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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

Risk Factors

Physical Activity Recommendation Status*

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  Total
Respond.#
Meets Recommendation Some Physical Activity Physically Inactive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,926 2,463 42.4 40.4-44.4 2,452 40.7 38.8-42.7 1,011 16.9 15.4-18.4
Piedmont NC 643 265 42.1 37.4-47.0 260 40.5 35.8-45.3 118 17.4 14.2-21.2
GENDER
Male 231 110 48.4 40.8-55.9 75 34.4 27.7-41.9 46 17.2 12.2-23.7
Female 412 155 37.3 31.5-43.5 185 45.1 38.9-51.5 72 17.6 13.7-22.4
RACE
White 538 231 44.8 39.5-50.1 214 39.6 34.5-45.0 93 15.6 12.5-19.4
Other 96 30 28.1 18.9-39.7 44 45.4 33.9-57.5 22 26.5 16.4-39.8
AGE
18-44 279 129 48.8 41.5-56.1 121 39.2 32.4-46.4 29 12.0 7.8-18.2
45+ 360 134 35.6 29.7-41.9 138 42.1 35.6-48.9 88 22.3 17.8-27.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 333 122 38.3 32.1-44.9 119 35.7 29.6-42.2 92 26.0 20.8-32.1
Some College + 310 143 46.4 39.2-53.8 141 45.9 38.6-53.4 26 7.7 4.9-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 372 145 39.8 34.1-45.9 147 39.7 33.9-45.7 80 20.5 16.2-25.5
$50,000+ 158 80 51.6 40.7-62.4 68 41.7 31.2-53.0 10 6.7 3.5-12.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 396 174 44.4 38.9-50.1 158 39.0 33.6-44.6 64 16.6 12.7-21.4
Cumberland 418 191 51.6 43.6-59.5 163 36.1 29.5-43.2 64 12.3 9.2-16.3
Durham 381 159 44.6 37.9-51.5 165 44.6 37.9-51.5 57 10.8 8.0-14.4
Forsyth 443 173 42.4 36.9-48.1 192 42.0 36.7-47.4 78 15.6 12.3-19.6
Gaston 448 176 42.2 37.0-47.5 183 40.2 35.2-45.5 89 17.6 14.1-21.7
Guilford 394 142 35.5 30.3-41.1 180 46.6 41.0-52.4 72 17.9 13.9-22.7
Mecklenburg 415 153 35.0 29.9-40.4 196 49.9 44.3-55.5 66 15.1 11.7-19.2
New Hanover 388 163 44.8 37.9-52.0 159 39.0 32.9-45.4 66 16.2 12.3-21.0
Onslow 418 210 55.2 48.2-62.0 141 29.0 24.0-34.6 67 15.8 10.3-23.3
Wake 416 185 45.5 39.9-51.1 184 42.2 36.9-47.8 47 12.3 8.8-16.9
Western NC 577 240 44.7 40.1-49.3 234 38.5 34.2-43.0 103 16.9 13.7-20.6
Piedmont NC 643 265 42.1 37.4-47.0 260 40.5 35.8-45.3 118 17.4 14.2-21.2
Eastern NC 589 232 41.2 36.4-46.2 237 38.7 34.1-43.5 120 20.0 16.1-24.6

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*Meets recommendation = Moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
Some Physical Activity = Do some physical activity , but do not meet recommendations ABOVE.
Physically Inactive = Respondents reporting no physical activity.

#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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