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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Physical Activity

When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do? Would you say: *

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  Total
Respond.^
Mostly sitting,/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,079 3,195 58.9 56.7-61.1 1,283 26.2 24.3-28.1 601 14.9 13.2-16.8
-Guilford County 272 201 68.0 60.4-74.6 49 20.6 15.0-27.7 22 11.4 7.2-17.8
GENDER
Male 109 72 60.4 48.9-70.9 19 20.0 11.9-31.6 18 19.6 11.8-30.6
Female 163 129 76.0 66.9-83.2 30 21.2 14.3-30.3 4 2.8 1.0- 7.3
RACE
White 183 136 69.5 60.3-77.4 35 21.6 14.6-30.6 12 8.9 4.9-15.8
Other 88 64 64.6 50.8-76.3 14 19.0 10.6-31.8 10 16.4 8.0-30.7
AGE
18-44 137 99 63.8 53.1-73.4 23 21.0 13.3-31.6 15 15.1 8.7-25.1
45+ 132 99 72.9 62.8-81.2 26 20.6 13.3-30.5 7 6.5 2.9-13.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 79 48 56.7 43.3-69.2 16 19.8 10.9-33.0 15 23.6 13.7-37.4
Some College + 193 153 73.3 64.1-80.8 33 21.0 14.3-29.9 7 5.7 2.4-13.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 118 80 61.7 49.6-72.5 25 24.2 14.9-36.8 13 14.1 7.7-24.7
$50,000+ 110 85 72.2 60.9-81.2 20 20.1 12.6-30.5 5 7.8 3.1-18.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 240 143 56.4 48.7-63.8 58 24.5 18.5-31.5 39 19.1 13.5-26.4
Guilford 272 201 68.0 60.4-74.6 49 20.6 15.0-27.7 22 11.4 7.2-17.8
Mecklenburg 260 192 67.4 59.5-74.5 50 21.7 16.0-28.6 18 10.9 6.3-18.3
Orange 276 201 68.4 59.2-76.4 50 21.6 14.7-30.6 25 9.9 6.3-15.4
Wake 285 209 67.4 60.0-74.1 58 23.9 18.0-31.0 18 8.7 4.9-14.9
Chatham/Lee 213 126 55.4 47.0-63.5 64 30.1 23.1-38.0 23 14.5 9.3-21.9
Nash/Wilson 213 138 60.4 51.9-68.3 53 25.4 19.0-33.0 22 14.2 8.4-23.1
Craven/Pamlico 209 134 62.1 53.5-69.9 47 22.8 16.2-31.1 28 15.2 10.2-22.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 228 143 62.0 54.7-68.7 54 23.9 18.3-30.6 31 14.1 9.8-20.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 236 141 58.7 49.3-67.5 58 25.7 17.3-36.3 37 15.7 10.9-22.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 252 146 50.9 42.1-59.5 70 27.0 20.3-35.0 36 22.1 14.3-32.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 234 136 43.1 29.8-57.5 60 30.6 15.9-50.7 38 26.3 13.7-44.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 237 137 55.1 47.6-62.3 74 30.9 24.6-38.0 26 14.1 9.2-20.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 210 128 54.1 45.0-63.0 56 30.5 22.0-40.5 26 15.4 10.1-22.9
Northeast NC I 231 143 62.1 54.4-69.2 69 28.7 22.2-36.1 19 9.3 5.7-14.8
Northeast NC II 264 153 53.2 45.6-60.5 77 31.2 24.6-38.7 34 15.6 10.5-22.6
Northeastern Partnership 495 296 56.1 50.4-61.6 146 30.4 25.4-35.9 53 13.5 9.8-18.5
Mountain AHEC 679 397 53.1 46.6-59.6 177 24.5 19.9-29.8 105 22.3 15.9-30.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,702 1,027 56.0 51.9-60.0 467 28.0 24.6-31.8 208 16.0 12.9-19.5
Piedmont 2,304 1,531 61.5 58.5-64.4 541 25.1 22.6-27.8 232 13.4 11.3-15.9
Western NC 1,073 637 54.0 48.9-59.0 275 26.8 22.7-31.4 161 19.2 14.6-24.9

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being employed or self-employed.

^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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