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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Guilford County

Physical Activity

Now thinking about the vigorous physical activities you do (when you are not working, if employed or self-employed) in a usual week, do you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as running, aerobics, heavy yard work, or anything el se that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,128 2,255 39.3 37.4-41.2 3,873 60.7 58.8-62.6
Guilford County 409 125 34.3 29.1-40.0 284 65.7 60.0-70.9
GENDER
Male 143 59 41.1 32.3-50.4 84 58.9 49.6-67.7
Female 266 66 28.7 22.6-35.6 200 71.3 64.4-77.4
RACE
White 276 91 36.8 30.5-43.6 185 63.2 56.4-69.5
Other 128 34 31.2 22.2-41.9 94 68.8 58.1-77.8
AGE
18-44 195 68 39.1 31.4-47.4 127 60.9 52.6-68.6
45+ 209 55 28.5 21.8-36.2 154 71.5 63.8-78.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 150 31 26.9 18.8-36.8 119 73.1 63.2-81.2
Some College + 259 94 38.9 32.2-45.9 165 61.1 54.1-67.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 217 62 32.7 25.6-40.8 155 67.3 59.2-74.4
$50,000+ 114 48 41.9 32.7-51.8 66 58.1 48.2-67.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 411 157 42.3 36.9-48.0 254 57.7 52.0-63.1
Cumberland 425 172 50.6 42.6-58.4 253 49.4 41.6-57.4
Durham 395 170 50.0 43.3-56.6 225 50.0 43.4-56.7
Forsyth 456 157 40.1 34.7-45.8 299 59.9 54.2-65.3
Gaston 463 142 35.7 30.7-41.0 321 64.3 59.0-69.3
Mecklenburg 425 169 40.2 34.9-45.8 256 59.8 54.2-65.1
New Hanover 402 178 50.1 43.5-56.8 224 49.9 43.2-56.5
Onslow 434 184 49.2 42.3-56.1 250 50.8 43.9-57.7
Wake 422 187 48.7 43.1-54.2 235 51.3 45.8-56.9
Western NC 613 198 36.1 31.9-40.7 415 63.9 59.3-68.1
Piedmont NC 662 234 39.4 35.0-44.0 428 60.6 56.0-65.0
Eastern NC 611 182 32.8 28.3-37.6 429 67.2 62.4-71.7

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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