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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-WHITE FEMALES

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 7,009 3,120 46.9 45.3-48.5 3,889 53.1 51.5-54.7
AGE
18-24 206 122 60.8 52.3-68.6 84 39.2 31.4-47.7
25-34 710 364 51.0 46.6-55.2 346 49.0 44.8-53.4
35-44 1,113 545 50.0 46.6-53.5 568 50.0 46.5-53.4
45-54 1,378 582 41.3 38.2-44.4 796 58.7 55.6-61.8
55-64 1,441 545 38.7 35.7-41.8 896 61.3 58.2-64.3
65-74 1,133 443 39.0 35.6-42.4 690 61.0 57.6-64.4
75+ 993 499 50.3 46.6-54.1 494 49.7 45.9-53.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 835 310 37.8 33.1-42.6 525 62.2 57.4-66.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,060 807 41.5 38.4-44.7 1,253 58.5 55.3-61.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,902 836 46.1 42.9-49.4 1,066 53.9 50.6-57.1
College Graduate 2,200 1,162 55.2 52.5-57.7 1,038 44.8 42.3-47.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 779 272 39.1 34.2-44.2 507 60.9 55.8-65.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,056 399 39.1 35.1-43.2 657 60.9 56.8-64.9
$25,000- 34,999 809 342 45.0 40.0-50.0 467 55.0 50.0-60.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,016 431 42.5 38.4-46.6 585 57.5 53.4-61.6
$50,000-74,999 940 411 43.2 39.2-47.3 529 56.8 52.7-60.8
$75,000+ 1,335 723 56.3 53.1-59.4 612 43.7 40.6-46.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,618 950 38.8 36.2-41.4 1,668 61.2 58.6-63.8
No 4,225 2,083 51.0 48.9-53.1 2,142 49.0 46.9-51.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 136 70 59.1 48.5-68.9 66 40.9 31.1-51.5
Non-Veteran 6,869 3,047 46.6 45.0-48.3 3,822 53.4 51.7-55.0

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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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