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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Lose weight Gain weight Stay the same weight Not doing anything about weight
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,878 1,874 48.5 46.3-50.7 140 4.3 3.4- 5.4 1,217 30.8 28.8-32.9 647 16.4 14.9-18.1
-MALES 1,519 612 40.5 37.1-43.9 63 5.6 4.1- 7.6 576 37.0 33.8-40.4 268 16.9 14.5-19.6
RACE
White 1,079 455 42.8 38.8-46.8 40 4.5 3.0- 6.7 385 34.9 31.2-38.8 199 17.8 15.0-21.0
African American 261 96 35.6 28.3-43.7 19 11.6 6.9-18.7 104 36.6 29.3-44.4 42 16.2 11.0-23.4
Other Minorities 166 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 11.6 6.4-20.3
AGE
18-34 219 84 39.2 31.8-47.0 24 12.0 7.8-18.0 81 36.5 29.5-44.1 30 12.4 8.5-17.6
35-44 218 100 43.8 36.4-51.6 *** *** *** 71 31.1 24.5-38.6 39 20.9 15.1-28.2
45-54 246 97 38.0 30.3-46.2 *** *** *** 89 37.4 29.7-45.8 53 21.4 15.4-28.9
55-64 344 154 43.3 36.9-49.9 *** *** *** 127 40.0 33.6-46.7 54 14.3 10.2-19.8
65-74 293 127 46.1 38.8-53.6 *** *** *** 118 37.7 30.9-45.0 44 15.4 10.8-21.6
75+ 187 45 26.2 18.5-35.7 *** *** *** 86 47.3 37.4-57.5 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 225 68 33.9 26.3-42.4 18 9.8 5.4-17.2 90 38.7 30.7-47.2 49 17.7 12.5-24.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 416 151 37.3 31.2-43.7 20 5.9 3.4- 9.9 165 37.8 31.9-44.1 80 19.1 14.6-24.5
Some Post-H.S. 362 160 43.5 36.6-50.7 *** *** *** 123 32.9 26.8-39.7 65 17.7 12.9-23.8
College Graduate 512 231 45.2 39.7-50.8 *** *** *** 197 40.1 34.6-45.9 73 12.6 9.6-16.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 159 58 32.5 23.8-42.5 *** *** *** 57 33.1 24.2-43.3 33 23.9 15.6-34.8
$15,000- 24,999 261 90 35.4 28.2-43.4 19 10.1 5.8-17.1 105 40.0 32.5-47.9 47 14.5 9.9-20.6
$25,000- 34,999 149 41 26.8 19.0-36.4 *** *** *** 67 43.9 34.0-54.4 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 177 84 52.2 42.7-61.6 *** *** *** 56 31.4 23.3-40.7 28 11.2 6.8-17.8
$50,000- 74,999 170 76 48.3 38.0-58.6 *** *** *** 60 27.7 19.9-37.1 30 19.4 12.7-28.5
$75,000+ 367 174 47.9 41.0-54.9 *** *** *** 133 35.3 29.0-42.1 58 16.5 12.0-22.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 443 194 45.4 39.2-51.6 22 7.5 4.5-12.3 140 26.9 22.0-32.4 87 20.3 15.3-26.3
No 1,068 415 38.9 34.9-42.9 41 5.0 3.4- 7.4 432 40.2 36.3-44.2 180 15.9 13.3-18.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 465 178 37.4 31.9-43.4 *** *** *** 185 42.2 36.3-48.2 84 15.7 11.7-20.8
Non-Veteran 1,051 433 41.4 37.5-45.5 45 5.9 4.1- 8.4 389 35.3 31.6-39.3 184 17.3 14.5-20.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 762 317 41.0 36.3-45.8 27 4.8 2.9- 7.6 287 38.0 33.4-42.9 131 16.3 13.0-20.2
No 757 295 40.0 35.3-44.8 36 6.5 4.3- 9.6 289 36.0 31.6-40.6 137 17.6 14.3-21.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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