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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

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 6,621 2,253 36.4 34.5-38.3 4,368 63.6 61.7-65.5
Pitt County 411 159 43.6 37.7-49.8 252 56.4 50.2-62.3
GENDER
Male 157 84 57.7 49.5-65.5 73 42.3 34.5-50.5
Female 254 75 29.9 22.6-38.3 179 70.1 61.7-77.4
RACE
White 288 120 47.6 40.1-55.3 168 52.4 44.7-59.9
Other 122 39 35.4 26.1-46.0 83 64.6 54.0-73.9
AGE
18-44 216 113 55.2 47.9-62.3 103 44.8 37.7-52.1
45+ 192 45 28.7 20.4-38.8 147 71.3 61.2-79.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 43 36.1 27.2-46.1 114 63.9 53.9-72.8
Some College + 252 116 48.8 40.5-57.1 136 51.2 42.9-59.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 213 90 47.1 38.9-55.4 123 52.9 44.6-61.1
$50,000+ 99 44 44.1 31.5-57.5 55 55.9 42.5-68.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 412 132 34.8 29.5-40.6 280 65.2 59.4-70.5
Forsyth 462 159 40.0 34.6-45.5 303 60.0 54.5-65.4
Guilford 413 150 41.8 36.0-47.9 263 58.2 52.1-64.0
Henderson/Transylvania 467 166 37.5 32.1-43.2 301 62.5 56.8-67.9
Mecklenburg 440 165 42.2 35.9-48.7 275 57.8 51.3-64.1
Orange 436 212 48.5 41.4-55.6 224 51.5 44.4-58.6
Randolph 421 121 31.3 25.5-37.8 300 68.7 62.2-74.5
Robeson 432 117 31.8 26.0-38.3 315 68.2 61.7-74.0
Wake 423 170 42.8 37.1-48.7 253 57.2 51.3-62.9
Western NC 649 198 35.7 31.3-40.3 451 64.3 59.7-68.7
Piedmont NC 871 253 30.1 26.2-34.4 618 69.9 65.6-73.8
Eastern NC 784 251 37.5 33.3-41.9 533 62.5 58.1-66.7

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* If a respondent reported less than 10 mins activity/week for the next phy. activity quest., that respondent was counted in NO category

#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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