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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Obesity Risk Factors

Risk Factor for being Overweight or Obese*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,867 2,675 38.7 37.3-40.2 4,192 61.3 59.8-62.7
GENDER
Male 2,716 804 32.1 29.8-34.4 1,912 67.9 65.6-70.2
Female 4,151 1,871 45.1 43.3-46.9 2,280 54.9 53.1-56.7
RACE
White 5,293 2,255 42.3 40.8-43.9 3,038 57.7 56.1-59.2
African American 1,345 325 28.4 25.2-31.7 1,020 71.6 68.3-74.8
Other 177 79 45.0 35.7-54.7 98 55.0 45.3-64.3
HISPANIC
Yes 126 48 39.4 29.3-50.5 78 60.6 49.5-70.7
No 6,662 2,604 38.8 37.3-40.2 4,058 61.2 59.8-62.7
AGE
18-24 407 231 57.4 51.6-62.9 176 42.6 37.1-48.4
25-34 1,019 430 39.6 36.2-43.1 589 60.4 56.9-63.8
35-44 1,212 450 33.7 30.8-36.7 762 66.3 63.3-69.2
45-54 1,383 490 32.1 29.4-35.0 893 67.9 65.0-70.6
55-64 1,273 420 32.3 29.4-35.3 853 67.7 64.7-70.6
65+ 1,525 630 40.5 37.7-43.3 895 59.5 56.7-62.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 785 270 39.7 35.0-44.5 515 60.3 55.5-65.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,138 751 35.3 32.8-37.9 1,387 64.7 62.1-67.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,733 658 37.5 34.7-40.4 1,075 62.5 59.6-65.3
College Graduate 2,198 994 43.4 41.0-45.9 1,204 56.6 54.1-59.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 818 285 36.9 32.5-41.6 533 63.1 58.4-67.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,143 371 34.5 30.9-38.3 772 65.5 61.7-69.1
$25,000- $34,999 834 316 35.8 31.8-39.9 518 64.2 60.1-68.2
$35,000- $49,999 1,070 397 36.8 33.4-40.3 673 63.2 59.7-66.6
$50,000+ 2,144 904 40.2 37.8-42.7 1,240 59.8 57.3-62.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 423 150 37.2 31.7-43.1 273 62.8 56.9-68.3
Appalachia II 825 358 44.3 40.3-48.3 467 55.7 51.7-59.7
Appalachia III 536 188 36.2 31.2-41.6 348 63.8 58.4-68.8
Catawba 471 198 37.6 32.6-42.8 273 62.4 57.2-67.4
Edisto Savannah 522 176 32.7 27.7-38.1 346 67.3 61.9-72.3
Low Country 356 141 40.1 33.9-46.6 215 59.9 53.4-66.1
Palmetto 1,033 412 40.7 37.0-44.5 621 59.3 55.5-63.0
Pee Dee 509 176 33.2 28.3-38.6 333 66.8 61.4-71.7
Trident 868 391 43.3 39.3-47.4 477 56.7 52.6-60.7
Upper Savannah 323 103 30.9 24.6-38.0 220 69.1 62.0-75.4
Waccamaw 578 230 39.6 34.7-44.8 348 60.4 55.2-65.3
Wateree 363 125 38.1 31.6-45.0 238 61.9 55.0-68.4
Region***
Region I 746 253 34.4 30.1-38.9 493 65.6 61.1-69.9
Region II 1,361 546 41.0 37.9-44.2 815 59.0 55.8-62.1
Region III 1,504 610 39.7 36.7-42.8 894 60.3 57.2-63.3
Region IV 872 301 35.3 31.3-39.6 571 64.7 60.4-68.7
Region V 522 176 32.7 27.7-38.1 346 67.3 61.9-72.3
Region VI 578 230 39.6 34.7-44.8 348 60.4 55.2-65.3
Region VII 868 391 43.3 39.3-47.4 477 56.7 52.6-60.7
Region VIII 356 141 40.1 33.9-46.6 215 59.9 53.4-66.1

*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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