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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 371 121 29.7 24.1-36.0 250 70.3 64.0-75.9
GENDER
Male 125 32 24.4 15.9-35.6 93 75.6 64.4-84.1
Female 246 89 33.5 26.6-41.1 157 66.5 58.9-73.4
RACE
White 295 106 30.8 24.6-37.8 189 69.2 62.2-75.4
Other 74 15 27.0 16.0-41.8 59 73.0 58.2-84.0
AGE
18-44 122 37 29.9 21.1-40.5 85 70.1 59.5-78.9
45+ 247 83 29.5 23.5-36.3 164 70.5 63.7-76.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 48 28.5 20.0-38.8 104 71.5 61.2-80.0
Some College + 218 73 30.6 23.5-38.7 145 69.4 61.3-76.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 198 65 31.3 23.1-40.9 133 68.7 59.1-76.9
$50,000+ 129 41 29.8 21.8-39.2 88 70.2 60.8-78.2

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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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