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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Physical Activity

On days when you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, how much total time per day do you spend doing these activities?*

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  Total
Respond.#
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1-2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,717 600 12.0 10.7-13.3 1,474 31.5 29.6-33.5 1,708 35.4 33.3-37.4 514 11.8 10.4-13.3 421 9.4 8.2-10.7
GENDER
Male 1,786 176 9.2 7.5-11.3 466 26.1 23.3-29.1 690 38.0 34.7-41.4 232 14.1 11.8-16.8 222 12.5 10.5-14.9
Female 2,931 424 14.4 12.6-16.3 1,008 36.2 33.6-38.9 1,018 33.0 30.6-35.5 282 9.7 8.2-11.5 199 6.6 5.4- 8.1
RACE
White 3,664 474 11.6 10.2-13.1 1,160 32.2 30.0-34.6 1,321 35.8 33.5-38.1 375 11.1 9.6-12.8 334 9.3 8.0-10.8
African American 786 94 13.3 10.1-17.3 235 29.2 24.9-34.0 286 32.2 27.7-37.1 108 15.6 11.8-20.3 63 9.7 6.9-13.6
Other Minorities 198 22 10.7 5.6-19.4 57 28.4 20.0-38.6 75 42.3 31.5-53.8 26 10.9 6.5-17.8 18 7.7 4.2-13.6
HISPANIC
Yes 126 14 5.9 2.8-12.3 38 29.2 18.6-42.6 53 43.5 29.3-58.8 16 15.1 7.8-27.0 5 6.4 2.4-15.6
No 4,580 586 12.2 10.9-13.6 1,432 31.5 29.5-33.6 1,650 35.1 33.1-37.2 497 11.7 10.3-13.2 415 9.5 8.3-10.9
AGE
18-24 443 47 9.4 6.2-13.9 125 29.2 22.9-36.3 177 39.8 32.9-47.1 58 12.7 8.7-18.2 36 9.0 5.8-13.7
25-34 947 92 10.4 7.9-13.4 283 29.8 25.5-34.5 396 38.8 34.4-43.5 101 12.8 9.6-16.9 75 8.1 5.8-11.3
35-44 1,016 110 8.4 6.4-11.0 321 32.9 28.7-37.4 364 37.1 32.8-41.7 129 12.5 10.0-15.6 92 8.9 6.7-11.8
45-54 885 134 15.4 12.0-19.5 285 32.0 26.6-38.0 299 32.6 27.7-37.8 90 11.8 8.6-16.0 77 8.2 5.8-11.5
55-64 608 87 14.7 11.2-19.1 201 30.6 25.8-35.9 221 34.2 29.1-39.7 54 10.2 7.1-14.4 45 10.3 7.1-14.6
65+ 779 127 15.1 12.1-18.7 246 33.9 29.3-38.8 234 27.9 23.7-32.5 77 10.1 7.3-13.9 95 13.0 10.0-16.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 479 83 15.8 11.6-21.1 155 31.9 25.9-38.5 122 25.3 19.3-32.3 63 16.7 11.9-23.1 56 10.4 7.1-14.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,354 182 11.9 9.7-14.5 406 30.8 27.0-34.8 463 33.2 29.5-37.1 168 14.6 11.8-17.9 135 9.6 7.6-12.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,275 158 13.0 10.5-15.9 392 29.0 25.6-32.7 484 39.8 35.8-43.9 130 8.8 7.0-11.1 111 9.3 7.2-12.1
College Graduate 1,598 175 9.7 7.9-11.9 518 33.9 30.3-37.8 636 38.1 34.5-41.7 151 9.5 7.5-11.8 118 8.9 6.9-11.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 355 69 14.7 10.3-20.4 110 30.1 23.4-37.8 99 31.4 24.1-39.7 43 15.1 9.5-23.0 34 8.8 5.5-13.7
$15,000- 24,999 723 96 14.9 11.3-19.4 235 34.2 29.1-39.8 240 31.0 26.2-36.3 85 10.9 7.7-15.2 67 8.9 6.4-12.3
$25,000- 34,999 695 80 9.6 7.1-12.9 207 32.7 27.4-38.5 262 34.1 29.1-39.5 80 13.8 10.2-18.4 66 9.8 7.0-13.5
$35,000- 49,999 809 88 10.8 8.1-14.2 244 28.4 24.3-33.0 318 39.2 34.5-44.2 93 13.2 10.1-17.2 66 8.3 5.9-11.7
$50,000+ 1,377 164 10.3 8.4-12.6 440 30.7 27.0-34.7 523 38.4 34.5-42.5 138 10.4 8.2-13.2 112 10.1 7.8-13.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 318 33 11.4 7.8-16.3 108 32.0 26.4-38.0 101 32.1 26.5-38.2 37 13.0 9.3-17.9 39 11.6 8.3-16.0
Cumberland 334 37 8.6 5.9-12.5 86 23.8 18.1-30.7 141 45.4 36.0-55.1 37 12.1 8.2-17.5 33 10.1 6.1-16.2
Durham 308 44 14.7 10.5-20.3 100 29.2 23.7-35.4 110 37.2 30.2-44.9 29 9.7 6.3-14.8 25 9.1 5.8-13.9
Forsyth 353 52 11.4 8.5-15.2 97 29.8 24.1-36.1 148 42.8 36.7-49.0 34 9.3 6.2-13.7 22 6.8 4.4-10.4
Gaston 339 42 12.0 8.6-16.4 126 34.7 29.3-40.5 104 32.0 26.6-37.8 33 11.5 7.9-16.4 34 9.9 6.9-14.0
Guilford 310 57 15.7 11.9-20.5 102 34.2 28.4-40.6 94 30.8 25.2-37.0 29 9.3 6.1-13.9 28 9.9 6.8-14.3
Mecklenburg 339 46 11.9 8.8-16.0 105 32.7 27.4-38.6 135 40.1 34.5-46.0 28 9.1 6.0-13.6 25 6.1 3.9- 9.3
New Hanover 316 33 9.5 6.4-13.9 81 28.4 20.4-38.1 130 38.6 31.8-45.9 44 13.7 9.8-18.7 28 9.8 6.5-14.5
Onslow 325 32 8.7 5.9-12.8 95 25.9 20.6-32.0 128 44.5 36.6-52.6 42 12.5 8.8-17.5 28 8.4 5.6-12.4
Wake 361 51 12.4 9.2-16.6 117 32.2 26.9-37.9 137 38.4 32.7-44.4 31 8.9 6.0-13.0 25 8.2 5.3-12.3
Western NC 460 46 9.4 6.9-12.6 157 33.3 28.7-38.2 154 32.5 28.0-37.5 56 13.0 9.8-17.1 47 11.7 8.6-15.9
Piedmont NC 503 68 11.5 8.8-14.8 139 29.3 24.7-34.3 182 36.8 31.9-41.9 63 12.6 9.5-16.4 51 9.9 7.3-13.4
Eastern NC 451 59 13.9 10.5-18.1 161 34.6 29.6-39.9 144 29.3 24.5-34.5 51 13.1 9.5-17.7 36 9.2 6.5-12.9

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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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