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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 390 122 30.2 24.3-36.7 268 69.8 63.3-75.7
GENDER
Male 162 37 21.1 14.2-30.1 125 78.9 69.9-85.8
Female 228 85 39.0 30.4-48.3 143 61.0 51.7-69.6
RACE
White 357 113 31.0 24.9-37.8 244 69.0 62.2-75.1
Other 30 8 26.8 11.2-51.6 22 73.2 48.4-88.8
AGE
18-44 84 27 34.8 23.5-48.2 57 65.2 51.8-76.5
45+ 304 94 26.6 21.5-32.4 210 73.4 67.6-78.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 217 70 32.1 24.1-41.3 147 67.9 58.7-75.9
Some College + 173 52 27.8 19.9-37.4 121 72.2 62.6-80.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 232 76 31.9 23.9-41.1 156 68.1 58.9-76.1
$50,000+ 111 27 23.6 15.5-34.4 84 76.4 65.6-84.5

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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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