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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-WHITES

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 11,534 3,971 34.7 33.2-36.2 7,563 65.3 63.8-66.8
-WHITES 9,040 3,313 36.0 34.4-37.7 5,727 64.0 62.3-65.6
GENDER
Male 3,554 950 27.4 25.1-29.9 2,604 72.6 70.1-74.9
Female 5,486 2,363 44.4 42.3-46.5 3,123 55.6 53.5-57.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 165 53 30.6 21.4-41.5 112 69.4 58.5-78.6
Non-Hispanic 8,869 3,258 36.2 34.6-37.9 5,611 63.8 62.1-65.4
AGE
18-24 223 119 54.9 45.9-63.6 104 45.1 36.4-54.1
25-34 617 243 35.9 31.2-40.8 374 64.1 59.2-68.8
35-44 1,208 431 33.5 30.3-36.9 777 66.5 63.1-69.7
45-54 1,652 569 32.7 29.8-35.7 1,083 67.3 64.3-70.2
55-64 2,038 651 29.3 26.8-31.9 1,387 70.7 68.1-73.2
65+ 3,260 1,278 37.2 35.1-39.4 1,982 62.8 60.6-64.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 993 356 37.8 32.3-43.6 637 62.2 56.4-67.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,550 874 33.9 30.7-37.2 1,676 66.1 62.8-69.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,256 833 36.2 32.9-39.7 1,423 63.8 60.3-67.1
College Graduate 3,234 1,247 37.1 34.8-39.5 1,987 62.9 60.5-65.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 831 289 37.7 32.2-43.4 542 62.3 56.6-67.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,309 465 31.6 27.9-35.6 844 68.4 64.4-72.1
$25,000- 34,999 937 320 33.2 28.5-38.3 617 66.8 61.7-71.5
$35,000-49,999 1,155 374 33.2 29.2-37.5 781 66.8 62.5-70.8
$50,000- 74,999 1,284 426 31.1 27.6-34.8 858 68.9 65.2-72.4
$75,000+ 2,181 835 37.4 34.5-40.4 1,346 62.6 59.6-65.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,340 1,063 30.7 28.0-33.5 2,277 69.3 66.5-72.0
No 5,388 2,114 38.2 36.1-40.3 3,274 61.8 59.7-63.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,340 402 26.9 23.8-30.4 938 73.1 69.6-76.2
Non-Veteran 7,698 2,909 37.5 35.7-39.3 4,789 62.5 60.7-64.3

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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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