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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 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 #
Respondents
Underweight Recommended Range Overweight Obese
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,138 151 1.9 1.6- 2.4 2,750 33.5 32.2-34.8 2,944 35.5 34.2-36.8 2,293 29.1 27.8-30.3
GENDER
Male 3,289 31 1.1 0.8- 1.7 837 27.1 25.1-29.1 1,475 41.8 39.7-43.9 946 30.0 28.0-32.0
Female 4,849 120 2.7 2.2- 3.4 1,913 39.7 38.1-41.4 1,469 29.4 27.9-30.9 1,347 28.2 26.7-29.8
RACE
White 6,167 116 1.9 1.6- 2.4 2,272 36.9 35.5-38.3 2,258 35.9 34.5-37.3 1,521 25.3 24.0-26.6
African American 1,725 28 1.7 1.1- 2.7 385 24.6 21.8-27.5 600 34.3 31.5-37.3 712 39.4 36.5-42.4
Other 196 6 3.9 1.4-10.0 78 38.7 30.8-47.3 67 34.7 26.8-43.6 45 22.7 15.9-31.4
HISPANIC
Yes 109 3 3.8 1.0-13.9 34 32.8 23.2-44.1 42 38.4 28.0-50.1 30 24.9 16.5-35.9
No 7,900 139 1.8 1.5- 2.2 2,684 33.6 32.3-35.0 2,854 35.4 34.1-36.7 2,223 29.1 27.8-30.4
AGE
18-24 388 17 3.6 2.1- 6.0 183 46.8 41.2-52.4 103 26.6 22.0-31.8 85 23.0 18.4-28.3
25-34 1,003 25 2.6 1.7- 4.1 382 34.8 31.6-38.1 302 31.9 28.7-35.3 294 30.7 27.5-34.0
35-44 1,445 21 1.0 0.6- 1.6 454 29.3 26.8-31.9 526 37.0 34.2-39.8 444 32.7 30.0-35.6
45-54 1,630 19 1.0 0.7- 1.7 471 27.4 25.0-29.9 611 38.5 35.8-41.2 529 33.1 30.5-35.8
55-64 1,581 17 1.2 0.7- 2.0 463 29.1 26.7-31.7 595 37.9 35.3-40.6 506 31.8 29.3-34.4
65+ 2,033 52 2.5 1.9- 3.4 770 36.7 34.4-39.0 784 38.9 36.6-41.3 427 21.9 19.9-24.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,077 40 3.9 2.7- 5.5 325 32.0 28.2-36.1 360 31.1 27.8-34.5 352 33.1 29.6-36.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,596 42 1.6 1.1- 2.4 793 29.2 27.0-31.4 954 36.3 34.0-38.7 807 33.0 30.6-35.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,043 29 1.8 1.1- 2.8 682 34.0 31.5-36.7 723 34.8 32.3-37.4 609 29.4 27.0-31.8
College Graduate 2,405 40 1.6 1.1- 2.4 943 39.0 36.8-41.3 902 37.2 35.0-39.4 520 22.2 20.2-24.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 982 33 3.3 2.2- 5.0 291 28.1 24.2-32.2 321 31.6 27.8-35.6 337 37.0 32.8-41.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,304 21 2.0 1.1- 3.4 428 32.3 29.1-35.7 448 33.2 30.0-36.6 407 32.5 29.2-36.0
$25,000- $34,999 956 15 1.5 0.8- 2.6 324 34.2 30.6-38.1 329 35.5 31.8-39.4 288 28.8 25.5-32.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,210 17 1.5 0.8- 2.6 363 28.8 25.9-31.8 468 38.5 35.3-41.8 362 31.3 28.2-34.5
$50,000+ 2,649 36 1.4 0.9- 2.1 948 35.6 33.5-37.8 1,031 37.8 35.7-39.9 634 25.2 23.3-27.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 510 7 1.9 0.8- 4.4 155 28.3 23.9-33.1 210 39.9 34.9-45.0 138 30.0 25.4-35.0
Appalachia II 914 14 1.6 0.9- 3.1 335 37.4 33.4-41.6 337 36.5 32.7-40.4 228 24.5 21.2-28.1
Appalachia III 663 11 2.0 0.9- 4.4 221 33.8 29.5-38.3 236 35.4 31.1-39.9 195 28.8 24.7-33.2
Catawba 523 14 2.7 1.4- 5.0 178 34.7 30.0-39.8 177 32.8 28.2-37.7 154 29.8 25.2-34.9
Edisto Savannah 609 9 0.9 0.4- 1.7 188 31.3 26.3-36.7 217 34.3 29.7-39.2 195 33.6 28.5-39.0
Low Country 430 6 1.9 0.7- 4.9 168 39.0 32.9-45.6 150 34.7 29.2-40.6 106 24.4 19.7-29.7
Palmetto 1,242 20 1.7 1.0- 2.9 432 35.3 32.0-38.7 432 34.9 31.6-38.3 358 28.1 25.2-31.3
Pee Dee 675 18 2.9 1.6- 5.1 221 32.7 28.5-37.2 234 33.9 29.5-38.6 202 30.5 26.3-35.0
Trident 973 23 2.4 1.4- 4.0 341 32.6 29.2-36.3 349 36.0 32.4-39.8 260 28.9 25.4-32.8
Upper Savannah 448 5 1.1 0.4- 2.8 128 27.5 23.0-32.6 173 37.6 32.4-43.0 142 33.8 28.7-39.3
Waccamaw 649 13 1.6 0.8- 2.9 232 35.0 30.6-39.6 235 34.6 30.4-39.2 169 28.8 24.5-33.5
Wateree 404 8 1.6 0.8- 3.5 121 29.8 24.6-35.5 157 37.0 31.5-42.8 118 31.6 26.3-37.5
Region***
Region I 958 12 1.5 0.8- 2.9 283 27.9 24.7-31.4 383 38.8 35.2-42.5 280 31.8 28.3-35.5
Region II 1,577 25 1.8 1.1- 3.0 556 35.9 32.9-39.0 573 36.0 33.2-39.0 423 26.3 23.7-29.0
Region III 1,765 34 2.0 1.3- 3.0 610 35.1 32.4-37.9 609 34.3 31.6-37.1 512 28.6 26.1-31.3
Region IV 1,079 26 2.4 1.5- 3.9 342 31.6 28.3-35.1 391 35.0 31.6-38.7 320 30.9 27.6-34.5
Region V 609 9 0.9 0.4- 1.7 188 31.3 26.3-36.7 217 34.3 29.7-39.2 195 33.6 28.5-39.0
Region VI 649 13 1.6 0.8- 2.9 232 35.0 30.6-39.6 235 34.6 30.4-39.2 169 28.8 24.5-33.5
Region VII 973 23 2.4 1.4- 4.0 341 32.6 29.2-36.3 349 36.0 32.4-39.8 260 28.9 25.4-32.8
Region VIII 430 6 1.9 0.7- 4.9 168 39.0 32.9-45.6 150 34.7 29.2-40.6 106 24.4 19.7-29.7

*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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