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Missoula Measures - Nutrition: BRFSS


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Montana Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). 

(This 1998 survey has not been repeated.)

Weight and nutrition
  Overweight     Trying to Lose
Weight
          (5 Veg/
Fruits)
 
All Adults: Total No. No. % (CI)  N (1998) No. % (CI) Total No. No. % (CI)
1997 1743 888 52 (3)                
1998 1729 875 51 (3) 1802 629 35 (2) 1794 434 24 (2)
Combined 3472 1763 52 (2)                
MALE 1528 924 61 (3) 786 190 25 (3) 780 142 18 (3)
FEMALE 1944 839 43 (2) 1016 439 45 (3) 1014 292 29 (3)

AGE
  Overweight     Trying to Lose
Weight
          (5 Veg/
Fruits)
 
Ages: Total No. No. % (CI)  N (1998) No. % (CI) Total No. No. % (CI)
18-29 598 220 38 (4) 313 95 29 (5) 312 84 26 (5)
30-44 1088 545 51 (3) 547 195 36 (4) 548 112 20 (4)
45-64 1032 616 61 (3) 552 236 42 (4) 548 122 21 (4)
65+ 751 381 53 (4) 387 102 29 (5) 383 115 31 (5)

EDUCATION
  Overweight     Trying to Lose
Weight
          (5 Veg/
Fruits)
 
Education Total No. No. % (CI)  N (1998) No. % (CI) Total No. No. % (CI)
< High School 345 180 55 (6) 179 51 29 (7) 176 32 19 (6)
High School 1133 599 54 (3) 600 210 35 (4) 597 103 16 (3)
Some College 1053 536 51 (3) 548 194 36 (4) 546 137 26 (4)
College Degree 938 446 49 (7) 474 174 37 (5) 474 162 35 (5)

INCOME
  Overweight     Trying to Lose
Weight
          (5 Veg/
Fruits)
 
Income Total No. No. % (CI)  N (1998) No. % (CI) Total No. No. % (CI)
<$10,000 168 86 50 (8) 80 26 33 (12) 80 17 23 (12)
$10,000 - $19,000 550 275 51 (5) 291 97 32 (6) 289 57 19 (5)
$20,000 - $34,000 958 474 50 (3) 464 153 33 (5) 464 102 21 (4)
$35,000 - $49,000 548 292 54 (5) 263 111 43 (7) 263 69 26 (6)
$50,000+ 493 270 56 (5) 267 108 39 (6) 267 68 26 (5)

RACE
  Overweight     Trying to Lose
Weight
          (5 Veg/
Fruits)
 
Race Total No. No. % (CI)  N (1998) No. % (CI) Total No. No. % (CI)
White, non-Hispanic 3235 1629 51 (2) 1679 586 35 (2) 1672 407 24 (2)
Non-white or Hispanic 228 127 59 (8) 119 41 36 (10) 118 26 18 (7)

Missoula County Population Estimates (July 1998) By Age and Gender (useful in translating percentages and rates into actual numbers in certain age categories, or vice versa)

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