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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

Risk Factors

Moderate Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,926 2,463 42.4 40.4-44.4 3,463 57.6 55.6-59.6
Piedmont NC 643 265 42.1 37.4-47.0 378 57.9 53.0-62.6
GENDER
Male 231 110 48.4 40.8-55.9 121 51.6 44.1-59.2
Female 412 155 37.3 31.5-43.5 257 62.7 56.5-68.5
RACE
White 538 231 44.8 39.5-50.1 307 55.2 49.9-60.5
Other 96 30 28.1 18.9-39.7 66 71.9 60.3-81.1
AGE
18-44 279 129 48.8 41.5-56.1 150 51.2 43.9-58.5
45+ 360 134 35.6 29.7-41.9 226 64.4 58.1-70.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 333 122 38.3 32.1-44.9 211 61.7 55.1-67.9
Some College + 310 143 46.4 39.2-53.8 167 53.6 46.2-60.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 372 145 39.8 34.1-45.9 227 60.2 54.1-65.9
$50,000+ 158 80 51.6 40.7-62.4 78 48.4 37.6-59.3
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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