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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Obesity Risk Factors

Risk factor for Overweight or Obese*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,376 3,033 34.2 32.4-35.9 6,343 65.8 64.1-67.6
GENDER
Male 3,671 960 29.2 26.5-32.0 2,711 70.8 68.0-73.5
Female 5,705 2,073 39.0 36.8-41.2 3,632 61.0 58.8-63.2
RACE
White 6,159 2,231 35.2 33.2-37.2 3,928 64.8 62.8-66.8
African American 2,526 555 30.0 26.2-34.2 1,971 70.0 65.8-73.8
Other 456 167 38.0 30.9-45.6 289 62.0 54.4-69.1
HISPANIC
Yes 151 50 33.2 22.0-46.7 101 66.8 53.3-78.0
No 9,021 2,917 34.1 32.3-35.9 6,104 65.9 64.1-67.7
AGE
18-24 279 150 57.9 49.3-66.0 129 42.1 34.0-50.7
25-34 664 220 35.7 30.8-41.0 444 64.3 59.0-69.2
35-44 1,189 344 29.2 25.5-33.3 845 70.8 66.7-74.5
45-54 1,751 495 27.7 24.8-30.8 1,256 72.3 69.2-75.2
55-64 2,263 640 27.9 25.2-30.8 1,623 72.1 69.2-74.8
65+ 3,230 1,184 37.2 34.7-39.7 2,046 62.8 60.3-65.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,283 389 32.5 27.9-37.5 894 67.5 62.5-72.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,935 889 34.8 31.4-38.3 2,046 65.2 61.7-68.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,372 742 30.4 27.4-33.6 1,630 69.6 66.4-72.6
College Graduate 2,772 1,005 37.1 34.1-40.2 1,767 62.9 59.8-65.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,120 315 34.0 28.5-39.9 805 66.0 60.1-71.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,609 461 27.4 23.6-31.6 1,148 72.6 68.4-76.4
$25,000- $34,999 1,090 326 33.5 28.6-38.7 764 66.5 61.3-71.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,148 359 32.3 27.5-37.5 789 67.7 62.5-72.5
$50,000+ 2,964 999 33.4 30.7-36.1 1,965 66.6 63.9-69.3
REGION**
Region I 1,211 360 28.2 24.5-32.2 851 71.8 67.8-75.5
Region II 1,199 444 37.5 33.4-41.9 755 62.5 58.1-66.6
Region III 1,245 433 36.3 31.8-41.0 812 63.7 59.0-68.2
Region IV 1,112 322 31.5 27.4-35.9 790 68.5 64.1-72.6
Region V 1,130 316 27.9 24.2-31.9 814 72.1 68.1-75.8
Region VI 1,206 373 32.8 28.4-37.5 833 67.2 62.5-71.6
Region VII 1,128 382 36.3 31.2-41.6 746 63.7 58.4-68.8
Region VIII 1,145 403 34.9 31.0-39.0 742 65.1 61.0-69.0

*Not At Risk corresponds to BMI<25

** 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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