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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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 11,534 3,971 34.7 33.2-36.2 7,563 65.3 63.8-66.8
-Wayne County 348 108 29.6 23.0-37.1 240 70.4 62.9-77.0
GENDER
Male 118 29 25.6 16.4-37.5 89 74.4 62.5-83.6
Female 230 79 33.9 25.5-43.5 151 66.1 56.5-74.5
RACE
White 228 77 32.6 24.3-42.0 151 67.4 58.0-75.7
Other 116 29 25.3 15.6-38.3 87 74.7 61.7-84.4
AGE
18-44 74 23 33.5 21.1-48.8 51 66.5 51.2-78.9
45+ 272 85 26.8 20.9-33.7 187 73.2 66.3-79.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 53 29.3 20.4-40.1 129 70.7 59.9-79.6
Some College + 166 55 29.9 20.7-40.9 111 70.1 59.1-79.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 55 30.0 21.7-39.8 128 70.0 60.2-78.3
$50,000+ 96 31 27.6 18.0-39.9 65 72.4 60.1-82.0

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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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