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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Obesity Risk Factors

Risk Factor for Overweight or Obese*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,948 3,439 34.7 33.3-36.1 6,509 65.3 63.9-66.7
GENDER
Male 3,854 1,019 28.5 26.4-30.8 2,835 71.5 69.2-73.6
Female 6,094 2,420 40.6 38.9-42.4 3,674 59.4 57.6-61.1
RACE
White 7,367 2,763 37.0 35.4-38.6 4,604 63.0 61.4-64.6
African American 1,918 435 26.4 23.4-29.8 1,483 73.6 70.2-76.6
Other 465 171 40.7 34.2-47.6 294 59.3 52.4-65.8
HISPANIC
Yes 156 59 41.7 31.2-53.0 97 58.3 47.0-68.8
No 9,631 3,322 34.4 33.0-35.8 6,309 65.6 64.2-67.0
AGE
18-24 342 188 55.8 49.0-62.3 154 44.2 37.7-51.0
25-34 897 352 36.1 32.3-40.1 545 63.9 59.9-67.7
35-44 1,497 503 33.5 30.5-36.8 994 66.5 63.2-69.5
45-54 2,083 630 28.3 26.0-30.7 1,453 71.7 69.3-74.0
55-64 2,184 652 28.3 26.0-30.7 1,532 71.7 69.3-74.0
65+ 2,945 1,114 35.4 33.3-37.5 1,831 64.6 62.5-66.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,264 401 35.6 31.3-40.2 863 64.4 59.8-68.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,001 969 31.7 29.2-34.3 2,032 68.3 65.7-70.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,490 835 33.1 30.5-35.9 1,655 66.9 64.1-69.5
College Graduate 3,174 1,227 38.5 36.2-40.9 1,947 61.5 59.1-63.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 972 297 33.0 28.3-38.1 675 67.0 61.9-71.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,438 467 31.7 28.1-35.7 971 68.3 64.3-71.9
$25,000- $34,999 1,126 353 33.1 29.1-37.5 773 66.9 62.5-70.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,437 490 32.7 29.2-36.4 947 67.3 63.6-70.8
$50,000+ 3,669 1,313 35.5 33.5-37.7 2,356 64.5 62.3-66.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 726 254 32.5 28.2-37.1 472 67.5 62.9-71.8
Appalachia II 679 258 39.1 34.4-44.1 421 60.9 55.9-65.6
Appalachia III 509 177 33.2 28.0-38.8 332 66.8 61.2-72.0
Catawba 403 119 31.4 25.7-37.6 284 68.6 62.4-74.3
Edisto Savannah 1,239 409 33.6 30.0-37.3 830 66.4 62.7-70.0
Low Country 1,184 447 35.5 31.7-39.5 737 64.5 60.5-68.3
Palmetto 819 301 37.1 32.9-41.5 518 62.9 58.5-67.1
Pee Dee 779 244 30.5 26.6-34.7 535 69.5 65.3-73.4
Trident 1,208 426 36.3 32.7-40.0 782 63.7 60.0-67.3
Upper Savannah 596 185 32.2 27.4-37.5 411 67.8 62.5-72.6
Waccamaw 1,215 416 31.7 28.2-35.4 799 68.3 64.6-71.8
Wateree 484 154 35.1 28.5-42.3 330 64.9 57.7-71.5
Region***
Region I 1,322 439 32.4 29.1-35.8 883 67.6 64.2-70.9
Region II 1,188 435 36.5 32.9-40.2 753 63.5 59.8-67.1
Region III 1,222 420 35.3 31.9-38.8 802 64.7 61.2-68.1
Region IV 1,263 398 32.3 28.7-36.1 865 67.7 63.9-71.3
Region V 1,239 409 33.6 30.0-37.3 830 66.4 62.7-70.0
Region VI 1,215 416 31.7 28.2-35.4 799 68.3 64.6-71.8
Region VII 1,208 426 36.3 32.7-40.0 782 63.7 60.0-67.3
Region VIII 1,184 447 35.5 31.7-39.5 737 64.5 60.5-68.3

*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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