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New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

Weight Control  

Obesity

Denominator includes all respondents except those with do not know/refused/missing responses.
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.  

 

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

All Adults

10671

42.8

41.7-43.8

57.3

56.1-58.4

 

Overweight/Obese by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

18-24

521

63.3

58.6-67.9

36.7

32.3-41.2

25-34

1482

49.5

46.6-52.4

50.5

47.6-53.4

35-44

2296

41.5

39.4-43.7

58.4

56.2-60.7

45-54

2243

36.5

34.2-38.7

63.5

61.2-65.8

55-64

1608

32.4

29.9-35.0

67.5

64.9-70.2

65+

2392

39.5

37.3-41.8

60.5

58.2-62.7

 

Overweight/Obese by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

Male

4397

34.0

32.3-35.7

66.0

64.3-67.8

Female

6274

51.2

49.8-52.6

48.8

47.4-50.2

 

Overweight/Obese by Income

 

Income Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

< $15,000

670

39.4

34.8-44.0

60.6

55.8-65.4

$15,000-24,999

1357

38.9

35.7-42.1

61.1

57.9-64.4

$25,000-34,999

960

38.6

34.9-42.3

61.4

57.7-65.2

$35,000-49,999

1414

42.2

39.1-45.3

57.8

54.7-60.9

$50,000-74,999

1576

38.3

35.6-41.0

61.7

59.0-64.5

$75,000+

3265

45.8

43.9-47.8

54.2

52.2-56.1

 

Overweight/Obese by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

Less than H.S.

823

35.7

31.8-39.7

64.3

60.1-68.4

H.S. or G.E.D.

2929

39.0

36.9-41.1

61.0

58.8-63.1

Some Post-H.S.

2480

41.6

39.3-43.9

58.4

56.0-60.7

College Graduate

4416

48.0

46.3-49.7

52.0

50.3-53.7

 

Overweight/Obese by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/ Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

White/ Non-Hispanic

8083

43.5

42.3-44.7

56.5

55.2-57.8

Black or African American/ Non-Hispanic

978

31.7

28.3-35.1

68.3

64.8-71.8

Other Race/ Non-Hispanic

515

60.0

55.2-64.9

39.9

35.1-44.8

Multiracial/ Non-Hispanic

56

36.5

22.7-50.2

63.5

49.0-78.0

Hispanic

919

38.9

35.4-42.4

61.1

57.4-64.8

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

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