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2007 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 6,942 2,933 44.8 43.1-46.5 4,009 55.2 53.5-56.9
AGE
18-24 167 98 56.5 46.6-65.8 69 43.5 34.2-53.4
25-34 642 320 49.8 44.9-54.7 322 50.2 45.3-55.1
35-44 1,020 482 48.9 45.1-52.7 538 51.1 47.3-54.9
45-54 1,320 521 40.1 36.8-43.4 799 59.9 56.6-63.2
55-64 1,445 504 34.2 31.3-37.2 941 65.8 62.8-68.7
65-74 1,215 456 36.9 33.7-40.3 759 63.1 59.7-66.3
75+ 1,106 536 50.9 47.2-54.5 570 49.1 45.5-52.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 809 302 37.2 32.5-42.3 507 62.8 57.7-67.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,082 784 40.1 37.0-43.4 1,298 59.9 56.6-63.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,926 772 42.1 38.8-45.5 1,154 57.9 54.5-61.2
College Graduate 2,121 1,073 53.4 50.4-56.3 1,048 46.6 43.7-49.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 712 266 35.9 31.1-41.1 446 64.1 58.9-68.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,043 388 38.5 33.9-43.3 655 61.5 56.7-66.1
$25,000- 34,999 705 272 36.0 31.4-40.8 433 64.0 59.2-68.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,002 379 39.6 35.3-44.2 623 60.4 55.8-64.7
$50,000-74,999 1,031 444 44.6 40.4-48.8 587 55.4 51.2-59.6
$75,000+ 1,399 707 54.7 51.3-58.0 692 45.3 42.0-48.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,540 860 35.3 32.6-38.2 1,680 64.7 61.8-67.4
No 4,188 1,981 49.1 46.9-51.3 2,207 50.9 48.7-53.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 68 42.9 33.6-52.7 82 57.1 47.3-66.4
Non-Veteran 6,792 2,865 44.8 43.1-46.6 3,927 55.2 53.4-56.9

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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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