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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-MALES

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%)
TOTAL 5,610 54 1.3 0.9- 2.0 1,543 30.1 28.4-31.9 2,475 42.2 40.4-44.1 1,538 26.3 24.8-27.9
RACE
White 4,338 34 1.1 0.7- 1.7 1,203 29.0 27.0-31.0 1,953 44.2 42.1-46.3 1,148 25.8 24.1-27.6
African American 758 15 2.1 1.1- 4.0 177 26.2 22.2-30.6 310 38.9 34.5-43.5 256 32.8 28.6-37.4
Asian 34 0 0.0 . - . 23 75.4 55.0-88.5 10 21.9 9.8-41.9 1 2.7 0.4-17.5
Native American 108 0 0.0 . - . 27 28.9 18.6-41.8 46 37.7 25.6-51.5 35 33.5 22.2-47.0
Other Minorities 348 5 2.4 0.8- 7.3 111 38.3 31.8-45.3 145 37.1 30.9-43.9 87 22.1 17.5-27.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 342 5 2.5 0.8- 7.3 106 37.6 31.0-44.6 142 36.7 30.4-43.5 89 23.2 18.4-28.9
-English Speaking 103 2 8.6 2.0-30.7 27 30.4 19.7-43.7 42 32.4 22.4-44.3 32 28.6 19.0-40.7
-Spanish Speaking 239 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9 79 39.4 31.7-47.6 100 37.8 30.5-45.8 57 21.9 16.5-28.4
Non-Hispanic 5,258 49 1.2 0.8- 1.8 1,434 29.1 27.4-30.9 2,329 42.9 41.1-44.8 1,446 26.7 25.2-28.3
AGE
18-24 229 11 4.4 2.1- 8.8 115 50.4 42.7-58.1 65 30.8 23.9-38.7 38 14.4 10.1-20.3
25-34 626 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 196 32.8 28.5-37.4 270 43.4 38.7-48.1 157 23.3 19.7-27.3
35-44 986 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6 258 26.2 23.0-29.7 420 42.5 38.9-46.2 301 30.6 27.3-34.1
45-54 1,134 7 0.8 0.3- 2.0 253 21.0 18.3-23.9 501 44.7 41.2-48.4 373 33.5 30.2-37.0
55-64 1,160 10 0.9 0.4- 1.9 259 22.4 19.5-25.6 531 44.3 40.9-47.8 360 32.4 29.1-35.8
65-74 884 7 0.9 0.4- 2.0 236 27.1 23.8-30.7 431 48.4 44.6-52.3 210 23.5 20.4-26.9
75+ 574 9 2.3 1.1- 4.8 222 37.4 32.8-42.3 246 42.6 37.8-47.5 97 17.7 14.1-21.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 888 22 3.4 1.8- 6.0 268 33.7 29.1-38.7 342 35.3 30.8-40.2 256 27.6 23.6-31.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,687 16 1.1 0.6- 2.0 442 29.9 26.7-33.3 749 42.3 39.0-45.6 480 26.7 23.9-29.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,237 10 1.5 0.6- 3.7 301 27.4 23.7-31.4 572 44.7 40.6-48.8 354 26.5 23.4-29.9
College Graduate 1,786 6 0.4 0.1- 1.2 528 30.2 27.5-33.1 807 44.3 41.3-47.3 445 25.1 22.7-27.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 458 8 1.4 0.6- 3.5 138 31.8 25.4-38.9 175 39.8 32.6-47.6 137 27.0 21.5-33.2
$15,000- 24,999 827 12 1.6 0.8- 3.3 263 36.4 31.7-41.5 343 35.9 31.5-40.5 209 26.1 22.0-30.7
$25,000- 34,999 684 6 1.1 0.4- 2.8 196 29.9 25.1-35.2 284 41.5 36.4-46.8 198 27.4 23.3-32.0
$35,000- 49,999 862 8 1.0 0.4- 2.1 230 29.9 25.6-34.5 392 43.7 39.2-48.4 232 25.5 21.9-29.4
$50,000-74,999 828 4 0.6 0.2- 2.4 177 24.6 20.6-29.2 380 42.7 38.4-47.2 267 32.0 28.0-36.3
$75,000+ 1,293 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 320 24.8 21.8-28.0 624 48.1 44.6-51.7 346 26.8 23.9-29.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,958 29 2.0 1.3- 3.2 477 27.9 24.9-31.0 804 38.7 35.7-41.8 648 31.4 28.7-34.2
No 3,463 24 1.1 0.6- 2.0 1,003 30.6 28.4-32.9 1,575 43.3 41.0-45.7 861 25.0 23.1-26.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,037 15 0.8 0.5- 1.5 532 25.9 23.3-28.6 963 47.8 44.9-50.6 527 25.5 23.2-27.9
Non-Veteran 3,560 39 1.5 1.0- 2.4 1,007 31.6 29.4-33.8 1,507 40.3 38.0-42.5 1,007 26.6 24.7-28.6

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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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