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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Physical Activity

When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do?
Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.#
Mostly sitting/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,665 2,462 61.4 58.7-64.0 809 25.2 22.8-27.8 394 13.4 11.7-15.3
GENDER
Male 1,604 941 53.6 50.0-57.3 360 25.5 22.3-29.1 303 20.8 18.0-24.0
Female 2,061 1,521 70.4 66.5-74.0 449 24.8 21.3-28.6 91 4.8 3.6- 6.4
RACE
White 2,747 1,875 63.3 60.2-66.4 573 23.6 20.9-26.6 299 13.0 11.2-15.1
African American 698 464 60.1 54.2-65.7 180 28.9 23.9-34.6 54 11.0 7.5-15.8
Other Minorities 172 93 44.3 33.6-55.6 46 31.9 21.1-45.1 33 23.8 15.4-34.8
HISPANIC
Yes 114 60 46.6 32.6-61.3 32 36.9 22.6-53.9 22 16.5 8.8-28.7
No 3,545 2,398 62.0 59.3-64.7 775 24.7 22.3-27.2 372 13.3 11.6-15.2
AGE
18-24 344 202 54.7 46.2-63.0 91 25.2 18.3-33.5 51 20.1 14.0-28.1
25-34 920 607 61.0 55.9-65.9 196 23.7 19.5-28.5 117 15.3 12.0-19.3
35-44 1,037 706 65.1 60.6-69.3 219 21.6 18.1-25.6 112 13.3 10.4-16.9
45-54 868 587 57.4 51.4-63.1 201 31.0 25.3-37.4 80 11.7 8.7-15.4
55-64 383 277 68.1 61.0-74.5 80 25.2 19.4-32.1 26 6.6 3.8-11.5
65+ 81 59 74.4 58.3-85.8 15 21.7 11.1-38.0 7 4.0 1.3-11.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 275 143 50.6 41.6-59.6 82 25.7 18.4-34.7 50 23.7 16.6-32.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,051 636 53.6 48.9-58.3 254 29.3 25.1-33.9 161 17.1 13.9-20.9
Some Post-H.S. 975 634 59.0 54.4-63.5 226 26.4 22.5-30.8 115 14.5 11.5-18.3
College Graduate 1,357 1,046 74.5 69.4-79.0 244 19.9 15.7-25.0 67 5.6 3.9- 8.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 148 82 50.9 38.2-63.5 40 26.5 16.9-38.9 26 22.6 12.5-37.3
$15,000- 24,999 538 349 59.3 52.4-65.8 121 22.9 17.8-29.0 68 17.9 12.8-24.4
$25,000- 34,999 550 346 57.8 51.5-63.9 128 26.0 20.8-32.0 76 16.2 12.2-21.3
$35,000- 49,999 733 459 58.6 53.2-63.8 180 24.3 20.0-29.2 94 17.1 13.2-21.8
$50,000+ 1,249 937 67.1 62.0-71.8 235 25.1 20.5-30.3 77 7.9 5.9-10.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 249 162 61.1 53.7-67.9 54 23.8 17.9-30.9 33 15.1 10.6-21.2
Cumberland 254 169 55.7 43.4-67.4 49 28.5 16.6-44.4 36 15.7 10.4-23.2
Durham 242 174 69.2 60.0-77.1 53 19.6 14.2-26.3 15 11.3 5.4-22.1
Forsyth 258 176 63.6 56.2-70.3 60 23.9 18.6-30.3 22 12.5 7.6-19.9
Gaston 259 168 60.3 53.2-67.0 66 28.6 22.6-35.5 25 11.0 7.1-16.8
Guilford 250 184 70.1 62.9-76.4 44 21.0 15.5-27.9 22 8.9 5.5-14.0
Mecklenburg 279 210 74.1 67.7-79.6 55 19.9 15.0-25.9 14 6.0 3.5-10.2
New Hanover 241 164 59.0 48.8-68.5 53 28.9 19.4-40.7 24 12.1 7.7-18.4
Onslow 276 175 57.3 47.4-66.7 64 26.5 18.5-36.6 37 16.1 9.2-26.7
Wake 296 220 71.7 65.1-77.5 49 16.3 12.2-21.5 27 11.9 7.6-18.2
Western NC 313 201 59.2 52.7-65.4 67 22.1 17.1-28.1 45 18.7 13.9-24.6
Piedmont NC 395 246 58.6 51.8-65.1 105 29.6 23.5-36.5 44 11.8 8.5-16.2
Eastern NC 353 213 55.6 49.2-61.8 90 27.1 21.8-33.1 50 17.3 12.8-23.0

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being employed or self-employed.

#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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