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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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 12,649 4,417 34.6 33.1-36.2 8,232 65.4 63.8-66.9
-Cabarrus County 336 103 32.8 25.5-41.0 233 67.2 59.0-74.5
GENDER
Male 127 33 31.0 19.6-45.3 94 69.0 54.7-80.4
Female 209 70 34.6 26.8-43.2 139 65.4 56.8-73.2
RACE
White 274 89 34.9 26.9-43.9 185 65.1 56.1-73.1
Other 56 12 26.4 12.4-47.5 44 73.6 52.5-87.6
AGE
18-44 110 36 33.9 22.8-47.1 74 66.1 52.9-77.2
45+ 224 66 31.1 24.0-39.3 158 68.9 60.7-76.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 143 34 27.5 17.0-41.3 109 72.5 58.7-83.0
Some College + 193 69 36.9 27.5-47.3 124 63.1 52.7-72.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 165 46 25.9 18.1-35.5 119 74.1 64.5-81.9
$50,000+ 118 42 40.5 28.5-53.8 76 59.5 46.2-71.5

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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=BMI 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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