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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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What is the farthest distance you can walk by yourself, without any special equipment or help from others?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not any distance Length of house or less 1-2 city blocks 1 or more miles
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,012 51 1.2 0.7- 1.8 132 4.4 3.5- 5.7 201 6.1 5.0- 7.6 2,628 88.3 86.4-89.9
GENDER
Male 1,160 14 1.0 0.4- 2.3 30 2.6 1.6- 4.2 45 3.5 2.3- 5.4 1,071 92.9 90.5-94.7
Female 1,852 37 1.3 0.8- 2.1 102 6.1 4.6- 8.1 156 8.5 6.7-10.7 1,557 84.1 81.3-86.5
RACE
White 2,273 39 1.3 0.8- 2.2 94 4.6 3.5- 6.2 143 5.5 4.3- 7.0 1,997 88.6 86.5-90.4
African American 550 10 1.0 0.5- 2.2 28 4.4 2.5- 7.7 43 8.7 5.6-13.4 469 85.9 80.7-89.8
Other Minorities 145 0 0.0 . - . 7 2.3 0.9- 6.0 10 5.3 1.6-16.6 128 92.3 82.4-96.9
HISPANIC
Yes 86 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 82 98.9 96.1-99.7
No 2,920 49 1.2 0.8- 1.9 131 4.6 3.6- 5.9 199 6.3 5.1- 7.8 2,541 87.9 86.0-89.5
AGE
18-24 279 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 2 1.1 0.2- 5.5 276 98.8 94.8-99.7
25-34 559 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 0 0.0 . - . 6 3.0 1.0- 8.3 552 97.0 91.7-99.0
35-44 640 8 0.6 0.2- 1.5 12 1.8 0.8- 4.0 15 3.1 1.4- 6.8 605 94.4 90.8-96.7
45-54 566 6 0.7 0.3- 2.1 23 4.3 2.3- 7.9 33 5.4 3.1- 9.3 504 89.6 84.9-92.9
55-64 374 11 3.0 1.2- 7.5 20 6.2 3.4-11.1 37 6.3 4.0- 9.6 306 84.5 78.7-88.9
65+ 568 25 3.1 1.7- 5.8 75 14.8 10.9-19.9 106 18.0 13.9-22.9 362 64.1 58.2-69.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 385 18 2.7 1.2- 5.9 53 13.5 9.3-19.3 65 14.1 9.8-19.8 249 69.6 62.6-75.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 869 16 0.7 0.4- 1.2 39 3.7 2.3- 5.8 66 8.2 5.8-11.6 748 87.4 83.8-90.3
Some Post-H.S. 789 11 1.2 0.5- 3.1 23 3.0 1.6- 5.4 44 3.4 2.2- 5.2 711 92.4 89.5-94.6
College Graduate 960 6 0.8 0.3- 2.4 16 1.5 0.8- 3.0 25 1.7 1.0- 2.8 913 96.0 94.0-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 266 9 3.4 1.2- 8.9 42 15.9 10.2-24.0 48 15.4 9.9-23.1 167 65.3 56.0-73.6
$15,000- 24,999 477 13 0.7 0.4- 1.2 29 7.7 4.7-12.4 47 8.8 5.7-13.3 388 82.9 77.2-87.4
$25,000- 34,999 463 10 2.1 1.0- 4.7 10 2.4 0.9- 6.0 24 4.8 2.8- 8.1 419 90.7 86.3-93.8
$35,000- 49,999 483 5 1.1 0.3- 4.3 3 0.7 0.1- 3.6 13 2.0 0.9- 4.2 462 96.3 93.0-98.0
$50,000+ 793 7 0.6 0.2- 2.2 6 0.6 0.2- 1.6 10 0.8 0.3- 1.7 770 98.0 96.4-98.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 210 4 2.3 0.8- 6.2 12 3.9 2.1- 7.2 9 3.5 1.7- 6.8 185 90.3 85.5-93.7
Cumberland 205 4 2.4 0.9- 6.4 6 1.7 0.6- 4.5 12 4.6 2.5- 8.3 183 91.3 86.4-94.5
Durham 203 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 8 2.6 1.2- 5.6 14 5.2 2.7- 9.6 178 91.5 86.6-94.7
Forsyth 227 5 1.4 0.6- 3.5 9 3.6 1.6- 8.2 17 4.9 2.9- 8.2 196 90.0 85.2-93.4
Gaston 229 5 1.4 0.6- 3.7 8 3.5 1.5- 7.6 18 8.3 5.0-13.5 198 86.8 81.0-91.0
Guilford 187 4 1.2 0.5- 3.3 7 3.1 1.4- 6.6 15 6.6 3.8-11.3 161 89.1 83.7-92.8
Mecklenburg 207 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 8 4.0 1.7- 9.1 8 2.3 1.1- 4.8 189 92.8 87.8-95.8
New Hanover 194 5 1.7 0.7- 4.2 5 1.9 0.7- 4.7 12 4.6 2.5- 8.5 172 91.8 87.2-94.9
Onslow 208 4 1.0 0.4- 2.9 5 2.6 1.0- 6.7 10 3.5 1.7- 6.9 189 92.9 88.3-95.7
Wake 205 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 4 1.8 0.7- 5.0 8 2.4 1.1- 5.0 192 95.6 92.1-97.6
Western NC 304 7 1.8 0.7- 4.1 20 5.9 3.6- 9.4 27 7.1 4.7-10.8 250 85.2 80.5-89.0
Piedmont NC 318 6 1.7 0.7- 4.5 15 3.8 2.2- 6.6 20 5.6 3.2- 9.4 277 88.9 84.4-92.3
Eastern NC 315 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 25 7.0 4.3-11.3 31 9.6 6.4-14.1 258 83.2 77.7-87.6

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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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