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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Risk Factors

Leisure Time Physical Activity *

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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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*Data in this table were derived from the exercise question.
Yes = Respondents who report any level of physical activity or exercise.
No = Respondents reporting no physical activity or exercise.

#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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