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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures*

Are you currently trying to lose weight, maintain your current weight, that is keep from gaining weight, or do neither?

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  Total
Respond.^
Lose weight Maintain weight Do neither
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,132 6,088 37.8 36.8-38.9 5,268 34.2 33.1-35.3 3,776 28.0 26.9-29.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,223 5,330 38.8 37.6-39.9 4,746 35.8 34.6-36.9 3,147 25.5 24.4-26.6
No 1,884 751 33.9 31.0-36.9 513 26.3 23.6-29.2 620 39.8 36.6-43.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 252 5 1.5 0.6- 3.9 84 28.6 21.2-37.4 163 69.9 61.0-77.5
Recommended Range 4,894 867 16.7 15.4-18.2 2,382 45.3 43.3-47.3 1,645 38.0 36.0-40.1
Overweight 5,175 2,144 39.3 37.4-41.2 1,876 36.7 34.8-38.7 1,155 24.0 22.4-25.8
Obese 4,102 2,687 64.1 62.0-66.2 773 19.1 17.4-20.9 642 16.7 15.1-18.5
Current Smoker
No 12,043 5,007 39.1 37.9-40.3 4,340 36.0 34.8-37.2 2,696 25.0 23.8-26.2
Yes 3,015 1,060 33.8 31.5-36.2 905 28.0 25.7-30.5 1,050 38.2 35.7-40.8
Binge Drinker
No 13,700 5,533 38.3 37.2-39.5 4,791 34.5 33.3-35.6 3,376 27.2 26.1-28.3
Yes 1,185 484 36.1 32.5-39.9 385 31.1 27.6-34.8 316 32.8 28.9-37.0
Heavy Drinker
No 14,418 5,840 38.2 37.1-39.3 5,016 34.3 33.2-35.5 3,562 27.5 26.4-28.6
Yes 471 174 36.2 30.4-42.5 168 29.2 24.3-34.7 129 34.6 28.2-41.5
Current Asthma
Yes 1,129 564 47.8 43.8-51.8 310 27.9 24.3-31.8 255 24.3 20.9-28.1
No 13,948 5,503 37.1 36.0-38.2 4,940 34.6 33.5-35.8 3,505 28.3 27.1-29.4
Diabetes
Yes 1,810 951 52.1 49.1-55.1 530 28.5 25.8-31.3 329 19.4 17.1-22.1
Yes, During Pregnancy 111 55 51.2 39.7-62.6 25 18.4 11.7-27.9 31 30.4 20.4-42.6
No 12,979 4,959 36.1 34.9-37.2 4,643 35.0 33.8-36.1 3,377 29.0 27.8-30.2
No, Bordeline Diabetes 218 117 54.9 46.1-63.4 66 28.6 21.8-36.7 35 16.5 10.7-24.5
Disability
Yes 5,511 2,407 43.5 41.6-45.3 1,725 30.1 28.4-31.8 1,379 26.5 24.8-28.2
No 9,496 3,640 35.4 34.1-36.7 3,501 36.1 34.7-37.5 2,355 28.5 27.1-29.9

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*These risk tables are stand-alone tables, not broken down further by geographic strata.

^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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