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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Obesity Risk Factors

Risk Factor for being Overweight or Obese*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,138 2,901 35.5 34.2-36.8 5,237 64.5 63.2-65.8
GENDER
Male 3,289 868 28.2 26.3-30.3 2,421 71.8 69.7-73.7
Female 4,849 2,033 42.4 40.7-44.1 2,816 57.6 55.9-59.3
RACE
White 6,167 2,388 38.8 37.4-40.3 3,779 61.2 59.7-62.6
African American 1,725 413 26.2 23.5-29.2 1,312 73.8 70.8-76.5
Other 196 84 42.6 34.4-51.3 112 57.4 48.7-65.6
HISPANIC
Yes 109 37 36.6 26.5-48.1 72 63.4 51.9-73.5
No 7,900 2,823 35.5 34.1-36.8 5,077 64.5 63.2-65.9
AGE
18-24 388 200 50.4 44.7-56.0 188 49.6 44.0-55.3
25-34 1,003 407 37.4 34.2-40.8 596 62.6 59.2-65.8
35-44 1,445 475 30.3 27.8-32.9 970 69.7 67.1-72.2
45-54 1,630 490 28.4 26.1-30.9 1,140 71.6 69.1-73.9
55-64 1,581 480 30.3 27.8-32.9 1,101 69.7 67.1-72.2
65+ 2,033 822 39.2 36.9-41.6 1,211 60.8 58.4-63.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,077 365 35.9 32.0-39.9 712 64.1 60.1-68.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,596 835 30.7 28.5-33.1 1,761 69.3 66.9-71.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,043 711 35.8 33.2-38.5 1,332 64.2 61.5-66.8
College Graduate 2,405 983 40.7 38.4-43.0 1,422 59.3 57.0-61.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 982 324 31.4 27.5-35.6 658 68.6 64.4-72.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,304 449 34.3 31.0-37.7 855 65.7 62.3-69.0
$25,000- $34,999 956 339 35.7 32.0-39.6 617 64.3 60.4-68.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,210 380 30.2 27.3-33.3 830 69.8 66.7-72.7
$50,000+ 2,649 984 37.1 34.9-39.2 1,665 62.9 60.8-65.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 510 162 30.1 25.6-35.0 348 69.9 65.0-74.4
Appalachia II 914 349 39.0 35.0-43.2 565 61.0 56.8-65.0
Appalachia III 663 232 35.8 31.5-40.4 431 64.2 59.6-68.5
Catawba 523 192 37.4 32.6-42.5 331 62.6 57.5-67.4
Edisto Savannah 609 197 32.2 27.2-37.6 412 67.8 62.4-72.8
Low Country 430 174 41.0 34.8-47.4 256 59.0 52.6-65.2
Palmetto 1,242 452 37.0 33.7-40.4 790 63.0 59.6-66.3
Pee Dee 675 239 35.6 31.3-40.2 436 64.4 59.8-68.7
Trident 973 364 35.0 31.5-38.7 609 65.0 61.3-68.5
Upper Savannah 448 133 28.6 24.0-33.8 315 71.4 66.2-76.0
Waccamaw 649 245 36.5 32.1-41.2 404 63.5 58.8-67.9
Wateree 404 129 31.4 26.1-37.2 275 68.6 62.8-73.9
Region***
Region I 958 295 29.4 26.1-32.9 663 70.6 67.1-73.9
Region II 1,577 581 37.7 34.7-40.8 996 62.3 59.2-65.3
Region III 1,765 644 37.1 34.4-39.9 1,121 62.9 60.1-65.6
Region IV 1,079 368 34.0 30.6-37.6 711 66.0 62.4-69.4
Region V 609 197 32.2 27.2-37.6 412 67.8 62.4-72.8
Region VI 649 245 36.5 32.1-41.2 404 63.5 58.8-67.9
Region VII 973 364 35.0 31.5-38.7 609 65.0 61.3-68.5
Region VIII 430 174 41.0 34.8-47.4 256 59.0 52.6-65.2

*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

*** 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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