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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Exercise

During the past month, did you participate in any physical activities or exercises such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,452 6,865 75.0 73.6-76.3 2,587 25.0 23.7-26.4
-Guilford County 446 344 78.0 73.1-82.3 102 22.0 17.7-26.9
GENDER
Male 165 135 82.2 74.4-88.0 30 17.8 12.0-25.6
Female 281 209 74.3 67.7-80.0 72 25.7 20.0-32.3
RACE
White 313 251 80.8 75.2-85.4 62 19.2 14.6-24.8
Other 132 93 72.7 62.5-80.9 39 27.3 19.1-37.5
AGE
18-44 177 133 76.0 67.8-82.6 44 24.0 17.4-32.2
45+ 265 207 79.6 73.4-84.6 58 20.4 15.4-26.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 94 64.0 54.6-72.5 58 36.0 27.5-45.4
Some College + 292 249 87.1 82.3-90.7 43 12.9 9.3-17.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 137 69.9 61.4-77.1 58 30.1 22.9-38.6
$50,000+ 142 125 89.1 82.5-93.4 17 10.9 6.6-17.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 454 354 78.8 74.2-82.8 100 21.2 17.2-25.8
Guilford 446 344 78.0 73.1-82.3 102 22.0 17.7-26.9
Mecklenburg 449 353 78.1 73.1-82.4 96 21.9 17.6-26.9
Orange 452 393 82.7 73.4-89.2 59 17.3 10.8-26.6
Wake 453 371 80.3 75.2-84.6 82 19.7 15.4-24.8
Chatham/Lee 400 287 73.2 67.5-78.1 113 26.8 21.9-32.5
Nash/Wilson 380 264 71.4 66.0-76.3 116 28.6 23.7-34.0
Craven/Pamlico 455 340 75.8 70.9-80.0 115 24.2 20.0-29.1
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 438 309 71.5 66.3-76.2 129 28.5 23.8-33.7
Appalachian/Wilkes 455 320 74.4 69.4-78.9 135 25.6 21.1-30.6
Franklin/Gran./Vance 479 313 69.4 62.7-75.5 166 30.6 24.5-37.3
Graham/Swain/Jackson 426 318 64.6 50.5-76.5 108 35.4 23.5-49.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 476 302 64.6 59.4-69.4 174 35.4 30.6-40.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 420 256 61.5 55.5-67.1 164 38.5 32.9-44.5
Northeast NC I 461 315 68.8 63.1-74.0 146 31.2 26.0-36.9
Northeast NC II 513 361 73.1 68.5-77.2 152 26.9 22.8-31.5
Northeastern Partnership 974 676 71.6 68.0-74.9 298 28.4 25.1-32.0
Mountain AHEC 1,308 993 76.5 72.8-79.8 315 23.5 20.2-27.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,320 2,282 73.2 70.8-75.5 1,038 26.8 24.5-29.2
Piedmont 4,053 3,055 76.3 74.3-78.2 998 23.7 21.8-25.7
Western NC 2,079 1,528 73.4 70.1-76.4 551 26.6 23.6-29.9

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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