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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Physical Activity

Now, thinking about the moderate physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week, do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time such as brisk walking,bicycling, vacuuming, gardening, or anything else that causes small increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,402 6,920 74.3 72.9-75.7 2,482 25.7 24.3-27.1
-Guilford County 446 351 77.8 72.5-82.2 95 22.2 17.8-27.5
GENDER
Male 165 122 73.3 64.4-80.6 43 26.7 19.4-35.6
Female 281 229 81.8 75.8-86.5 52 18.2 13.5-24.2
RACE
White 313 254 80.9 75.2-85.6 59 19.1 14.4-24.8
Other 132 97 71.6 60.5-80.5 35 28.4 19.5-39.5
AGE
18-44 177 143 78.3 69.6-85.0 34 21.7 15.0-30.4
45+ 265 205 77.1 70.5-82.5 60 22.9 17.5-29.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 102 67.5 58.0-75.7 50 32.5 24.3-42.0
Some College + 292 248 84.7 78.8-89.1 44 15.3 10.9-21.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 154 75.1 66.1-82.2 41 24.9 17.8-33.9
$50,000+ 142 124 89.2 82.6-93.5 18 10.8 6.5-17.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 451 335 76.4 71.6-80.6 116 23.6 19.4-28.4
Guilford 446 351 77.8 72.5-82.2 95 22.2 17.8-27.5
Mecklenburg 448 336 73.3 67.6-78.4 112 26.7 21.6-32.4
Orange 451 363 78.7 70.9-84.9 88 21.3 15.1-29.1
Wake 451 357 78.1 72.9-82.6 94 21.9 17.4-27.1
Chatham/Lee 395 277 66.4 59.8-72.4 118 33.6 27.6-40.2
Nash/Wilson 379 270 71.8 66.3-76.8 109 28.2 23.2-33.7
Craven/Pamlico 452 320 68.4 62.6-73.6 132 31.6 26.4-37.4
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 436 314 72.1 66.7-76.9 122 27.9 23.1-33.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 454 362 80.1 73.6-85.3 92 19.9 14.7-26.4
Franklin/Gran./Vance 477 336 71.4 64.2-77.6 141 28.6 22.4-35.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 426 333 69.1 53.8-81.1 93 30.9 18.9-46.2
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 473 310 66.3 61.2-71.1 163 33.7 28.9-38.8
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 417 274 67.2 61.4-72.5 143 32.8 27.5-38.6
Northeast NC I 458 313 69.6 64.0-74.6 145 30.4 25.4-36.0
Northeast NC II 509 368 73.6 68.6-78.0 141 26.4 22.0-31.4
Northeastern Partnership 967 681 72.2 68.5-75.6 286 27.8 24.4-31.5
Mountain AHEC 1,303 1,002 77.2 73.5-80.5 301 22.8 19.5-26.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,297 2,312 72.4 69.7-75.0 985 27.6 25.0-30.3
Piedmont 4,034 3,024 74.9 72.9-76.9 1,010 25.1 23.1-27.1
Western NC 2,071 1,584 75.8 72.6-78.8 487 24.2 21.2-27.4

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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 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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