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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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 3,871 1,151 30.4 28.7-32.1 2,720 69.6 67.9-71.3
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 398 124 33.1 27.7-39.1 274 66.9 60.9-72.3
Region 3 331 97 26.5 21.4-32.4 234 73.5 67.6-78.6
Region 4 760 221 29.4 25.8-33.3 539 70.6 66.7-74.2
Region 5 558 170 31.7 27.4-36.5 388 68.3 63.5-72.6
Region 6 383 97 27.4 22.4-33.1 286 72.6 66.9-77.6
Region 7 620 206 31.8 27.7-36.2 414 68.2 63.8-72.3
Region 8 460 124 29.2 24.3-34.6 336 70.8 65.4-75.7
Region 9 & 10 361 112 31.5 26.2-37.4 249 68.5 62.6-73.8
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,276 359 29.7 26.8-32.9 917 70.3 67.1-73.2
Piedmont 2,083 631 30.4 28.1-32.7 1,452 69.6 67.3-71.9
Western NC 512 161 31.6 26.9-36.7 351 68.4 63.3-73.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 317 106 36.1 29.7-43.0 211 63.9 57.0-70.3
Northwest 595 157 26.2 22.2-30.6 438 73.8 69.4-77.8
Charlotte 584 181 30.5 26.4-34.9 403 69.5 65.1-73.6
Greensboro 425 125 31.0 26.0-36.5 300 69.0 63.5-74.0
Southern Regional 502 128 27.0 22.6-32.0 374 73.0 68.0-77.4
Southeast 218 65 32.8 25.8-40.6 153 67.2 59.4-74.2
Wake 682 225 32.2 28.3-36.4 457 67.8 63.6-71.7
Area L & Eastern 548 164 30.0 25.7-34.8 384 70.0 65.2-74.3
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 489 152 33.4 28.3-38.8 337 66.6 61.2-71.7
Region 2 459 124 25.3 20.9-30.3 335 74.7 69.7-79.1
Region 3 541 166 30.3 26.1-34.8 375 69.7 65.2-73.9
Region 4 517 157 32.0 27.4-36.9 360 68.0 63.1-72.6
Region 5 491 126 28.4 23.7-33.6 365 71.6 66.4-76.3
Region 6 454 160 31.5 26.9-36.6 294 68.5 63.4-73.1

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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.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2019 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2019 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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