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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?*

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  Total
Respond.#
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,440 237 6.6 5.4- 7.9 653 19.9 17.9-22.1 1,189 33.3 30.8-36.0 585 17.7 15.8-19.8 776 22.5 20.5-24.7
GENDER
Male 1,306 109 7.8 5.9-10.3 236 19.0 16.2-22.2 436 32.0 28.4-35.8 227 18.1 15.2-21.4 298 23.1 19.9-26.7
Female 2,134 128 5.5 4.3- 6.9 417 20.7 17.9-23.8 753 34.5 31.0-38.2 358 17.3 14.9-20.1 478 21.9 19.4-24.7
RACE
White 2,646 175 5.8 4.7- 7.2 477 19.3 16.9-21.9 898 32.6 29.7-35.7 462 18.4 16.2-20.9 634 23.9 21.5-26.4
African American 613 47 8.4 5.5-12.8 140 22.3 17.9-27.5 222 34.2 28.8-40.0 98 16.7 12.6-21.7 106 18.4 14.3-23.4
Other Minorities 124 12 12.0 6.1-22.4 24 20.6 12.1-33.0 46 38.3 27.2-50.8 16 11.9 6.2-21.6 26 17.2 10.4-27.2
HISPANIC
Yes 85 5 8.3 2.8-22.1 18 21.2 12.2-34.2 30 34.8 22.6-49.4 16 18.6 9.7-32.7 16 17.1 7.9-32.9
No 3,345 232 6.5 5.4- 7.9 632 19.9 17.8-22.1 1,156 33.2 30.6-35.9 568 17.7 15.7-19.8 757 22.7 20.6-24.9
AGE
18-24 315 17 7.8 3.9-14.8 63 23.6 16.8-32.0 95 26.0 19.9-33.3 57 19.1 13.3-26.6 83 23.5 17.6-30.7
25-34 710 40 5.0 3.1- 7.8 120 15.7 12.4-19.7 246 34.5 29.2-40.3 148 24.0 19.2-29.4 156 20.8 16.9-25.5
35-44 763 52 6.3 4.2- 9.2 152 22.3 17.9-27.4 262 32.6 27.9-37.6 126 16.2 12.9-20.2 171 22.6 18.4-27.5
45-54 683 48 6.4 4.2- 9.5 135 18.4 14.4-23.4 235 35.7 29.1-42.8 120 16.1 12.5-20.6 145 23.4 18.3-29.4
55-64 437 33 7.7 4.8-12.2 81 19.4 14.7-25.1 164 36.8 30.6-43.4 62 14.6 10.1-20.6 97 21.6 16.7-27.4
65+ 499 46 7.8 5.4-11.2 96 20.8 16.0-26.7 174 33.7 28.2-39.7 67 14.6 10.6-19.6 116 23.1 18.4-28.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 311 38 13.7 8.4-21.6 62 21.8 15.8-29.3 100 29.5 22.7-37.4 43 15.5 10.6-22.2 68 19.4 14.2-26.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 970 81 7.1 5.2- 9.7 212 22.2 18.2-26.8 305 31.1 26.9-35.7 148 15.2 12.0-18.9 224 24.4 20.6-28.7
Some Post-H.S. 924 58 4.6 3.3- 6.5 167 19.8 16.2-24.1 347 35.4 31.0-40.0 151 18.6 15.0-22.8 201 21.6 17.9-25.7
College Graduate 1,226 59 5.2 3.6- 7.4 211 17.1 14.4-20.2 434 35.1 30.4-40.2 241 20.2 16.7-24.1 281 22.4 18.9-26.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 239 21 8.9 4.1-18.2 53 20.7 13.9-29.8 74 31.0 22.7-40.8 29 11.1 6.4-18.7 62 28.2 20.3-37.8
$15,000- 24,999 505 49 11.2 7.4-16.4 102 20.5 15.8-26.2 167 29.0 23.4-35.4 77 16.2 11.9-21.6 110 23.1 18.0-29.1
$25,000- 34,999 503 30 5.6 3.5- 9.0 99 22.0 16.5-28.8 174 33.8 28.1-40.2 91 19.7 14.7-25.8 109 18.8 14.3-24.4
$35,000- 49,999 592 37 4.1 2.8- 6.0 111 20.5 16.3-25.6 222 38.1 32.5-44.0 99 16.7 12.9-21.3 123 20.6 16.3-25.6
$50,000+ 1,057 52 4.2 2.8- 6.2 187 17.6 14.5-21.1 349 32.6 27.6-38.1 215 22.3 18.3-26.9 254 23.3 19.5-27.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 221 13 4.1 2.3- 7.2 42 20.5 15.0-27.3 80 36.4 29.4-44.0 42 19.5 13.9-26.7 44 19.5 14.2-26.2
Cumberland 229 13 7.4 3.2-16.0 42 14.7 10.6-20.1 87 38.1 30.7-46.1 33 14.5 9.7-21.1 54 25.4 19.3-32.5
Durham 232 15 7.5 4.2-13.2 45 16.0 11.4-22.0 84 40.5 32.1-49.5 41 16.4 11.6-22.5 47 19.6 14.0-26.8
Forsyth 259 25 7.5 4.8-11.4 55 22.4 16.6-29.5 93 35.0 28.5-42.1 37 16.3 10.9-23.6 49 18.8 13.9-24.9
Gaston 237 19 7.3 4.6-11.5 44 18.6 13.4-25.1 87 36.9 30.3-44.0 36 16.1 11.4-22.4 51 21.1 16.0-27.2
Guilford 243 17 6.3 3.8-10.3 40 16.8 12.0-22.9 85 36.0 29.4-43.2 42 18.8 13.5-25.4 59 22.2 17.0-28.4
Mecklenburg 261 15 7.5 4.2-13.0 52 21.4 16.1-27.8 91 34.7 28.3-41.7 54 19.8 15.0-25.7 49 16.6 12.4-21.9
New Hanover 236 14 5.8 3.1-10.5 35 17.5 12.6-23.9 90 36.6 30.0-43.8 38 14.6 10.4-20.0 59 25.5 19.5-32.5
Onslow 229 16 7.2 4.3-11.8 38 16.1 11.5-22.1 75 33.0 26.7-40.1 32 13.1 9.0-18.5 68 30.6 24.3-37.7
Wake 281 15 6.1 3.5-10.3 60 22.5 17.4-28.7 89 29.0 23.6-35.1 57 21.6 16.5-27.7 60 20.8 16.0-26.6
Western NC 326 31 8.4 5.8-12.1 62 18.3 14.1-23.4 101 31.2 25.8-37.1 57 17.3 13.2-22.3 75 24.9 19.7-30.9
Piedmont NC 362 22 5.0 3.0- 8.3 73 20.3 15.4-26.3 117 33.2 26.8-40.3 66 19.4 14.5-25.3 84 22.1 17.5-27.6
Eastern NC 324 22 7.4 4.5-12.0 65 20.8 15.9-26.8 110 32.2 26.2-38.7 50 14.4 10.6-19.4 77 25.1 19.8-31.3

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing moderate activities at least 10 minutes at a time.

#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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