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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-WHITE MALES

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%)
North Carolina 15,135 234 1.5 1.2- 1.9 4,937 32.7 31.6-34.0 5,587 36.2 35.1-37.4 4,377 29.5 28.4-30.7
-WHITE MALES 4,723 39 0.9 0.6- 1.5 1,259 27.6 25.6-29.7 2,141 42.8 40.7-44.8 1,284 28.7 26.8-30.7
AGE
18-24 119 4 2.6 0.8- 8.1 70 58.2 47.1-68.6 25 19.4 12.4-29.1 20 19.7 11.8-31.2
25-34 379 4 0.6 0.2- 1.6 109 28.4 23.1-34.3 169 40.3 34.6-46.3 97 30.7 25.2-36.9
35-44 704 3 0.7 0.2- 2.8 151 20.4 17.1-24.1 345 49.2 44.8-53.7 205 29.6 25.7-33.9
45-54 935 4 0.4 0.1- 1.3 214 20.4 17.6-23.6 428 46.1 42.1-50.1 289 33.1 29.4-37.0
55-64 1,124 8 0.8 0.4- 1.9 246 19.5 17.0-22.4 494 45.3 41.8-48.9 376 34.3 31.0-37.8
65-74 859 4 0.5 0.2- 1.8 230 26.6 23.3-30.2 419 48.7 44.7-52.6 206 24.2 21.0-27.7
75+ 586 12 1.9 1.0- 3.7 232 37.8 33.3-42.5 253 44.2 39.5-49.1 89 16.1 12.7-20.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 559 16 4.5 2.4- 8.3 186 38.0 31.5-44.9 197 32.1 26.8-38.0 160 25.4 20.7-30.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,347 8 0.7 0.2- 2.9 353 29.4 25.4-33.8 600 39.0 35.2-42.9 386 30.9 27.1-35.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,124 11 0.7 0.4- 1.5 285 27.0 22.9-31.5 484 38.9 34.7-43.3 344 33.4 29.1-37.9
College Graduate 1,687 3 0.2 0.0- 0.7 433 23.6 21.1-26.3 857 51.6 48.5-54.8 394 24.6 21.9-27.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 324 10 4.6 2.0-10.1 97 30.7 23.6-38.8 129 40.4 32.7-48.6 88 24.3 18.4-31.5
$15,000- 24,999 616 10 2.2 0.9- 5.2 188 31.0 25.6-37.0 248 36.9 31.6-42.6 170 29.9 24.0-36.6
$25,000- 34,999 479 7 2.1 0.5- 8.6 142 31.4 25.2-38.4 199 36.3 29.9-43.2 131 30.2 23.4-37.9
$35,000- 49,999 715 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 199 25.2 21.3-29.5 334 44.3 39.3-49.3 181 30.4 25.6-35.8
$50,000-74,999 841 4 0.5 0.2- 1.5 189 23.9 19.3-29.2 399 44.2 39.5-49.0 249 31.4 26.9-36.1
$75,000+ 1,339 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 305 24.3 21.0-28.0 653 46.3 42.6-50.0 380 29.4 26.2-32.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,710 24 1.2 0.8- 2.0 420 26.0 22.8-29.4 711 37.5 34.4-40.7 555 35.3 32.0-38.7
No 2,900 13 0.5 0.2- 1.0 800 28.3 25.8-30.9 1,382 45.1 42.5-47.8 705 26.1 23.8-28.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,837 14 0.6 0.3- 1.1 504 24.3 21.7-27.1 836 45.0 41.8-48.2 483 30.2 27.1-33.4
Non-Veteran 2,882 25 1.1 0.6- 1.9 755 29.0 26.5-31.7 1,302 41.8 39.3-44.4 800 28.1 25.7-30.6

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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 cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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