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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

Physical Activity

Now thinking about the vigorous physical activities you do (when you are not working, if employed or self-employed) in a usual week, do you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as running, aerobics, heavy yard work, or anything el se that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,128 2,255 39.3 37.4-41.2 3,873 60.7 58.8-62.6
Piedmont NC 662 234 39.4 35.0-44.0 428 60.6 56.0-65.0
GENDER
Male 238 108 47.9 40.5-55.4 130 52.1 44.6-59.5
Female 424 126 32.8 27.8-38.2 298 67.2 61.8-72.2
RACE
White 550 206 42.1 37.3-47.1 344 57.9 52.9-62.7
Other 103 26 26.1 17.1-37.7 77 73.9 62.3-82.9
AGE
18-44 283 136 51.5 44.5-58.4 147 48.5 41.6-55.5
45+ 375 97 28.6 22.5-35.5 278 71.4 64.5-77.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 346 95 31.7 25.8-38.1 251 68.3 61.9-74.2
Some College + 315 139 48.6 41.9-55.4 176 51.4 44.6-58.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 385 119 35.3 29.7-41.4 266 64.7 58.6-70.3
$50,000+ 158 83 56.1 46.6-65.1 75 43.9 34.9-53.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 411 157 42.3 36.9-48.0 254 57.7 52.0-63.1
Cumberland 425 172 50.6 42.6-58.4 253 49.4 41.6-57.4
Durham 395 170 50.0 43.3-56.6 225 50.0 43.4-56.7
Forsyth 456 157 40.1 34.7-45.8 299 59.9 54.2-65.3
Gaston 463 142 35.7 30.7-41.0 321 64.3 59.0-69.3
Guilford 409 125 34.3 29.1-40.0 284 65.7 60.0-70.9
Mecklenburg 425 169 40.2 34.9-45.8 256 59.8 54.2-65.1
New Hanover 402 178 50.1 43.5-56.8 224 49.9 43.2-56.5
Onslow 434 184 49.2 42.3-56.1 250 50.8 43.9-57.7
Wake 422 187 48.7 43.1-54.2 235 51.3 45.8-56.9
Western NC 613 198 36.1 31.9-40.7 415 63.9 59.3-68.1
Piedmont NC 662 234 39.4 35.0-44.0 428 60.6 56.0-65.0
Eastern NC 611 182 32.8 28.3-37.6 429 67.2 62.4-71.7

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#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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