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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these vigorous 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 2,014 444 25.0 21.9-28.3 487 25.3 22.4-28.4 576 26.9 24.1-29.9 236 10.8 8.8-13.2 271 12.0 10.2-14.2
GENDER
Male 1,027 232 25.0 21.3-29.2 244 26.5 22.3-31.0 274 24.3 20.7-28.3 122 10.6 8.2-13.7 155 13.6 11.0-16.7
Female 987 212 24.9 19.9-30.7 243 23.6 20.0-27.7 302 30.5 26.4-35.1 114 11.1 8.0-15.2 116 9.9 7.5-12.8
RACE
White 1,574 352 25.0 21.5-28.9 369 24.5 21.4-27.9 461 29.1 25.8-32.6 181 10.1 8.1-12.7 211 11.2 9.3-13.5
African American 315 66 27.2 20.3-35.5 83 24.3 18.0-31.9 85 20.9 15.5-27.4 36 12.1 7.2-19.8 45 15.5 10.6-22.2
Other Minorities 93 18 18.9 9.3-34.6 27 34.3 18.1-55.1 22 19.2 9.7-34.3 14 15.9 7.2-31.7 12 11.8 5.3-24.2
HISPANIC
Yes 69 14 18.1 8.9-33.3 21 42.1 23.5-63.3 18 14.7 7.2-27.6 9 20.9 9.4-40.1 7 4.2 1.5-10.9
No 1,941 429 25.3 22.2-28.8 464 24.4 21.6-27.5 558 27.5 24.6-30.6 226 10.3 8.4-12.7 264 12.4 10.5-14.7
AGE
18-24 270 38 12.5 8.3-18.6 61 29.7 21.4-39.6 92 36.6 28.2-45.8 34 8.2 5.2-12.8 45 13.0 8.7-19.1
25-34 564 109 20.4 15.6-26.1 125 19.0 15.0-23.8 166 28.4 23.1-34.4 82 16.3 11.5-22.7 82 15.8 11.9-20.8
35-44 473 113 26.9 21.0-33.7 113 30.4 24.4-37.2 118 19.9 15.6-25.0 62 11.9 8.4-16.5 67 10.9 7.6-15.5
45-54 353 96 38.1 27.9-49.4 92 23.1 16.3-31.8 99 23.7 17.5-31.2 27 5.8 3.4- 9.9 39 9.3 5.9-14.2
55-64 173 51 33.1 24.0-43.7 45 21.8 14.8-31.0 46 27.4 19.4-37.1 17 9.0 4.3-17.8 14 8.7 4.2-17.3
65+ 163 32 24.9 16.1-36.3 47 31.7 22.2-43.0 49 25.6 17.8-35.3 12 7.7 3.6-15.4 23 10.2 5.6-17.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 125 38 34.2 23.0-47.5 30 28.9 17.2-44.2 30 16.0 9.6-25.4 12 12.0 5.8-23.2 15 8.9 4.5-16.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 504 119 28.6 22.9-35.1 134 27.1 21.6-33.3 122 22.8 17.8-28.6 58 9.8 6.5-14.6 71 11.7 8.5-16.0
Some Post-H.S. 550 129 24.4 19.5-30.1 132 23.0 18.3-28.5 155 29.6 24.2-35.8 61 11.3 8.1-15.7 73 11.6 8.3-16.0
College Graduate 832 157 19.9 14.4-26.9 191 24.6 20.2-29.7 269 31.1 26.4-36.2 104 11.0 7.8-15.1 111 13.4 10.3-17.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 109 26 31.5 19.6-46.6 25 29.2 18.1-43.4 27 20.2 11.2-33.7 12 4.7 2.3- 9.4 19 14.4 7.6-25.6
$15,000- 24,999 269 61 22.6 16.2-30.6 72 31.0 22.4-41.1 69 21.7 15.5-29.4 34 11.8 7.2-18.9 33 12.9 7.8-20.5
$25,000- 34,999 292 69 31.3 22.9-41.1 73 20.8 14.8-28.2 84 27.7 20.7-36.1 26 8.3 4.7-14.4 40 11.9 7.7-18.0
$35,000- 49,999 374 93 26.5 20.4-33.6 84 19.1 14.1-25.4 102 28.5 22.4-35.4 38 11.4 7.5-17.0 57 14.5 10.2-20.2
$50,000+ 704 146 23.9 17.9-31.3 165 23.1 18.6-28.2 218 29.1 24.1-34.7 92 12.9 9.0-18.1 83 11.0 8.1-14.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 144 33 21.3 15.0-29.3 29 21.2 14.2-30.3 41 27.0 19.6-36.1 20 15.2 9.4-23.6 21 15.3 9.4-23.9
Cumberland 142 24 16.9 9.5-28.3 37 35.7 19.6-55.9 41 24.7 15.8-36.4 9 4.8 2.2-10.0 31 17.9 11.2-27.4
Durham 150 33 17.9 12.1-25.7 42 28.7 18.3-42.1 39 23.7 16.0-33.6 20 14.5 8.8-22.8 16 15.2 7.0-30.0
Forsyth 146 33 22.6 15.3-32.0 36 23.8 16.6-32.9 42 27.4 19.0-37.7 17 16.1 9.2-26.7 18 10.1 6.1-16.2
Gaston 128 32 22.2 15.3-31.1 29 23.3 15.8-32.9 29 25.2 17.1-35.5 17 12.0 7.1-19.6 21 17.4 11.1-26.1
Guilford 111 19 23.7 14.7-36.0 24 19.0 12.5-27.9 37 30.3 22.0-40.3 14 13.4 7.2-23.7 17 13.4 8.0-21.8
Mecklenburg 155 37 24.4 17.6-32.9 41 28.3 21.0-37.0 40 24.6 18.1-32.6 19 9.5 5.7-15.4 18 13.1 8.0-20.8
New Hanover 159 27 17.7 11.6-26.0 43 27.0 20.0-35.5 45 25.4 18.8-33.3 21 15.7 9.8-24.1 23 14.2 9.2-21.4
Onslow 160 29 23.5 12.9-39.0 32 20.0 11.7-32.0 53 28.3 20.6-37.5 18 11.5 6.5-19.5 28 16.8 10.8-25.0
Wake 168 35 21.8 15.4-29.9 45 30.6 22.9-39.4 55 29.5 22.5-37.6 21 11.7 7.4-18.0 12 6.4 3.5-11.4
Western NC 170 48 28.0 21.0-36.4 32 18.3 12.7-25.6 47 26.0 19.3-34.1 24 14.0 9.2-20.9 19 13.6 8.4-21.3
Piedmont NC 215 54 28.9 21.2-38.0 59 27.4 20.8-35.1 62 25.5 19.4-32.6 19 8.6 4.6-15.4 21 9.6 6.1-14.9
Eastern NC 166 40 25.3 18.2-34.1 38 21.3 15.1-29.1 45 29.4 21.6-38.7 17 10.4 5.7-18.1 26 13.5 8.8-20.2

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing vigorous 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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