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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors
--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures*

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 14,883 262 2.0 1.7- 2.5 5,052 35.1 33.9-36.2 5,349 36.2 35.1-37.4 4,220 26.6 25.7-27.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,063 228 2.0 1.6- 2.5 4,464 34.4 33.3-35.6 4,762 37.2 36.1-38.4 3,609 26.3 25.3-27.4
No 1,798 34 2.2 1.3- 3.7 579 38.0 34.7-41.4 580 31.5 28.5-34.7 605 28.2 25.5-31.1
Current Smoker
No 11,806 165 1.8 1.4- 2.4 3,900 34.3 33.1-35.6 4,290 36.7 35.5-38.0 3,451 27.2 26.1-28.3
Yes 3,007 95 2.8 2.1- 3.7 1,130 37.6 35.1-40.1 1,036 34.8 32.4-37.3 746 24.8 22.7-27.0
Binge Drinker
No 13,405 245 2.2 1.8- 2.7 4,507 34.4 33.2-35.5 4,752 35.8 34.6-37.0 3,901 27.7 26.6-28.7
Yes 1,202 14 1.3 0.7- 2.5 433 38.2 34.3-42.2 492 40.2 36.4-44.1 263 20.3 17.5-23.5
Heavy Drinker
No 14,135 246 2.0 1.6- 2.5 4,731 34.5 33.4-35.6 5,074 36.2 35.1-37.4 4,084 27.2 26.3-28.3
Yes 477 13 3.3 1.6- 6.7 208 42.5 36.2-49.1 174 37.9 32.0-44.1 82 16.3 12.3-21.3
Current Asthma
Yes 1,116 24 2.5 1.5- 4.2 274 26.4 23.0-30.0 339 30.9 27.2-34.9 479 40.2 36.3-44.2
No 13,714 238 2.0 1.6- 2.5 4,761 35.7 34.5-36.9 4,990 36.6 35.5-37.8 3,725 25.7 24.7-26.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,784 20 1.2 0.7- 2.1 251 15.3 13.1-17.8 561 30.6 28.0-33.4 952 52.9 49.9-55.9
Yes, During Pregnancy 101 3 3.6 0.9-13.6 37 35.1 24.3-47.5 26 29.5 19.5-41.9 35 31.9 21.7-44.2
No 12,767 234 2.1 1.7- 2.6 4,719 37.3 36.0-38.5 4,687 37.0 35.8-38.2 3,127 23.6 22.6-24.7
No, Bordeline Diabetes 217 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6 42 21.0 14.8-28.9 69 28.3 21.7-36.1 103 49.9 41.0-58.7
Disability
Yes 5,397 109 2.2 1.7- 2.8 1,507 30.2 28.3-32.0 1,830 33.5 31.7-35.3 1,951 34.2 32.5-35.9
No 9,038 144 2.0 1.5- 2.7 3,376 37.1 35.7-38.6 3,347 37.2 35.8-38.6 2,171 23.7 22.5-24.9

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--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures*.

*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

*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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