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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Physical Activity

On days when you do vigorous 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 2,202 155 6.4 5.1- 7.9 491 22.0 19.4-24.9 945 42.1 38.8-45.5 368 17.8 15.5-20.5 243 11.6 9.8-13.8
GENDER
Male 1,135 63 4.9 3.5- 6.9 195 17.9 14.7-21.6 490 41.7 37.6-46.1 232 21.5 18.1-25.5 155 13.9 11.3-17.0
Female 1,067 92 8.5 6.3-11.3 296 28.0 23.5-32.9 455 42.7 37.4-48.1 136 12.5 10.0-15.5 88 8.4 6.1-11.4
RACE
White 1,717 130 7.2 5.6- 9.1 383 21.9 18.8-25.3 740 42.8 39.0-46.6 283 18.0 15.4-21.1 181 10.1 8.2-12.4
African American 338 22 5.0 2.8- 8.9 68 19.3 14.1-25.9 140 38.4 31.2-46.2 61 17.2 11.7-24.5 47 20.0 14.1-27.6
Other Minorities 112 2 1.0 0.3- 4.2 32 29.8 17.8-45.5 49 44.4 29.2-60.7 20 19.8 10.9-33.3 9 4.9 2.1-11.2
HISPANIC
Yes 80 3 2.6 0.6-10.3 17 16.4 7.9-31.0 44 61.6 44.3-76.4 11 14.7 6.6-29.6 5 4.7 1.3-15.6
No 2,117 152 6.6 5.2- 8.2 473 22.3 19.6-25.3 900 41.1 37.8-44.5 356 18.0 15.6-20.7 236 12.0 10.0-14.2
AGE
18-24 301 23 8.5 4.9-14.2 75 23.4 17.3-30.9 119 39.4 31.2-48.2 59 20.4 13.8-29.0 25 8.3 5.1-13.3
25-34 609 43 5.5 3.7- 8.2 143 24.9 19.5-31.1 279 42.8 37.0-48.9 93 17.0 12.6-22.6 51 9.8 6.8-13.9
35-44 513 34 6.6 4.0-10.6 106 19.0 14.6-24.3 225 43.3 37.1-49.8 89 18.3 14.1-23.4 59 12.8 9.2-17.5
45-54 386 26 5.9 3.5- 9.8 95 22.4 16.1-30.3 162 44.1 34.9-53.8 48 11.3 7.6-16.6 55 16.2 10.7-23.9
55-64 193 19 7.0 3.8-12.5 35 18.0 11.8-26.5 71 38.4 29.5-48.2 39 23.6 16.0-33.5 29 12.9 7.8-20.8
65+ 182 10 4.6 1.9-10.4 35 22.9 15.1-33.1 77 37.8 28.5-48.0 36 22.7 15.0-32.8 24 12.1 6.4-21.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 140 11 3.5 1.7- 7.1 22 14.1 7.5-24.8 50 41.8 29.6-55.2 35 24.6 16.1-35.6 22 16.0 9.0-26.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 547 48 7.3 4.9-10.6 116 20.4 16.0-25.7 219 37.5 31.7-43.6 93 20.4 15.2-26.8 71 14.4 10.7-19.2
Some Post-H.S. 607 37 7.5 4.8-11.4 132 20.7 16.5-25.7 255 42.1 36.4-48.0 108 17.2 13.3-21.8 75 12.6 9.2-16.9
College Graduate 905 59 5.6 3.8- 8.1 221 26.3 21.4-32.0 419 46.0 40.1-52.1 132 14.5 11.5-18.1 74 7.5 5.3-10.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 119 8 8.6 3.3-20.5 35 25.1 15.2-38.6 44 42.2 29.6-55.9 16 12.2 5.7-24.1 16 12.0 6.3-21.6
$15,000- 24,999 287 22 6.2 3.5-11.0 68 21.1 15.2-28.5 108 34.9 27.3-43.5 50 24.5 16.6-34.5 39 13.3 8.8-19.6
$25,000- 34,999 325 23 4.5 2.6- 7.7 68 25.1 18.4-33.2 143 45.0 36.7-53.6 48 13.2 8.8-19.2 43 12.2 7.8-18.7
$35,000- 49,999 405 30 5.5 3.3- 9.0 83 21.1 15.8-27.7 187 44.0 37.2-51.0 73 18.3 13.5-24.2 32 11.1 7.0-17.1
$50,000+ 774 55 6.0 4.1- 8.7 183 24.4 19.4-30.1 331 41.1 34.9-47.5 138 20.1 15.9-25.2 67 8.5 5.9-11.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 151 13 8.0 4.3-14.5 32 19.7 13.6-27.7 61 41.8 32.9-51.2 22 16.2 10.5-24.2 23 14.3 9.3-21.5
Cumberland 169 8 3.4 1.6- 7.2 36 16.4 10.3-25.0 91 60.1 47.2-71.7 28 16.6 10.4-25.7 6 3.5 1.5- 8.0
Durham 166 12 5.0 2.6- 9.4 39 19.3 13.2-27.3 72 45.2 34.8-56.1 24 19.1 10.6-32.1 19 11.3 6.7-18.5
Forsyth 156 8 3.8 1.7- 7.9 33 24.7 16.1-35.9 73 43.3 34.1-52.9 24 15.0 9.7-22.3 18 13.4 7.8-21.9
Gaston 136 13 9.1 5.0-15.7 26 15.5 10.1-23.1 57 45.1 35.7-54.8 23 16.5 10.8-24.3 17 13.9 7.8-23.5
Guilford 120 10 8.9 4.5-16.9 19 17.7 10.7-27.9 56 41.6 32.1-51.8 21 16.5 10.6-24.8 14 15.3 8.4-26.3
Mecklenburg 164 10 5.4 2.8-10.2 42 26.6 19.7-34.7 67 39.3 31.4-47.9 31 19.7 13.7-27.4 14 9.1 5.0-16.0
New Hanover 172 15 6.5 3.7-11.3 41 29.6 18.0-44.5 66 34.4 25.6-44.3 30 19.4 12.9-28.1 20 10.1 6.0-16.5
Onslow 182 10 6.1 2.9-12.2 43 21.6 14.9-30.2 77 35.8 27.3-45.2 31 19.4 11.7-30.5 21 17.2 8.2-32.4
Wake 186 14 8.2 4.3-15.1 52 25.3 19.0-32.9 76 43.2 35.3-51.4 24 12.0 7.8-17.9 20 11.3 7.1-17.6
Western NC 189 18 9.1 5.5-14.9 38 16.0 11.4-21.9 74 38.2 30.8-46.1 33 21.6 15.2-29.8 26 15.1 10.0-22.0
Piedmont NC 231 13 5.3 2.9- 9.4 55 24.6 18.0-32.6 99 41.7 33.6-50.3 43 18.4 13.0-25.5 21 9.9 6.2-15.5
Eastern NC 180 11 6.4 3.4-11.6 35 20.2 13.9-28.3 76 41.5 33.2-50.3 34 18.2 12.4-25.9 24 13.8 8.8-20.8

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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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