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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Body Mass Index Grouping-Underweight, Recommended Range, Overweight and Obese*

  Total
Respond.#
Underweight Recommended Range Overweight Obese
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,319 96 2.4 1.8- 3.2 1,608 36.3 34.4-38.2 1,541 35.6 33.7-37.5 1,074 25.8 24.0-27.6
GENDER
Male 1,737 19 1.7 1.0- 2.9 495 28.6 25.9-31.6 780 43.1 40.0-46.3 443 26.6 23.8-29.6
Female 2,582 77 3.1 2.2- 4.3 1,113 43.6 41.1-46.1 761 28.4 26.2-30.7 631 25.0 22.8-27.4
RACE
White 3,227 77 2.8 2.0- 3.9 1,310 39.6 37.5-41.8 1,163 35.7 33.6-37.9 677 21.8 20.0-23.8
African American 953 16 1.4 0.6- 3.0 245 26.6 22.9-30.8 330 35.7 31.4-40.3 362 36.2 32.0-40.7
Other Minorities 95 2 1.1 0.3- 4.2 40 40.2 28.3-53.4 31 31.6 20.9-44.7 22 27.1 15.9-42.3
HISPANIC
Yes 96 3 4.3 0.8-19.4 41 36.5 24.6-50.3 31 30.6 19.0-45.3 21 28.5 16.3-45.0
No 4,154 90 2.2 1.6- 3.0 1,541 36.3 34.4-38.3 1,485 35.8 33.8-37.7 1,038 25.7 23.9-27.6
AGE
18-24 309 15 5.0 2.6- 9.1 162 51.1 43.8-58.3 76 24.3 18.5-31.3 56 19.6 14.0-26.8
25-34 712 16 2.3 1.3- 4.2 278 36.2 31.8-40.8 244 36.2 31.6-41.1 174 25.3 21.0-30.0
35-44 864 22 2.3 1.0- 5.2 312 32.9 29.1-37.0 294 35.6 31.5-39.9 236 29.1 25.3-33.2
45-54 837 12 1.9 0.8- 4.3 275 31.9 27.9-36.2 302 36.0 31.8-40.5 248 30.1 26.1-34.5
55-64 697 9 0.6 0.2- 1.5 213 29.2 25.0-33.7 281 41.7 37.1-46.6 194 28.5 24.3-33.0
65+ 871 21 2.2 1.3- 3.7 354 38.5 34.5-42.6 334 38.9 35.0-43.0 162 20.4 17.1-24.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 658 23 4.2 2.4- 7.0 210 35.5 30.2-41.2 227 31.8 26.9-37.0 198 28.5 23.6-34.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,368 41 2.9 1.8- 4.6 454 30.7 27.5-34.0 483 35.4 31.9-39.0 390 31.1 27.6-34.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,076 13 1.8 0.8- 4.2 413 37.5 33.8-41.4 374 35.0 31.3-38.9 276 25.7 22.5-29.2
College Graduate 1,215 19 1.4 0.7- 2.7 530 42.0 38.5-45.5 456 38.4 34.9-41.9 210 18.2 15.6-21.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 579 19 3.2 1.7- 6.1 184 32.9 27.4-38.8 184 31.5 26.3-37.3 192 32.3 26.7-38.6
$15,000- 24,999 769 23 2.8 1.5- 5.1 270 33.0 28.7-37.7 247 32.1 27.6-36.9 229 32.1 27.4-37.1
$25,000- 34,999 563 8 1.3 0.5- 3.3 195 35.7 30.5-41.2 214 35.9 30.6-41.5 146 27.1 22.4-32.5
$35,000- 49,999 705 7 0.6 0.2- 1.4 249 33.7 29.1-38.7 278 39.3 34.3-44.5 171 26.4 22.0-31.3
$50,000+ 1,196 17 2.3 1.1- 4.6 485 37.5 34.2-40.9 458 40.1 36.7-43.6 236 20.1 17.5-23.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 189 2 0.8 0.2- 3.8 71 37.4 29.9-45.6 69 35.3 28.2-43.2 47 26.4 19.7-34.4
Appalachia II 361 9 2.5 1.2- 4.8 140 37.9 32.3-43.9 130 33.2 28.1-38.9 82 26.4 21.3-32.2
Appalachia III 267 7 2.6 1.2- 5.6 97 34.4 28.4-40.9 98 38.8 32.3-45.7 65 24.2 19.0-30.3
Catawba 199 2 1.0 0.2- 5.2 72 34.3 26.7-42.8 75 39.8 32.0-48.3 50 24.8 17.8-33.4
Edisto 87 0 0.0 . - . 28 26.2 17.5-37.3 33 41.6 29.8-54.5 26 32.2 21.7-44.7
Low Country 180 6 2.9 1.1- 7.3 76 42.8 34.7-51.3 59 30.0 23.1-37.8 39 24.4 17.6-32.8
Palmetto 454 9 2.1 0.9- 4.5 170 34.1 29.2-39.4 174 41.3 35.8-47.1 101 22.5 18.2-27.5
Pee Dee 1,284 30 2.5 1.4- 4.3 463 36.2 32.5-40.1 464 34.4 31.0-38.0 327 26.9 23.5-30.6
Savannah 150 6 5.5 1.9-14.6 54 32.2 24.5-41.0 54 37.4 28.8-46.9 36 24.9 17.1-34.7
Trident 399 6 3.1 1.1- 8.4 169 42.0 36.5-47.8 133 33.0 27.9-38.6 91 21.9 17.6-26.8
Upper Savannah 288 5 1.2 0.4- 3.1 99 39.4 31.5-47.8 100 31.0 24.4-38.5 84 28.4 21.8-36.1
Waccamaw 259 3 1.3 0.3- 5.5 95 32.9 26.4-40.1 88 33.9 26.8-41.8 73 32.0 24.5-40.6
Wateree 155 6 2.5 1.0- 6.4 54 33.9 25.1-43.9 51 31.8 23.7-41.1 44 31.8 23.2-41.9

* Body mass index is computed as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared:(kg/ m2). BMI is an intermediate variable used in calculating these measures. Underweight=BMI less than 18.5, Recommended Range=BMI 18.5 to 24.9, Overweight=BMI 25.0 to 29.9 and Obese= BMI greater than 29.9.

#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 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
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

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