5-33.1 14 2.3 1.3- 4.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
College Graduate 326 42 12.4 8.2-18.4 169 51.5 44.6-58.3 107 33.8 27.6-40.7 7 1.8 0.8- 4.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 375 70 20.0 15.3-25.7 152 35.7 30.1-41.8 130 38.6 32.3-45.3 20 5.1 3.1- 8.4 3 0.6 0.1- 2.4
$15,000- 24,999 431 84 20.5 16.0-25.9 192 44.1 38.2-50.1 139 32.7 27.3-38.6 13 2.4 1.3- 4.3 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2
$25,000- 34,999 229 27 12.2 7.2-20.0 130 52.9 44.3-61.3 64 31.6 24.2-40.1 6 2.4 0.9- 6.1 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5
$35,000- 49,999 189 29 15.1 10.1-21.9 100 53.9 45.4-62.3 58 30.5 23.2-38.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 132 21 18.4 11.1-28.9 71 51.7 41.0-62.3 37 28.0 19.2-38.9 3 1.9 0.6- 5.9 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 101 7 6.9 2.8-15.7 56 58.4 46.9-69.1 35 32.1 22.6-43.2 2 1.5 0.4- 5.9 1 1.2 0.2- 7.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 670 133 21.2 17.5-25.4 301 44.1 39.4-48.8 198 30.2 26.0-34.7 32 3.9 2.6- 5.8 6 0.7 0.3- 1.7
No 1,027 122 12.0 9.7-14.9 496 47.3 43.5-51.2 379 37.7 34.0-41.6 26 2.6 1.5- 4.5 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 57 6 13.2 5.0-30.6 25 40.3 25.7-56.9 23 43.2 28.1-59.6 3 3.3 0.9-11.9 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,651 249 15.1 13.0-17.4 779 46.7 43.6-49.7 557 34.7 31.8-37.7 56 3.1 2.1- 4.4 10 0.4 0.2- 0.9

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^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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