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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

Physical Activity

Now, thinking about the moderate physical activities you do when you are not working (if employed or self-employed) in a usual week, do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as brisk walking, bicycling, vacuuming, gardening, or anything else that causes small increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,135 4,914 79.9 78.2-81.4 1,221 20.1 18.6-21.8
Piedmont NC 666 525 79.5 75.7-82.9 141 20.5 17.1-24.3
GENDER
Male 239 178 77.4 70.6-82.9 61 22.6 17.1-29.4
Female 427 347 81.2 76.5-85.2 80 18.8 14.8-23.5
RACE
White 554 443 81.4 77.4-84.8 111 18.6 15.2-22.6
Other 103 76 70.9 58.3-80.9 27 29.1 19.1-41.7
AGE
18-44 285 237 81.6 75.2-86.7 48 18.4 13.3-24.8
45+ 377 285 77.6 72.5-82.1 92 22.4 17.9-27.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 349 245 71.2 65.2-76.6 104 28.8 23.4-34.8
Some College + 316 279 89.3 84.8-92.6 37 10.7 7.4-15.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 386 291 75.3 70.0-79.9 95 24.7 20.1-30.0
$50,000+ 159 142 90.7 84.6-94.6 17 9.3 5.4-15.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 412 336 80.5 75.5-84.6 76 19.5 15.4-24.5
Cumberland 426 342 83.5 78.9-87.2 84 16.5 12.8-21.1
Durham 394 321 85.1 80.9-88.5 73 14.9 11.5-19.1
Forsyth 454 362 80.5 76.2-84.3 92 19.5 15.7-23.8
Gaston 463 354 76.6 71.9-80.8 109 23.4 19.2-28.1
Guilford 410 325 78.7 73.6-83.1 85 21.3 16.9-26.4
Mecklenburg 426 348 82.2 77.8-85.8 78 17.8 14.2-22.2
New Hanover 402 328 81.4 76.2-85.6 74 18.6 14.4-23.8
Onslow 434 341 77.4 70.2-83.4 93 22.6 16.6-29.8
Wake 423 367 85.8 81.1-89.4 56 14.2 10.6-18.9
Western NC 611 490 79.9 76.0-83.4 121 20.1 16.6-24.0
Piedmont NC 666 525 79.5 75.7-82.9 141 20.5 17.1-24.3
Eastern NC 614 475 76.5 71.9-80.6 139 23.5 19.4-28.1

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* If a respondent reported less than 10 mins activity/week for the next phy. activity quest., that respondent was counted in NO category

#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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