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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

Weight Control

Are you using physical activity or exercise to lose weight or keep from gaining weight?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,169 3,057 59.4 57.3-61.4 2,112 40.6 38.6-42.7
Pitt County 324 210 66.2 59.4-72.4 114 33.8 27.6-40.6
GENDER
Male 113 70 65.1 54.9-74.1 43 34.9 25.9-45.1
Female 211 140 67.1 57.9-75.2 71 32.9 24.8-42.1
RACE
White 232 158 68.7 60.5-75.9 74 31.3 24.1-39.5
Other 91 51 60.0 47.7-71.2 40 40.0 28.8-52.3
AGE
18-44 173 128 74.6 66.6-81.3 45 25.4 18.7-33.4
45+ 150 82 56.3 44.8-67.1 68 43.7 32.9-55.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 54 55.8 44.7-66.4 56 44.2 33.6-55.3
Some College + 212 156 72.6 64.0-79.8 56 27.4 20.2-36.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 167 110 64.2 54.4-73.0 57 35.8 27.0-45.6
$50,000+ 87 67 81.9 71.4-89.1 20 18.1 10.9-28.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 316 184 59.8 53.2-66.0 132 40.2 34.0-46.8
Forsyth 371 222 59.7 53.9-65.3 149 40.3 34.7-46.1
Guilford 327 201 64.4 57.7-70.6 126 35.6 29.4-42.3
Henderson/Transylvania 353 231 68.1 62.3-73.3 122 31.9 26.7-37.7
Mecklenburg 358 231 64.3 58.0-70.2 127 35.7 29.8-42.0
Orange 363 235 62.4 53.0-70.9 128 37.6 29.1-47.0
Randolph 311 165 54.2 47.6-60.7 146 45.8 39.3-52.4
Robeson 314 156 52.0 44.8-59.2 158 48.0 40.8-55.2
Wake 352 251 74.5 69.0-79.3 101 25.5 20.7-31.0
Western NC 484 257 55.6 50.5-60.6 227 44.4 39.4-49.5
Piedmont NC 668 367 54.0 49.1-58.8 301 46.0 41.2-50.9
Eastern NC 628 347 58.0 53.3-62.5 281 42.0 37.5-46.7

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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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