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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 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 9,948 156 1.5 1.2- 1.9 3,283 33.2 31.8-34.6 3,694 36.3 34.9-37.6 2,815 29.0 27.7-30.4
GENDER
Male 3,854 22 0.4 0.2- 0.7 997 28.1 26.0-30.4 1,803 43.1 40.9-45.4 1,032 28.4 26.3-30.6
Female 6,094 134 2.5 2.0- 3.2 2,286 38.1 36.4-39.8 1,891 29.6 28.1-31.2 1,783 29.7 28.2-31.3
RACE
White 7,367 116 1.5 1.2- 2.0 2,647 35.5 33.9-37.0 2,781 36.7 35.2-38.3 1,823 26.3 24.8-27.8
African American 1,918 21 1.2 0.6- 2.2 414 25.3 22.2-28.6 679 35.2 32.1-38.4 804 38.4 35.3-41.6
Other 465 11 2.0 1.0- 3.8 160 38.8 32.3-45.7 168 36.6 30.4-43.4 126 22.6 17.8-28.3
HISPANIC
Yes 156 3 1.8 0.5- 6.5 56 39.9 29.6-51.3 54 35.5 25.6-46.7 43 22.8 14.9-33.3
No 9,631 145 1.5 1.2- 1.8 3,177 33.0 31.6-34.4 3,591 36.4 35.0-37.8 2,718 29.2 27.9-30.6
AGE
18-24 342 17 4.7 2.7- 8.1 171 51.0 44.3-57.7 92 25.0 19.9-31.1 62 19.2 14.3-25.3
25-34 897 13 0.8 0.4- 1.6 339 35.3 31.5-39.3 280 33.0 29.1-37.0 265 30.9 27.1-35.1
35-44 1,497 14 1.0 0.6- 1.7 489 32.5 29.5-35.8 532 36.2 33.2-39.4 462 30.2 27.4-33.2
45-54 2,083 21 1.0 0.6- 1.7 609 27.3 25.1-29.7 770 37.8 35.3-40.5 683 33.8 31.3-36.4
55-64 2,184 27 1.0 0.7- 1.6 625 27.2 25.0-29.6 831 39.8 37.2-42.4 701 32.0 29.6-34.5
65+ 2,945 64 2.0 1.5- 2.7 1,050 33.4 31.3-35.5 1,189 41.6 39.4-43.9 642 23.0 21.1-25.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,264 37 2.6 1.6- 4.2 364 33.0 28.8-37.6 420 28.2 24.8-31.8 443 36.2 32.1-40.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,001 48 1.6 1.0- 2.5 921 30.1 27.7-32.7 1,093 35.7 33.2-38.3 939 32.6 30.1-35.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,490 32 1.2 0.7- 1.8 803 32.0 29.3-34.7 933 36.8 34.2-39.6 722 30.0 27.5-32.7
College Graduate 3,174 39 1.2 0.8- 1.8 1,188 37.3 35.0-39.7 1,239 39.7 37.3-42.1 708 21.8 19.9-23.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 972 23 2.2 1.3- 3.7 274 30.8 26.1-35.9 301 28.6 24.8-32.7 374 38.4 34.0-43.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,438 23 1.7 0.9- 3.1 444 30.0 26.4-33.9 486 31.5 28.0-35.3 485 36.7 32.7-40.9
$25,000- $34,999 1,126 20 1.5 0.9- 2.7 333 31.6 27.6-35.9 415 34.8 30.9-38.9 358 32.1 28.3-36.1
$35,000- $49,999 1,437 25 1.8 1.0- 3.0 465 31.0 27.5-34.6 540 38.6 34.9-42.4 407 28.7 25.3-32.3
$50,000+ 3,669 28 0.7 0.4- 1.1 1,285 34.9 32.8-37.0 1,485 39.2 37.1-41.3 871 25.3 23.4-27.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 726 12 1.3 0.7- 2.5 242 31.2 26.9-35.8 285 41.0 36.2-46.1 187 26.5 21.9-31.5
Appalachia II 679 11 1.5 0.7- 3.1 247 37.6 32.9-42.6 254 36.6 32.1-41.4 167 24.2 20.3-28.7
Appalachia III 509 8 1.7 0.7- 4.0 169 31.5 26.4-37.0 176 30.3 25.5-35.6 156 36.5 30.7-42.8
Catawba 403 6 2.1 0.8- 5.5 113 29.2 23.7-35.4 153 34.1 28.8-39.9 131 34.6 28.9-40.7
Edisto Savannah 1,239 16 1.4 0.8- 2.6 393 32.1 28.7-35.8 415 31.7 28.5-35.1 415 34.7 31.4-38.3
Low Country 1,184 21 1.8 1.0- 3.0 426 33.8 30.0-37.7 474 38.8 34.8-43.0 263 25.6 21.9-29.7
Palmetto 819 14 1.5 0.8- 2.7 287 35.6 31.5-40.0 291 36.7 32.5-41.1 227 26.2 22.7-30.1
Pee Dee 779 16 1.8 1.0- 3.3 228 28.6 24.8-32.8 296 40.1 35.7-44.6 239 29.4 25.6-33.6
Trident 1,208 15 1.0 0.6- 1.9 411 35.3 31.7-39.0 455 36.8 33.4-40.4 327 26.9 23.8-30.3
Upper Savannah 596 10 1.6 0.8- 3.4 175 30.6 25.8-35.8 231 39.5 34.4-44.9 180 28.3 24.0-32.9
Waccamaw 1,215 16 0.9 0.5- 1.7 400 30.8 27.3-34.5 475 40.1 36.4-44.0 324 28.2 24.9-31.8
Wateree 484 8 1.7 0.6- 4.7 146 33.4 26.8-40.6 155 29.7 24.6-35.3 175 35.3 29.6-41.4
Region***
Region I 1,322 22 1.4 0.9- 2.4 417 30.9 27.7-34.4 516 40.4 36.8-44.0 367 27.3 24.1-30.7
Region II 1,188 19 1.6 0.9- 2.8 416 34.9 31.4-38.6 430 33.8 30.5-37.4 323 29.6 26.1-33.4
Region III 1,222 20 1.7 1.0- 2.9 400 33.6 30.2-37.1 444 35.9 32.5-39.4 358 28.9 25.8-32.1
Region IV 1,263 24 1.8 1.0- 3.0 374 30.5 27.0-34.3 451 36.0 32.5-39.5 414 31.7 28.5-35.2
Region V 1,239 16 1.4 0.8- 2.6 393 32.1 28.7-35.8 415 31.7 28.5-35.1 415 34.7 31.4-38.3
Region VI 1,215 16 0.9 0.5- 1.7 400 30.8 27.3-34.5 475 40.1 36.4-44.0 324 28.2 24.9-31.8
Region VII 1,208 15 1.0 0.6- 1.9 411 35.3 31.7-39.0 455 36.8 33.4-40.4 327 26.9 23.8-30.3
Region VIII 1,184 21 1.8 1.0- 3.0 426 33.8 30.0-37.7 474 38.8 34.8-43.0 263 25.6 21.9-29.7

*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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