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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Risk Factors

Moderate Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,926 2,463 42.4 40.4-44.4 3,463 57.6 55.6-59.6
GENDER
Male 2,276 1,062 46.3 43.3-49.4 1,214 53.7 50.6-56.7
Female 3,650 1,401 38.9 36.4-41.4 2,249 61.1 58.6-63.6
RACE
White 4,489 1,937 44.5 42.3-46.8 2,552 55.5 53.2-57.7
African American 1,086 367 32.7 28.7-37.0 719 67.3 63.0-71.3
Other Minorities 259 127 50.1 40.4-59.9 132 49.9 40.1-59.6
HISPANIC
Yes 167 72 47.2 34.9-59.8 95 52.8 40.2-65.1
No 5,747 2,385 42.3 40.3-44.3 3,362 57.7 55.7-59.7
AGE
18-24 538 294 52.1 45.4-58.8 244 47.9 41.2-54.6
25-34 1,125 559 50.7 46.2-55.1 566 49.3 44.9-53.8
35-44 1,234 532 42.1 38.1-46.3 702 57.9 53.7-61.9
45-54 1,093 404 38.4 33.8-43.2 689 61.6 56.8-66.2
55-64 776 280 36.5 31.8-41.4 496 63.5 58.6-68.2
65+ 1,108 373 34.3 30.4-38.4 735 65.7 61.6-69.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 772 238 32.1 27.0-37.7 534 67.9 62.3-73.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,772 680 39.5 36.1-43.1 1,092 60.5 56.9-63.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,531 653 45.4 41.7-49.1 878 54.6 50.9-58.3
College Graduate 1,837 888 48.9 45.1-52.6 949 51.1 47.4-54.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 555 178 32.9 27.1-39.2 377 67.1 60.8-72.9
$15,000- 24,999 975 361 40.1 35.3-45.0 614 59.9 55.0-64.7
$25,000- 34,999 845 365 41.8 36.9-46.9 480 58.2 53.1-63.1
$35,000- 49,999 946 414 44.6 40.1-49.2 532 55.4 50.8-59.9
$50,000+ 1,557 756 49.4 45.4-53.5 801 50.6 46.5-54.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 396 174 44.4 38.9-50.1 222 55.6 49.9-61.1
Cumberland 418 191 51.6 43.6-59.5 227 48.4 40.5-56.4
Durham 381 159 44.6 37.9-51.5 222 55.4 48.5-62.1
Forsyth 443 173 42.4 36.9-48.1 270 57.6 51.9-63.1
Gaston 448 176 42.2 37.0-47.5 272 57.8 52.5-63.0
Guilford 394 142 35.5 30.3-41.1 252 64.5 58.9-69.7
Mecklenburg 415 153 35.0 29.9-40.4 262 65.0 59.6-70.1
New Hanover 388 163 44.8 37.9-52.0 225 55.2 48.0-62.1
Onslow 418 210 55.2 48.2-62.0 208 44.8 38.0-51.8
Wake 416 185 45.5 39.9-51.1 231 54.5 48.9-60.1
Western NC 577 240 44.7 40.1-49.3 337 55.3 50.7-59.9
Piedmont NC 643 265 42.1 37.4-47.0 378 57.9 53.0-62.6
Eastern NC 589 232 41.2 36.4-46.2 357 58.8 53.8-63.6

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*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Yes = Respondents who report doing moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or respondents who report doing vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
No= Respondents who report no moderate physical activity or less than 30 minutes per day, or less than five days per week and no vigorous physical activity or less than 20 minutes per day, o r less than three days per week.

#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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