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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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 11,534 205 1.4 1.2- 1.7 3,766 33.2 31.8-34.7 4,269 36.7 35.3-38.2 3,294 28.6 27.3-30.0
-Cumberland County 282 4 1.2 0.4- 3.3 78 28.8 22.6-36.0 113 41.8 34.6-49.4 87 28.2 22.2-35.1
GENDER
Male 85 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5 21 24.3 14.6-37.6 41 52.2 39.2-64.9 22 22.9 13.9-35.2
Female 197 3 1.6 0.4- 5.3 57 32.2 24.9-40.6 72 34.0 26.5-42.4 65 32.2 24.9-40.5
RACE
White 156 4 2.2 0.7- 6.2 50 33.2 24.3-43.6 68 46.2 36.4-56.3 34 18.4 12.5-26.3
Other 124 0 0.0 . - . 28 24.5 16.5-34.7 43 35.0 25.1-46.3 53 40.5 30.3-51.7
AGE
18-44 76 2 1.7 0.4- 6.9 25 30.7 19.9-44.2 28 42.1 29.6-55.8 21 25.4 15.7-38.4
45+ 204 2 0.8 0.2- 3.5 53 27.8 21.1-35.6 84 41.0 33.1-49.3 65 30.5 23.7-38.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 0 0.0 . - . 25 23.9 15.4-35.3 37 40.6 28.8-53.7 41 35.4 24.3-48.3
Some College + 179 4 1.8 0.6- 5.0 53 31.3 23.3-40.6 76 42.5 33.6-51.8 46 24.5 17.9-32.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 135 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0 32 22.3 15.0-31.7 57 49.4 38.6-60.3 44 27.4 19.3-37.3
$50,000+ 103 2 1.9 0.5- 7.6 37 35.6 25.7-47.0 36 33.6 23.5-45.4 28 28.9 19.3-40.8

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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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