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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

Risk Factors

Vigorous Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,071 1,241 20.4 18.9-22.0 4,830 79.6 78.0-81.1
Piedmont NC 659 116 18.4 14.9-22.4 543 81.6 77.6-85.1
GENDER
Male 235 55 23.1 17.4-30.0 180 76.9 70.0-82.6
Female 424 61 14.8 10.9-19.8 363 85.2 80.2-89.1
RACE
White 548 101 19.5 15.6-24.1 447 80.5 75.9-84.4
Other 102 14 12.7 6.8-22.5 88 87.3 77.5-93.2
AGE
18-44 281 69 27.8 21.7-34.8 212 72.2 65.2-78.3
45+ 374 47 10.4 7.5-14.4 327 89.6 85.6-92.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 344 44 13.6 9.8-18.7 300 86.4 81.3-90.2
Some College + 314 72 24.0 18.4-30.7 242 76.0 69.3-81.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 382 61 17.4 13.4-22.3 321 82.6 77.7-86.6
$50,000+ 158 42 27.1 18.6-37.8 116 72.9 62.2-81.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 405 89 24.3 19.7-29.7 316 75.7 70.3-80.3
Cumberland 422 106 26.6 21.1-33.0 316 73.4 67.0-78.9
Durham 391 89 28.1 22.0-35.2 302 71.9 64.8-78.0
Forsyth 454 84 21.9 17.2-27.4 370 78.1 72.6-82.8
Gaston 456 73 19.2 15.1-24.0 383 80.8 76.0-84.9
Guilford 404 74 19.5 15.4-24.3 330 80.5 75.7-84.6
Mecklenburg 420 87 20.2 16.3-24.8 333 79.8 75.2-83.7
New Hanover 396 99 30.0 23.0-38.0 297 70.0 62.0-77.0
Onslow 432 119 29.8 24.3-35.9 313 70.2 64.1-75.7
Wake 420 100 24.1 19.8-29.1 320 75.9 70.9-80.2
Western NC 603 105 19.5 16.0-23.5 498 80.5 76.5-84.0
Piedmont NC 659 116 18.4 14.9-22.4 543 81.6 77.6-85.1
Eastern NC 609 100 18.2 14.6-22.4 509 81.8 77.6-85.4

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*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Yes = 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 vigorous physical ac tivity or less than 20 minutes per day, or 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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