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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diet-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

Are you consuming smaller amounts of foods and beverages to reach or maintain a healthier weight?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 312 193 56.8 49.1-64.2 119 43.2 35.8-50.9
AGE
18-24 18 8 41.3 20.0-66.5 10 58.7 33.5-80.0
25-34 31 12 43.8 23.9-65.9 19 56.2 34.1-76.1
35-44 51 31 62.5 46.0-76.6 20 37.5 23.4-54.0
45-54 84 60 63.4 49.0-75.8 24 36.6 24.2-51.0
55-64 67 40 61.0 45.2-74.7 27 39.0 25.3-54.8
65-74 42 30 72.5 55.4-84.8 12 27.5 15.2-44.6
75+ 18 11 55.5 30.4-78.0 7 44.5 22.0-69.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 64 40 46.6 29.8-64.2 24 53.4 35.8-70.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 117 74 58.5 46.3-69.7 43 41.5 30.3-53.7
Some Post-H.S. 88 52 57.0 42.5-70.4 36 43.0 29.6-57.5
College Graduate 43 27 66.8 49.0-80.8 16 33.2 19.2-51.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 38 26 42.4 23.9-63.4 12 57.6 36.6-76.1
$15,000- 24,999 71 45 54.6 38.5-69.8 26 45.4 30.2-61.5
$25,000- 34,999 50 35 79.2 62.9-89.5 15 20.8 10.5-37.1
$35,000- 49,999 43 27 56.5 36.6-74.6 16 43.5 25.4-63.4
$50,000-74,999 35 15 45.1 25.9-66.0 20 54.9 34.0-74.1
$75,000+ 34 23 67.3 45.8-83.4 11 32.7 16.6-54.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 123 81 55.9 43.3-67.8 42 44.1 32.2-56.7
No 187 111 57.5 47.8-66.7 76 42.5 33.3-52.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 112 70 62.6 50.7-73.1 42 37.4 26.9-49.3
Non-Veteran 200 123 54.7 45.2-63.9 77 45.3 36.1-54.8

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^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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