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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

Physical Activity

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 6,366 2,432 38.1 36.3-40.0 2,657 42.2 40.3-44.1 1,277 19.7 18.2-21.3
Pitt County 395 153 42.6 36.0-49.4 166 41.1 35.3-47.1 76 16.3 12.4-21.2
GENDER
Male 153 73 46.9 37.5-56.4 61 40.9 32.8-49.6 19 12.2 7.0-20.3
Female 242 80 38.4 29.1-48.6 105 41.2 33.1-49.7 57 20.5 15.2-27.0
RACE
White 280 122 48.3 40.5-56.2 115 39.3 32.3-46.8 43 12.3 8.9-17.0
Other 114 30 29.5 19.3-42.3 51 45.2 35.3-55.4 33 25.4 16.2-37.4
AGE
18-44 208 91 44.6 36.4-53.2 95 44.5 37.2-52.1 22 10.8 6.4-17.9
45+ 185 61 39.9 29.4-51.4 71 36.8 28.1-46.6 53 23.3 16.9-31.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 146 48 38.6 29.4-48.8 53 37.9 29.0-47.7 45 23.5 17.0-31.4
Some College + 247 105 45.3 36.8-54.0 112 42.8 35.0-51.0 30 11.9 7.6-18.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 208 81 42.6 34.4-51.3 81 38.6 31.0-46.8 46 18.8 13.7-25.2
$50,000+ 98 45 50.6 36.9-64.2 50 46.4 33.3-60.0 3 3.0 0.9- 9.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 399 153 40.5 34.9-46.3 174 42.7 37.0-48.5 72 16.8 13.1-21.3
Forsyth 450 167 36.7 31.6-42.2 197 44.9 39.5-50.4 86 18.4 14.6-22.9
Guilford 397 152 36.1 30.7-41.9 168 45.9 39.9-52.1 77 17.9 13.9-22.8
Henderson/Transylvania 448 193 44.7 38.8-50.8 181 37.9 32.3-43.8 74 17.4 12.2-24.1
Mecklenburg 430 162 36.5 30.7-42.7 196 46.8 40.6-53.1 72 16.7 12.7-21.6
Orange 420 217 51.4 43.9-58.7 157 32.4 26.7-38.5 46 16.3 8.9-27.8
Randolph 401 143 40.5 33.4-48.0 162 38.2 31.8-45.0 96 21.3 17.1-26.3
Robeson 413 125 31.1 25.3-37.6 168 41.0 35.1-47.2 120 27.9 22.7-33.7
Wake 417 182 43.2 37.7-48.8 177 43.2 37.8-48.9 58 13.6 10.1-18.1
Western NC 613 225 39.9 35.3-44.7 246 39.5 35.0-44.1 142 20.6 17.2-24.4
Piedmont NC 831 285 33.9 29.9-38.2 351 41.7 37.5-46.0 195 24.4 20.8-28.3
Eastern NC 752 275 39.7 35.5-44.1 314 42.0 37.7-46.4 163 18.3 15.4-21.7

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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, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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