Search Disclaimer SC DHEC Home Health Services Contact Us Health Topics A to Z

BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

TO PRINT WIDE TABLES USE LANDSCAPE ORIENTATION

Risk Factors

Risk Factor for being Overweight or Obese*

Back to Risk Factors. Select a different topic for South Carolina:
  Total
Respond.#
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,686 2,288 39.8 38.2-41.3 3,398 60.2 58.7-61.8
GENDER
Male 2,215 696 33.2 30.9-35.6 1,519 66.8 64.4-69.1
Female 3,471 1,592 46.1 44.1-48.0 1,879 53.9 52.0-55.9
RACE
White 4,436 1,929 44.2 42.5-45.9 2,507 55.8 54.1-57.5
African American 1,058 285 27.7 24.6-31.1 773 72.3 68.9-75.4
Other 151 61 37.6 28.8-47.4 90 62.4 52.6-71.2
HISPANIC
Yes 140 50 37.1 27.6-47.7 90 62.9 52.3-72.4
No 5,501 2,221 39.9 38.3-41.4 3,280 60.1 58.6-61.7
AGE
18-24 369 213 57.4 51.5-63.1 156 42.6 36.9-48.5
25-34 912 403 40.6 37.0-44.3 509 59.4 55.7-63.0
35-44 1,092 432 36.8 33.7-40.1 660 63.2 59.9-66.3
45-54 1,163 413 33.5 30.5-36.6 750 66.5 63.4-69.5
55-64 951 329 32.4 29.2-35.7 622 67.6 64.3-70.8
65+ 1,165 480 40.4 37.2-43.6 685 59.6 56.4-62.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 688 233 34.9 30.6-39.3 455 65.1 60.7-69.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,753 650 36.9 34.1-39.7 1,103 63.1 60.3-65.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,474 596 40.7 37.7-43.8 878 59.3 56.2-62.3
College Graduate 1,765 805 44.7 42.0-47.3 960 55.3 52.7-58.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 689 240 37.0 32.4-41.9 449 63.0 58.1-67.6
$15,000- $24,999 973 356 37.1 33.5-40.9 617 62.9 59.1-66.5
$25,000- $34,999 724 284 39.0 34.7-43.4 440 61.0 56.6-65.3
$35,000- $49,999 854 334 37.8 34.0-41.7 520 62.2 58.3-66.0
$50,000+ 1,801 768 41.0 38.5-43.6 1,033 59.0 56.4-61.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 357 149 42.2 36.0-48.7 208 57.8 51.3-64.0
Appalachia II 667 270 42.5 37.9-47.1 397 57.5 52.9-62.1
Appalachia III 456 188 41.5 36.1-47.2 268 58.5 52.8-63.9
Catawba 373 149 36.7 31.4-42.4 224 63.3 57.6-68.6
Edisto Savannah 442 147 32.5 27.5-38.0 295 67.5 62.0-72.5
Low Country 288 129 38.3 31.9-45.2 159 61.7 54.8-68.1
Palmetto 861 359 41.1 37.2-45.1 502 58.9 54.9-62.8
Pee Dee 400 144 38.9 33.2-45.0 256 61.1 55.0-66.8
Trident 715 309 43.6 39.3-47.9 406 56.4 52.1-60.7
Upper Savannah 283 101 33.7 27.7-40.2 182 66.3 59.8-72.3
Waccamaw 500 210 39.6 34.7-44.7 290 60.4 55.3-65.3
Wateree 293 107 36.6 30.3-43.4 186 63.4 56.6-69.7

* Not At Risk corresponds to BMI<25
At Risk corresponds to 25<=BMI<99.

#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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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

BRFSS HOME

This page was generated on 19AUG04.