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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Overweight or Obese*

  Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,319 1,704 38.6 36.7-40.6 2,615 61.4 59.4-63.3
GENDER
Male 1,737 514 30.3 27.5-33.3 1,223 69.7 66.7-72.5
Female 2,582 1,190 46.6 44.1-49.2 1,392 53.4 50.8-55.9
RACE
White 3,227 1,387 42.5 40.3-44.7 1,840 57.5 55.3-59.7
African American 953 261 28.0 24.1-32.3 692 72.0 67.7-75.9
Other Minorities 95 42 41.2 29.2-54.4 53 58.8 45.6-70.8
HISPANIC
Yes 96 44 40.8 28.0-55.0 52 59.2 45.0-72.0
No 4,154 1,631 38.5 36.6-40.5 2,523 61.5 59.5-63.4
AGE
18-24 309 177 56.0 48.6-63.2 132 44.0 36.8-51.4
25-34 712 294 38.5 34.0-43.2 418 61.5 56.8-66.0
35-44 864 334 35.3 31.3-39.5 530 64.7 60.5-68.7
45-54 837 287 33.8 29.7-38.2 550 66.2 61.8-70.3
55-64 697 222 29.8 25.6-34.3 475 70.2 65.7-74.4
65+ 871 375 40.7 36.7-44.8 496 59.3 55.2-63.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 658 233 39.7 34.3-45.4 425 60.3 54.6-65.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,368 495 33.5 30.2-37.0 873 66.5 63.0-69.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,076 426 39.3 35.5-43.3 650 60.7 56.7-64.5
College Graduate 1,215 549 43.4 39.9-47.0 666 56.6 53.0-60.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 579 203 36.1 30.5-42.1 376 63.9 57.9-69.5
$15,000- 24,999 769 293 35.9 31.3-40.7 476 64.1 59.3-68.7
$25,000- 34,999 563 203 37.0 31.8-42.6 360 63.0 57.4-68.2
$35,000- 49,999 705 256 34.3 29.7-39.2 449 65.7 60.8-70.3
$50,000+ 1,196 502 39.8 36.3-43.3 694 60.2 56.7-63.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 189 73 38.3 30.7-46.4 116 61.7 53.6-69.3
Appalachia II 361 149 40.4 34.7-46.3 212 59.6 53.7-65.3
Appalachia III 267 104 37.0 30.8-43.6 163 63.0 56.4-69.2
Catawba 199 74 35.3 27.7-43.9 125 64.7 56.1-72.3
Edisto 87 28 26.2 17.5-37.3 59 73.8 62.7-82.5
Low Country 180 82 45.7 37.4-54.2 98 54.3 45.8-62.6
Palmetto 454 179 36.2 31.1-41.5 275 63.8 58.5-68.9
Pee Dee 1,284 493 38.7 34.9-42.7 791 61.3 57.3-65.1
Savannah 150 60 37.7 29.2-47.0 90 62.3 53.0-70.8
Trident 399 175 45.1 39.4-50.9 224 54.9 49.1-60.6
Upper Savannah 288 104 40.6 32.7-49.0 184 59.4 51.0-67.3
Waccamaw 259 98 34.1 27.5-41.5 161 65.9 58.5-72.5
Wateree 155 60 36.4 27.5-46.4 95 63.6 53.6-72.5

*Body mass index is computed as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared:(kg/ m2).
BMI is an intermediate variable used in calculating these measures. No=BMI less than 24.9, and Yes= BMI greater than 24.9.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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