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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Obesity Risk Factors

Risk Factor for being Overweight or Obese*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,685 3,005 34.6 33.2-36.0 5,680 65.4 64.0-66.8
GENDER
Male 3,444 913 28.6 26.5-30.8 2,531 71.4 69.2-73.5
Female 5,241 2,092 40.3 38.6-42.1 3,149 59.7 57.9-61.4
RACE
White 6,616 2,537 38.4 36.8-40.0 4,079 61.6 60.0-63.2
African American 1,770 360 23.4 20.5-26.5 1,410 76.6 73.5-79.5
Other 230 81 39.7 31.4-48.7 149 60.3 51.3-68.6
HISPANIC
Yes 168 64 39.7 30.3-49.9 104 60.3 50.1-69.7
No 8,357 2,887 34.5 33.0-35.9 5,470 65.5 64.1-67.0
AGE
18-24 329 181 56.8 50.3-63.1 148 43.2 36.9-49.7
25-34 923 367 37.4 33.8-41.2 556 62.6 58.8-66.2
35-44 1,389 433 27.7 24.9-30.6 956 72.3 69.4-75.1
45-54 1,764 531 29.4 26.8-32.1 1,233 70.6 67.9-73.2
55-64 1,819 531 27.4 25.1-29.9 1,288 72.6 70.1-74.9
65+ 2,401 930 37.2 34.8-39.6 1,471 62.8 60.4-65.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,265 402 32.8 29.0-36.8 863 67.2 63.2-71.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,667 822 31.5 29.0-34.0 1,845 68.5 66.0-71.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,139 727 33.7 31.0-36.5 1,412 66.3 63.5-69.0
College Graduate 2,592 1,046 39.6 37.1-42.1 1,546 60.4 57.9-62.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,039 331 32.7 28.6-37.1 708 67.3 62.9-71.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,317 414 31.3 27.7-35.0 903 68.7 65.0-72.3
$25,000- $34,999 984 312 32.0 27.9-36.4 672 68.0 63.6-72.1
$35,000- $49,999 1,212 389 32.0 28.5-35.7 823 68.0 64.3-71.5
$50,000+ 2,950 1,086 36.5 34.3-38.8 1,864 63.5 61.2-65.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 691 237 34.2 29.7-38.9 454 65.8 61.1-70.3
Appalachia II 635 251 38.8 34.3-43.5 384 61.2 56.5-65.7
Appalachia III 480 146 30.8 25.7-36.4 334 69.2 63.6-74.3
Catawba 371 122 33.0 27.5-39.0 249 67.0 61.0-72.5
Edisto Savannah 1,015 294 28.1 24.7-31.9 721 71.9 68.1-75.3
Low Country 905 344 36.0 31.7-40.5 561 64.0 59.5-68.3
Palmetto 813 298 37.8 33.7-42.1 515 62.2 57.9-66.3
Pee Dee 716 237 33.9 29.5-38.6 479 66.1 61.4-70.5
Trident 1,012 371 38.2 34.2-42.3 641 61.8 57.7-65.8
Upper Savannah 569 183 28.9 24.4-33.8 386 71.1 66.2-75.6
Waccamaw 919 339 34.8 31.0-38.8 580 65.2 61.2-69.0
Wateree 467 148 28.4 23.7-33.7 319 71.6 66.3-76.3
Region***
Region I 1,260 420 31.8 28.6-35.2 840 68.2 64.8-71.4
Region II 1,115 397 35.2 31.7-38.7 718 64.8 61.3-68.3
Region III 1,184 420 36.3 32.9-39.7 764 63.7 60.3-67.1
Region IV 1,183 385 31.7 28.4-35.2 798 68.3 64.8-71.6
Region V 1,015 294 28.1 24.7-31.9 721 71.9 68.1-75.3
Region VI 919 339 34.8 31.0-38.8 580 65.2 61.2-69.0
Region VII 1,012 371 38.2 34.2-42.3 641 61.8 57.7-65.8
Region VIII 905 344 36.0 31.7-40.5 561 64.0 59.5-68.3

*Not At Risk corresponds to BMI<25
At Risk corresponds to 25<=BMI<99.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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