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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Obesity Risk Factors

Body Mass Index Grouping - Underweight, Recommended Range, Overweight and Obese*

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  Total
Respond.#
Underweight Recommended Range Overweight Obese
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,867 134 2.3 1.9- 2.9 2,541 36.4 35.0-37.8 2,494 36.2 34.8-37.6 1,698 25.1 23.9-26.4
GENDER
Male 2,716 25 1.5 0.9- 2.5 779 30.6 28.4-32.9 1,260 43.5 41.2-45.8 652 24.4 22.5-26.4
Female 4,151 109 3.2 2.5- 4.0 1,762 41.9 40.2-43.7 1,234 29.2 27.6-30.8 1,046 25.7 24.2-27.4
RACE
White 5,293 106 2.1 1.7- 2.7 2,149 40.2 38.6-41.8 1,920 36.6 35.1-38.1 1,118 21.1 19.8-22.4
African American 1,345 19 2.4 1.4- 4.3 306 25.9 22.9-29.2 499 35.7 32.6-38.9 521 36.0 32.9-39.2
Other 177 6 3.8 1.6- 8.5 73 41.3 32.1-51.1 60 33.8 25.5-43.2 38 21.2 14.7-29.6
HISPANIC
Yes 126 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7 46 38.7 28.7-49.9 47 34.4 25.2-45.0 31 26.2 17.3-37.6
No 6,662 128 2.4 1.9- 3.0 2,476 36.4 35.0-37.9 2,419 36.3 34.9-37.7 1,639 24.9 23.7-26.2
AGE
18-24 407 21 6.0 3.7- 9.5 210 51.4 45.7-57.1 105 25.8 21.2-31.1 71 16.8 13.0-21.5
25-34 1,019 17 1.8 1.1- 3.2 413 37.7 34.4-41.2 323 33.5 30.1-37.0 266 26.9 23.9-30.2
35-44 1,212 19 1.3 0.8- 2.2 431 32.4 29.5-35.4 457 40.0 36.9-43.2 305 26.3 23.6-29.3
45-54 1,383 18 1.3 0.7- 2.4 472 30.9 28.2-33.7 520 39.2 36.2-42.2 373 28.7 25.9-31.6
55-64 1,273 15 1.5 0.7- 3.5 405 30.7 28.0-33.6 506 39.4 36.5-42.5 347 28.3 25.5-31.2
65+ 1,525 43 2.9 2.1- 4.1 587 37.6 34.9-40.4 563 37.0 34.2-39.8 332 22.5 20.1-25.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 785 24 3.7 2.1- 6.3 246 36.0 31.4-40.9 268 29.7 26.0-33.8 247 30.6 26.6-34.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,138 40 2.5 1.7- 3.6 711 32.8 30.4-35.4 765 35.4 33.0-38.0 622 29.3 27.0-31.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,733 28 1.8 1.2- 2.8 630 35.7 32.9-38.6 634 36.5 33.8-39.4 441 26.0 23.4-28.7
College Graduate 2,198 42 2.2 1.4- 3.4 952 41.3 38.8-43.7 822 39.3 36.8-41.7 382 17.3 15.6-19.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 818 25 3.0 1.8- 5.0 260 33.9 29.5-38.5 259 30.3 26.4-34.6 274 32.8 28.7-37.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,143 27 3.7 2.2- 6.3 344 30.8 27.3-34.4 423 36.1 32.6-39.8 349 29.4 26.2-32.8
$25,000- $34,999 834 15 1.7 0.9- 3.1 301 34.1 30.2-38.2 290 36.3 32.3-40.5 228 28.0 24.2-32.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,070 11 1.2 0.6- 2.5 386 35.6 32.2-39.1 412 37.9 34.6-41.4 261 25.3 22.3-28.5
$50,000+ 2,144 33 1.9 1.2- 2.9 871 38.3 36.0-40.8 826 39.3 36.9-41.8 414 20.4 18.5-22.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 423 8 1.7 0.8- 3.7 142 35.5 30.1-41.4 154 35.3 30.0-41.1 119 27.5 22.8-32.7
Appalachia II 825 18 2.7 1.4- 4.9 340 41.6 37.7-45.6 303 35.4 31.7-39.3 164 20.3 17.2-23.8
Appalachia III 536 7 0.9 0.4- 1.9 181 35.4 30.4-40.7 201 39.1 34.1-44.3 147 24.7 20.7-29.1
Catawba 471 9 2.4 1.1- 5.3 189 35.2 30.3-40.4 160 36.3 31.2-41.7 113 26.2 21.6-31.3
Edisto Savannah 522 8 3.1 1.1- 8.6 168 29.6 25.1-34.6 190 35.8 30.9-41.1 156 31.5 26.6-36.7
Low Country 356 7 2.5 0.8- 8.1 134 37.6 31.6-44.0 127 38.2 32.1-44.6 88 21.7 17.0-27.3
Palmetto 1,033 17 1.8 1.0- 3.2 395 38.9 35.2-42.7 381 35.7 32.2-39.3 240 23.6 20.7-26.8
Pee Dee 509 10 2.2 1.1- 4.5 166 31.0 26.2-36.4 186 36.9 31.9-42.3 147 29.8 25.1-35.0
Trident 868 19 2.4 1.4- 3.9 372 40.9 36.9-45.0 290 34.5 30.6-38.6 187 22.2 19.0-25.8
Upper Savannah 323 8 3.2 1.3- 7.7 95 27.6 21.6-34.6 130 40.0 33.5-46.9 90 29.1 22.8-36.2
Waccamaw 578 15 2.4 1.2- 4.6 215 37.2 32.3-42.4 210 34.5 30.0-39.3 138 25.8 21.6-30.6
Wateree 363 8 4.3 1.9- 9.4 117 33.8 27.5-40.6 142 36.2 30.3-42.5 96 25.8 20.7-31.6
Region***
Region I 746 16 2.4 1.3- 4.4 237 32.0 27.8-36.4 284 37.4 33.3-41.8 209 28.2 24.3-32.4
Region II 1,361 25 1.9 1.1- 3.3 521 39.1 36.0-42.3 504 36.9 33.9-40.0 311 22.1 19.6-24.8
Region III 1,504 26 2.0 1.3- 3.2 584 37.7 34.7-40.7 541 35.9 33.0-38.9 353 24.5 21.9-27.2
Region IV 872 18 3.1 1.8- 5.4 283 32.2 28.3-36.4 328 36.6 32.7-40.7 243 28.1 24.5-31.9
Region V 522 8 3.1 1.1- 8.6 168 29.6 25.1-34.6 190 35.8 30.9-41.1 156 31.5 26.6-36.7
Region VI 578 15 2.4 1.2- 4.6 215 37.2 32.3-42.4 210 34.5 30.0-39.3 138 25.8 21.6-30.6
Region VII 868 19 2.4 1.4- 3.9 372 40.9 36.9-45.0 290 34.5 30.6-38.6 187 22.2 19.0-25.8
Region VIII 356 7 2.5 0.8- 8.1 134 37.6 31.6-44.0 127 38.2 32.1-44.6 88 21.7 17.0-27.3

*Underweight corresponds to BMI<18.5
Recommended Range corresponds to 18.5<=BMI<25
Overweight correponds to 25<=BMI<30
Obese corresponds to 30<=BMI<99.
This table corresponds to what was titled Obese or Overweight in 2003

#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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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