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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-WHITE MALES

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%)
North Carolina 15,135 5,171 34.3 33.1-35.5 9,964 65.7 64.5-66.9
-WHITE MALES 4,723 1,298 28.5 26.5-30.6 3,425 71.5 69.4-73.5
AGE
18-24 119 74 60.9 49.6-71.1 45 39.1 28.9-50.4
25-34 379 113 29.0 23.7-34.9 266 71.0 65.1-76.3
35-44 704 154 21.2 17.8-24.9 550 78.8 75.1-82.2
45-54 935 218 20.8 17.9-24.1 717 79.2 75.9-82.1
55-64 1,124 254 20.4 17.8-23.3 870 79.6 76.7-82.2
65-74 859 234 27.1 23.8-30.8 625 72.9 69.2-76.2
75+ 586 244 39.7 35.1-44.5 342 60.3 55.5-64.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 559 202 42.5 36.0-49.3 357 57.5 50.7-64.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,347 361 30.1 26.1-34.5 986 69.9 65.5-73.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,124 296 27.7 23.6-32.2 828 72.3 67.8-76.4
College Graduate 1,687 436 23.8 21.3-26.5 1,251 76.2 73.5-78.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 324 107 35.2 27.8-43.5 217 64.8 56.5-72.2
$15,000- 24,999 616 198 33.2 27.6-39.2 418 66.8 60.8-72.4
$25,000- 34,999 479 149 33.5 27.0-40.7 330 66.5 59.3-73.0
$35,000- 49,999 715 200 25.3 21.4-29.6 515 74.7 70.4-78.6
$50,000-74,999 841 193 24.5 19.8-29.8 648 75.5 70.2-80.2
$75,000+ 1,339 306 24.3 21.0-28.1 1,033 75.7 71.9-79.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,710 444 27.2 24.0-30.6 1,266 72.8 69.4-76.0
No 2,900 813 28.7 26.2-31.4 2,087 71.3 68.6-73.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,837 518 24.9 22.3-27.7 1,319 75.1 72.3-77.7
Non-Veteran 2,882 780 30.1 27.5-32.8 2,102 69.9 67.2-72.5

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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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