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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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
-Randolph County 375 7 2.2 0.9- 5.5 110 28.9 22.3-36.6 145 36.9 30.1-44.3 113 32.0 25.8-38.9
GENDER
Male 137 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 34 27.3 17.3-40.3 59 41.8 30.3-54.3 42 30.3 21.2-41.4
Female 238 5 3.6 1.3- 9.7 76 30.3 22.1-39.9 86 32.8 25.6-41.0 71 33.3 25.4-42.3
RACE
White 341 6 1.9 0.6- 5.3 103 27.9 21.5-35.5 131 39.1 31.8-47.0 101 31.0 24.7-38.2
Other 33 1 4.1 0.6-24.4 7 36.4 15.7-63.7 14 25.9 13.2-44.7 11 33.6 16.5-56.4
AGE
18-44 103 3 3.3 1.0-10.3 26 29.8 18.7-44.0 40 34.9 23.8-48.1 34 32.0 21.8-44.2
45+ 271 4 1.0 0.4- 2.9 84 28.1 22.6-34.3 104 38.8 32.4-45.6 79 32.1 26.1-38.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 204 4 1.7 0.5- 6.1 56 24.3 16.1-34.9 76 37.2 27.4-48.2 68 36.8 27.7-47.0
Some College + 171 3 2.8 0.7- 9.9 54 34.7 24.9-46.0 69 36.6 28.1-46.1 45 25.9 18.4-35.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 225 4 1.9 0.6- 6.3 61 25.8 17.9-35.7 88 39.1 29.8-49.3 72 33.1 25.1-42.3
$50,000+ 97 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 34 33.2 22.5-46.1 37 37.1 26.2-49.6 25 29.1 19.1-41.6

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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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