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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-MALES

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 8,296 2,773 33.9 32.5-35.3 5,523 66.1 64.7-67.5
-MALES 3,351 895 28.1 26.2-30.2 2,456 71.9 69.8-73.8
RACE
White 2,363 626 27.5 25.2-30.0 1,737 72.5 70.0-74.8
African American 582 139 26.2 21.7-31.1 443 73.8 68.9-78.3
Other Minorities 359 111 35.2 28.3-42.7 248 64.8 57.3-71.7
AGE
18-34 585 233 40.1 35.7-44.8 352 59.9 55.2-64.3
35-44 496 129 26.1 21.8-31.0 367 73.9 69.0-78.2
45-54 558 124 23.1 18.9-27.8 434 76.9 72.2-81.1
55-64 702 134 17.4 14.3-21.1 568 82.6 78.9-85.7
65-74 591 131 21.0 17.2-25.3 460 79.0 74.7-82.8
75+ 396 138 31.1 25.1-37.7 258 68.9 62.3-74.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 461 120 27.5 22.5-33.2 341 72.5 66.8-77.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 969 269 28.8 25.2-32.6 700 71.2 67.4-74.8
Some Post-H.S. 832 194 26.1 22.4-30.3 638 73.9 69.7-77.6
College Graduate 1,083 308 30.0 26.7-33.6 775 70.0 66.4-73.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 343 120 35.7 29.6-42.3 223 64.3 57.7-70.4
$15,000- 24,999 574 154 28.3 23.9-33.2 420 71.7 66.8-76.1
$25,000- 34,999 316 84 25.8 20.0-32.6 232 74.2 67.4-80.0
$35,000- 49,999 407 98 22.2 17.5-27.7 309 77.8 72.3-82.5
$50,000- 74,999 385 84 25.1 19.8-31.3 301 74.9 68.7-80.2
$75,000+ 776 186 25.3 21.6-29.5 590 74.7 70.5-78.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 915 239 28.2 24.4-32.3 676 71.8 67.7-75.6
No 2,390 644 28.2 25.9-30.6 1,746 71.8 69.4-74.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,017 254 25.0 21.7-28.6 763 75.0 71.4-78.3
Non-Veteran 2,330 639 29.1 26.8-31.6 1,691 70.9 68.4-73.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,671 404 26.1 23.4-29.0 1,267 73.9 71.0-76.6
No 1,680 491 30.2 27.4-33.2 1,189 69.8 66.8-72.6

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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 30 or greater.

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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