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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Exercise

During the past month, did you participate in any physical activities or exercises such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,205 4,578 73.6 71.9-75.2 1,627 26.4 24.8-28.1
GENDER
Male 2,382 1,844 77.0 74.4-79.5 538 23.0 20.5-25.6
Female 3,823 2,734 70.5 68.2-72.6 1,089 29.5 27.4-31.8
RACE
White 4,698 3,597 76.5 74.6-78.2 1,101 23.5 21.8-25.4
African American 1,144 720 65.1 60.8-69.2 424 34.9 30.8-39.2
Other Minorities 264 190 67.4 57.2-76.1 74 32.6 23.9-42.8
HISPANIC
Yes 174 121 72.0 61.2-80.8 53 28.0 19.2-38.8
No 6,016 4,446 73.7 71.9-75.3 1,570 26.3 24.7-28.1
AGE
18-24 548 435 77.6 71.3-82.8 113 22.4 17.2-28.7
25-34 1,157 928 78.7 74.9-82.0 229 21.3 18.0-25.1
35-44 1,289 974 75.7 71.9-79.0 315 24.3 21.0-28.1
45-54 1,133 828 72.5 68.2-76.4 305 27.5 23.6-31.8
55-64 824 555 67.0 62.2-71.5 269 33.0 28.5-37.8
65+ 1,191 810 68.7 64.8-72.4 381 31.3 27.6-35.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 833 449 58.3 53.1-63.4 384 41.7 36.6-46.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,860 1,236 65.6 62.2-68.9 624 34.4 31.1-37.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,589 1,233 79.9 77.0-82.6 356 20.1 17.4-23.0
College Graduate 1,891 1,642 87.0 84.6-89.1 249 13.0 10.9-15.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 590 330 57.3 50.9-63.5 260 42.7 36.5-49.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,012 649 64.4 59.6-68.9 363 35.6 31.1-40.4
$25,000- 34,999 883 641 71.4 66.7-75.6 242 28.6 24.4-33.3
$35,000- 49,999 968 773 80.1 76.2-83.4 195 19.9 16.6-23.8
$50,000+ 1,590 1,384 86.8 84.3-89.0 206 13.2 11.0-15.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 424 324 77.3 72.4-81.5 100 22.7 18.5-27.6
Cumberland 429 314 79.0 74.0-83.2 115 21.0 16.8-26.0
Durham 400 301 77.6 72.2-82.1 99 22.4 17.9-27.8
Forsyth 457 329 74.0 69.2-78.3 128 26.0 21.7-30.8
Gaston 467 319 70.7 66.0-75.0 148 29.3 25.0-34.0
Guilford 418 318 75.4 70.2-80.0 100 24.6 20.0-29.8
Mecklenburg 431 331 78.9 74.4-82.8 100 21.1 17.2-25.6
New Hanover 405 326 81.2 76.4-85.3 79 18.8 14.7-23.6
Onslow 436 328 75.6 68.5-81.6 108 24.4 18.4-31.5
Wake 428 335 79.1 74.2-83.2 93 20.9 16.8-25.8
Western NC 619 437 71.5 67.3-75.3 182 28.5 24.7-32.7
Piedmont NC 670 503 74.6 70.4-78.3 167 25.4 21.7-29.6
Eastern NC 621 413 66.9 62.2-71.2 208 33.1 28.8-37.8

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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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