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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 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 9,666 161 1.7 1.3- 2.2 2,967 32.5 30.8-34.2 3,519 35.2 33.6-36.9 3,019 30.7 29.1-32.3
GENDER
Male 3,653 35 1.0 0.6- 1.6 905 27.8 25.2-30.5 1,647 41.1 38.5-43.8 1,066 30.1 27.6-32.8
Female 6,013 126 2.3 1.7- 3.2 2,062 37.1 35.0-39.2 1,872 29.4 27.5-31.4 1,953 31.2 29.2-33.2
RACE
White 6,378 119 1.9 1.4- 2.7 2,218 35.2 33.2-37.2 2,388 36.3 34.4-38.3 1,653 26.6 24.8-28.4
African American 2,563 32 1.1 0.7- 1.9 523 25.2 22.1-28.6 882 32.6 29.3-36.1 1,126 41.1 37.6-44.7
Other 460 4 1.1 0.3- 4.3 141 32.3 25.1-40.5 166 34.4 27.3-42.2 149 32.2 24.4-41.2
HISPANIC
Yes 171 1 1.9 0.3-12.3 52 24.3 15.4-36.1 65 39.0 27.0-52.5 53 34.8 22.7-49.2
No 9,270 154 1.6 1.2- 2.2 2,842 32.7 31.0-34.5 3,382 35.1 33.4-36.8 2,892 30.6 28.9-32.2
AGE
18-24 314 15 2.5 1.3- 5.1 133 42.3 34.5-50.5 90 30.6 23.6-38.7 76 24.5 18.0-32.5
25-34 817 24 3.5 2.1- 5.9 287 38.8 34.1-43.8 256 28.9 24.8-33.3 250 28.8 24.4-33.6
35-44 1,320 17 1.0 0.5- 2.0 383 28.6 25.1-32.2 433 35.4 31.6-39.3 487 35.0 31.3-38.9
45-54 1,903 24 1.0 0.5- 1.9 521 27.9 25.1-31.0 689 36.3 33.1-39.7 669 34.7 31.6-38.0
55-64 2,149 15 0.5 0.2- 0.9 560 25.8 23.2-28.6 828 39.6 36.4-42.8 746 34.2 31.2-37.4
65+ 3,163 66 1.4 1.0- 1.9 1,083 34.3 32.0-36.8 1,223 39.9 37.5-42.3 791 24.4 22.4-26.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,297 32 2.0 1.2- 3.6 361 31.1 26.6-35.9 436 31.0 26.9-35.5 468 35.9 31.0-41.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,252 50 1.4 0.9- 2.2 903 31.0 28.0-34.2 1,168 34.1 31.3-37.0 1,131 33.5 30.7-36.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,353 40 1.4 0.8- 2.4 710 31.3 28.1-34.7 864 35.1 31.8-38.4 739 32.2 28.8-35.8
College Graduate 2,755 39 2.0 1.2- 3.5 990 35.7 32.9-38.6 1,048 38.0 35.1-41.1 678 24.2 21.7-27.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,168 30 1.3 0.8- 2.1 315 30.1 25.7-34.9 360 30.2 25.9-34.9 463 38.4 33.7-43.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,604 27 1.5 0.8- 2.6 425 28.7 24.6-33.3 524 29.6 25.8-33.8 628 40.2 35.6-44.9
$25,000- $34,999 1,056 21 1.4 0.7- 2.8 291 29.1 23.9-34.9 393 34.4 29.7-39.4 351 35.1 30.0-40.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,265 16 2.3 1.2- 4.5 327 23.9 20.3-27.9 517 39.2 34.4-44.2 405 34.7 30.0-39.6
$50,000+ 3,184 32 1.3 0.7- 2.3 1,096 35.1 32.5-37.7 1,259 38.9 36.3-41.6 797 24.7 22.4-27.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 408 7 1.4 0.5- 3.3 111 25.8 20.8-31.5 172 43.1 36.7-49.7 118 29.8 24.4-35.9
Appalachia II 642 12 0.3 0.2- 0.6 230 35.3 30.0-41.1 237 37.6 32.2-43.3 163 26.8 21.9-32.3
Appalachia III 535 6 1.8 0.6- 5.3 194 32.1 25.7-39.3 175 37.3 30.4-44.8 160 28.7 22.6-35.8
Catawba 245 3 1.6 0.5- 5.4 86 38.8 31.2-47.1 86 27.5 21.7-34.3 70 32.0 24.8-40.2
Edisto Savannah 1,182 14 1.1 0.5- 2.5 319 28.2 24.3-32.5 432 36.3 32.4-40.3 417 34.4 30.6-38.4
Low Country 1,169 28 2.2 1.4- 3.6 389 34.4 30.4-38.5 444 39.3 35.1-43.7 308 24.1 20.9-27.7
Palmetto 1,023 20 1.8 0.7- 4.5 332 31.3 26.4-36.5 359 35.3 30.3-40.7 312 31.6 26.5-37.2
Pee Dee 635 11 1.7 0.7- 4.2 159 31.3 26.0-37.1 228 34.5 29.3-40.1 237 32.5 27.6-37.8
Trident 1,136 24 2.5 1.4- 4.4 354 34.7 30.2-39.5 414 33.1 29.1-37.4 344 29.7 25.7-34.1
Upper Savannah 891 15 1.2 0.6- 2.4 262 34.8 28.7-41.4 319 29.1 24.4-34.2 295 35.0 29.5-40.9
Waccamaw 1,186 12 1.9 0.8- 4.6 362 30.8 26.8-35.0 421 34.9 30.9-39.1 391 32.4 28.3-36.8
Wateree 528 8 2.6 1.1- 6.0 137 25.7 20.6-31.6 203 36.1 30.2-42.4 180 35.7 29.1-42.8
Region***
Region I 1,299 22 1.3 0.7- 2.3 373 29.9 25.9-34.3 491 36.6 32.4-41.0 413 32.2 28.2-36.4
Region II 1,177 18 0.9 0.4- 2.3 424 34.0 29.8-38.4 412 37.5 33.1-42.0 323 27.6 23.7-31.9
Region III 1,268 23 1.7 0.8- 3.7 418 33.7 29.5-38.2 445 32.8 28.8-37.0 382 31.8 27.5-36.3
Region IV 1,163 19 2.1 1.1- 3.8 296 29.1 25.2-33.3 431 35.1 31.2-39.3 417 33.7 29.7-38.0
Region V 1,182 14 1.1 0.5- 2.5 319 28.2 24.3-32.5 432 36.3 32.4-40.3 417 34.4 30.6-38.4
Region VI 1,186 12 1.9 0.8- 4.6 362 30.8 26.8-35.0 421 34.9 30.9-39.1 391 32.4 28.3-36.8
Region VII 1,136 24 2.5 1.4- 4.4 354 34.7 30.2-39.5 414 33.1 29.1-37.4 344 29.7 25.7-34.1
Region VIII 1,169 28 2.2 1.4- 3.6 389 34.4 30.4-38.5 444 39.3 35.1-43.7 308 24.1 20.9-27.7

*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

#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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