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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 653 8 1.6 0.6- 4.5 235 36.8 31.5-42.4 223 33.2 28.6-38.3 187 28.3 23.8-33.3
GENDER
Male 253 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 70 28.0 21.1-36.2 109 41.6 33.9-49.6 73 30.1 23.1-38.3
Female 400 7 2.8 0.9- 7.9 165 44.0 36.7-51.5 114 26.4 21.0-32.5 114 26.9 21.4-33.2
RACE
White 489 8 2.4 0.9- 6.5 200 40.3 34.5-46.4 160 33.1 27.8-38.9 121 24.2 19.7-29.4
Other 157 0 0.0 . - . 32 28.2 17.9-41.5 59 33.2 24.3-43.5 66 38.6 28.4-49.9
AGE
18-44 148 3 2.6 0.7- 9.5 62 42.9 33.1-53.3 54 32.7 24.4-42.2 29 21.8 14.5-31.4
45+ 497 5 0.8 0.3- 2.1 169 30.7 26.3-35.4 167 34.3 29.7-39.2 156 34.2 29.5-39.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 214 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 76 39.3 30.2-49.2 65 27.0 20.3-35.1 72 33.4 25.8-42.1
Some College + 438 7 2.2 0.8- 6.1 158 35.8 29.5-42.6 158 35.6 29.8-41.9 115 26.4 21.1-32.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 310 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 106 32.1 25.2-39.8 93 30.6 24.1-38.1 110 36.9 29.4-45.1
$50,000+ 269 4 2.7 0.8- 9.1 95 35.7 28.5-43.6 106 37.9 30.9-45.5 64 23.7 18.1-30.4

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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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