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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 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 9,376 146 1.6 1.2- 2.3 2,887 32.5 30.8-34.3 3,412 35.8 34.1-37.5 2,931 30.1 28.4-31.7
GENDER
Male 3,671 28 1.3 0.6- 2.7 932 27.9 25.3-30.7 1,611 41.4 38.7-44.2 1,100 29.4 26.9-31.9
Female 5,705 118 2.0 1.4- 2.7 1,955 37.0 34.9-39.2 1,801 30.3 28.4-32.3 1,831 30.7 28.7-32.8
RACE
White 6,159 108 1.5 1.1- 2.1 2,123 33.7 31.7-35.7 2,332 37.5 35.5-39.5 1,596 27.3 25.5-29.3
African American 2,526 31 2.4 1.2- 4.8 524 27.6 23.9-31.7 853 31.3 28.0-34.9 1,118 38.7 35.0-42.4
Other 456 4 0.3 0.1- 1.4 163 37.7 30.7-45.4 148 36.6 29.5-44.3 141 25.4 19.7-32.0
HISPANIC
Yes 151 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 49 33.2 22.0-46.7 52 39.1 27.2-52.5 49 27.7 17.7-40.5
No 9,021 143 1.7 1.2- 2.4 2,774 32.4 30.7-34.2 3,290 35.8 34.1-37.5 2,814 30.1 28.5-31.8
AGE
18-24 279 17 6.6 3.3-12.8 133 51.2 42.7-59.7 65 19.1 13.6-26.1 64 23.0 16.5-31.2
25-34 664 8 0.7 0.2- 2.1 212 35.0 30.1-40.3 227 35.2 30.3-40.4 217 29.1 24.5-34.2
35-44 1,189 16 1.5 0.8- 2.9 328 27.7 24.1-31.7 402 35.9 31.9-40.2 443 34.8 30.9-39.0
45-54 1,751 15 0.5 0.2- 0.9 480 27.3 24.4-30.4 639 39.5 36.1-42.9 617 32.8 29.7-36.0
55-64 2,263 22 0.7 0.4- 1.2 618 27.2 24.5-30.1 830 38.7 35.5-42.0 793 33.4 30.5-36.4
65+ 3,230 68 1.7 1.3- 2.4 1,116 35.4 33.0-37.9 1,249 39.4 37.0-41.9 797 23.4 21.3-25.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,283 24 2.2 1.1- 4.3 365 30.3 25.8-35.2 405 34.8 30.0-39.9 489 32.7 28.5-37.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,935 46 2.3 1.2- 4.4 843 32.4 29.1-35.9 1,075 34.3 31.3-37.4 971 31.0 28.0-34.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,372 33 1.3 0.8- 2.3 709 29.1 26.1-32.2 847 35.0 31.8-38.3 783 34.6 31.3-38.0
College Graduate 2,772 43 0.9 0.5- 1.6 962 36.1 33.2-39.2 1,081 38.5 35.6-41.6 686 24.4 21.8-27.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,120 25 3.1 1.4- 6.6 290 30.9 25.6-36.7 348 29.2 24.2-34.8 457 36.8 31.4-42.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,609 28 2.1 1.1- 4.2 433 25.3 21.6-29.4 578 38.0 33.7-42.4 570 34.6 30.4-39.1
$25,000- $34,999 1,090 7 1.1 0.4- 3.1 319 32.4 27.6-37.5 371 29.2 25.1-33.7 393 37.3 32.3-42.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,148 15 0.5 0.3- 0.9 344 31.8 27.1-37.0 419 38.4 33.6-43.5 370 29.3 25.0-33.9
$50,000+ 2,964 27 0.7 0.4- 1.3 972 32.7 30.0-35.4 1,197 39.1 36.4-41.9 768 27.5 24.9-30.2
REGION**
Region I 1,211 13 0.8 0.4- 1.8 347 27.4 23.7-31.3 460 38.8 34.5-43.3 391 33.0 28.9-37.4
Region II 1,199 26 2.5 1.3- 4.7 418 35.0 31.0-39.3 415 35.0 31.0-39.3 340 27.4 23.6-31.6
Region III 1,245 20 1.5 0.5- 4.4 413 34.8 30.4-39.4 440 34.1 29.9-38.5 372 29.6 25.6-34.1
Region IV 1,112 15 1.7 0.8- 3.6 307 29.8 25.8-34.1 387 34.8 30.9-39.0 403 33.7 29.7-38.0
Region V 1,130 18 2.3 1.0- 4.9 298 25.7 22.2-29.5 423 37.1 32.9-41.6 391 35.0 31.1-39.1
Region VI 1,206 20 1.0 0.6- 1.7 353 31.7 27.4-36.5 466 37.6 33.6-41.8 367 29.6 25.8-33.7
Region VII 1,128 17 1.0 0.5- 2.2 365 35.2 30.2-40.6 391 35.1 30.5-40.0 355 28.6 24.3-33.4
Region VIII 1,145 17 1.8 1.0- 3.2 386 33.1 29.2-37.2 430 39.4 35.3-43.6 312 25.7 22.3-29.5

*Underweight corresponds to BMI<18.5
Recommended Range corresponds to 18.5<=BMI<25
Overweight correponds to 25<=BMI<30
Obese corresponds to BMI>=30

** 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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