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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?*

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  Total
Respond.#
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,014 444 25.0 21.9-28.3 487 25.3 22.4-28.4 576 26.9 24.1-29.9 236 10.8 8.8-13.2 271 12.0 10.2-14.2
Piedmont NC 215 54 28.9 21.2-38.0 59 27.4 20.8-35.1 62 25.5 19.4-32.6 19 8.6 4.6-15.4 21 9.6 6.1-14.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 144 33 21.3 15.0-29.3 29 21.2 14.2-30.3 41 27.0 19.6-36.1 20 15.2 9.4-23.6 21 15.3 9.4-23.9
Cumberland 142 24 16.9 9.5-28.3 37 35.7 19.6-55.9 41 24.7 15.8-36.4 9 4.8 2.2-10.0 31 17.9 11.2-27.4
Durham 150 33 17.9 12.1-25.7 42 28.7 18.3-42.1 39 23.7 16.0-33.6 20 14.5 8.8-22.8 16 15.2 7.0-30.0
Forsyth 146 33 22.6 15.3-32.0 36 23.8 16.6-32.9 42 27.4 19.0-37.7 17 16.1 9.2-26.7 18 10.1 6.1-16.2
Gaston 128 32 22.2 15.3-31.1 29 23.3 15.8-32.9 29 25.2 17.1-35.5 17 12.0 7.1-19.6 21 17.4 11.1-26.1
Guilford 111 19 23.7 14.7-36.0 24 19.0 12.5-27.9 37 30.3 22.0-40.3 14 13.4 7.2-23.7 17 13.4 8.0-21.8
Mecklenburg 155 37 24.4 17.6-32.9 41 28.3 21.0-37.0 40 24.6 18.1-32.6 19 9.5 5.7-15.4 18 13.1 8.0-20.8
New Hanover 159 27 17.7 11.6-26.0 43 27.0 20.0-35.5 45 25.4 18.8-33.3 21 15.7 9.8-24.1 23 14.2 9.2-21.4
Onslow 160 29 23.5 12.9-39.0 32 20.0 11.7-32.0 53 28.3 20.6-37.5 18 11.5 6.5-19.5 28 16.8 10.8-25.0
Wake 168 35 21.8 15.4-29.9 45 30.6 22.9-39.4 55 29.5 22.5-37.6 21 11.7 7.4-18.0 12 6.4 3.5-11.4
Western NC 170 48 28.0 21.0-36.4 32 18.3 12.7-25.6 47 26.0 19.3-34.1 24 14.0 9.2-20.9 19 13.6 8.4-21.3
Piedmont NC 215 54 28.9 21.2-38.0 59 27.4 20.8-35.1 62 25.5 19.4-32.6 19 8.6 4.6-15.4 21 9.6 6.1-14.9
Eastern NC 166 40 25.3 18.2-34.1 38 21.3 15.1-29.1 45 29.4 21.6-38.7 17 10.4 5.7-18.1 26 13.5 8.8-20.2

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Piedmont North Carolina. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing vigorous activities at least 10 minutes at a time.

#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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