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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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%)
TOTAL 758 192 28.3 24.1-32.8 566 71.7 67.2-75.9
GENDER
Male 758 192 28.3 24.1-32.8 566 71.7 67.2-75.9
RACE
African American 758 192 28.3 24.1-32.8 566 71.7 67.2-75.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 3 31.5 8.6-69.2 8 68.5 30.8-91.4
-English Speaking 10 2 23.6 4.3-68.1 8 76.4 31.9-95.7
-Spanish Speaking 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 745 188 28.1 24.0-32.7 557 71.9 67.3-76.0
AGE
18-24 43 22 52.9 35.2-69.9 21 47.1 30.1-64.8
25-34 93 26 31.1 21.3-42.8 67 68.9 57.2-78.7
35-44 135 26 19.0 12.5-27.7 109 81.0 72.3-87.5
45-54 171 38 21.1 14.6-29.6 133 78.9 70.4-85.4
55-64 136 27 21.4 14.4-30.7 109 78.6 69.3-85.6
65-74 116 31 25.7 17.6-35.9 85 74.3 64.1-82.4
75+ 61 21 35.8 22.6-51.5 40 64.2 48.5-77.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 168 57 42.0 32.2-52.5 111 58.0 47.5-67.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 279 73 28.9 22.4-36.4 206 71.1 63.6-77.6
Some Post-H.S. 152 28 19.5 12.6-28.9 124 80.5 71.1-87.4
College Graduate 156 33 23.6 15.3-34.7 123 76.4 65.3-84.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 106 32 37.0 26.1-49.4 74 63.0 50.6-73.9
$15,000- 24,999 146 45 35.1 25.3-46.4 101 64.9 53.6-74.7
$25,000- 34,999 111 28 26.0 15.0-41.1 83 74.0 58.9-85.0
$35,000- 49,999 120 19 16.1 9.9-25.0 101 83.9 75.0-90.1
$50,000-74,999 84 14 16.7 9.5-27.8 70 83.3 72.2-90.5
$75,000+ 86 13 18.1 10.1-30.4 73 81.9 69.6-89.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 283 75 33.0 26.1-40.8 208 67.0 59.2-73.9
No 425 105 25.6 20.4-31.6 320 74.4 68.4-79.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 230 43 16.7 11.9-23.0 187 83.3 77.0-88.1
Non-Veteran 523 148 32.6 27.4-38.3 375 67.4 61.7-72.6

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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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