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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,854 391 5.4 4.7- 6.3 971 14.1 12.9-15.4 2,307 35.8 34.0-37.6 1,376 20.5 18.9-22.1 1,809 24.2 22.7-25.9
-Guilford County 349 26 6.3 4.2- 9.4 56 16.1 12.0-21.2 124 33.3 27.8-39.2 65 20.8 16.1-26.5 78 23.5 18.4-29.6
GENDER
Male 122 8 5.2 2.5-10.5 21 15.9 9.9-24.5 38 29.4 21.3-39.0 28 23.8 16.3-33.5 27 25.7 17.1-36.6
Female 227 18 7.2 4.4-11.5 35 16.3 11.2-23.0 86 36.5 29.4-44.1 37 18.3 12.8-25.5 51 21.8 16.3-28.5
RACE
White 253 16 5.5 3.2- 9.0 35 13.5 9.4-19.2 93 36.3 29.6-43.5 52 21.6 16.3-28.2 57 23.1 17.2-30.3
Other 96 10 8.3 4.2-15.8 21 22.4 13.8-34.2 31 25.8 17.5-36.4 13 18.8 10.3-31.8 21 24.7 15.6-36.7
AGE
18-44 142 10 5.3 2.7-10.0 22 16.2 10.3-24.6 59 36.4 27.8-45.9 25 20.4 13.3-29.9 26 21.7 14.0-32.2
45+ 204 16 7.4 4.3-12.2 34 16.3 11.2-23.2 65 30.9 24.2-38.6 38 19.9 14.3-27.1 51 25.5 19.4-32.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 101 9 6.7 3.3-12.9 18 18.8 11.1-30.2 29 27.6 18.7-38.8 17 22.4 13.6-34.6 28 24.5 16.4-34.9
Some College + 247 17 6.1 3.7-10.1 38 14.9 10.5-20.7 94 35.7 29.1-42.9 48 20.1 14.9-26.7 50 23.1 17.0-30.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 154 14 8.1 4.6-14.1 29 19.9 13.2-28.9 53 29.9 22.4-38.6 21 15.8 9.8-24.5 37 26.3 18.0-36.7
$50,000+ 122 7 4.9 2.3-10.2 17 15.2 9.1-24.3 45 38.1 28.5-48.7 30 24.7 17.1-34.3 23 17.1 11.1-25.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 331 14 5.0 2.8- 8.7 34 11.1 7.3-16.4 116 34.7 28.9-41.0 63 17.3 13.2-22.2 104 32.0 26.0-38.6
Guilford 349 26 6.3 4.2- 9.4 56 16.1 12.0-21.2 124 33.3 27.8-39.2 65 20.8 16.1-26.5 78 23.5 18.4-29.6
Mecklenburg 336 15 3.7 2.0- 6.7 41 14.5 10.3-20.0 144 44.3 37.5-51.4 58 15.9 11.3-22.0 78 21.5 16.9-27.0
Orange 358 15 5.1 2.8- 9.2 41 11.0 7.6-15.6 118 30.9 24.6-38.1 82 18.5 14.1-23.9 102 34.6 26.4-43.7
Wake 353 25 8.4 5.2-13.1 47 13.8 9.7-19.3 138 40.4 34.4-46.6 61 17.5 13.1-23.1 82 19.9 15.7-24.9
Chatham/Lee 277 10 3.0 1.5- 5.8 35 12.9 9.0-18.0 98 39.0 31.5-47.0 52 16.7 12.4-22.3 82 28.5 22.7-35.1
Nash/Wilson 266 15 5.1 2.9- 8.7 53 20.8 15.6-27.2 87 33.2 26.5-40.7 49 19.4 14.3-25.8 62 21.4 16.2-27.8
Craven/Pamlico 317 18 6.8 3.9-11.6 43 13.0 9.1-18.4 107 35.3 29.2-41.8 62 18.2 14.0-23.3 87 26.7 21.5-32.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 311 19 5.7 3.5- 9.3 52 16.9 12.6-22.3 114 35.6 29.2-42.5 47 13.9 10.3-18.6 79 27.9 21.1-35.8
Appalachian/Wilkes 358 23 5.3 3.4- 8.1 50 13.7 9.8-19.0 113 30.9 25.2-37.2 75 20.5 15.5-26.5 97 29.6 22.4-38.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 334 28 8.1 5.1-12.7 46 14.0 9.6-20.2 105 29.2 22.3-37.1 67 26.4 15.4-41.3 88 22.3 16.4-29.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 331 16 3.9 2.3- 6.7 35 12.0 8.0-17.7 87 26.4 20.8-33.0 90 27.1 21.9-32.9 103 30.5 25.0-36.7
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 309 24 7.1 4.6-10.9 53 15.2 11.4-20.1 91 30.3 24.6-36.7 53 18.5 13.8-24.5 88 28.8 23.2-35.2
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 270 17 5.7 3.4- 9.4 40 16.9 11.9-23.4 74 26.3 20.0-33.8 60 23.3 16.3-32.1 79 27.8 21.8-34.7
Northeast NC I 307 18 5.3 3.2- 8.7 51 20.7 14.9-27.9 89 24.5 19.2-30.7 73 27.9 19.7-37.9 76 21.7 16.6-27.8
Northeast NC II 367 18 2.9 1.7- 4.8 57 17.1 12.8-22.6 108 32.5 26.9-38.7 75 19.2 15.1-24.3 109 28.2 23.1-34.1
Northeastern Partnership 674 36 3.7 2.6- 5.3 108 18.3 14.7-22.5 197 29.8 25.5-34.4 148 22.1 18.0-26.9 185 26.0 22.1-30.4
Mountain AHEC 992 39 3.6 2.3- 5.5 117 12.9 10.2-16.2 315 31.9 27.8-36.2 221 20.4 17.0-24.3 300 31.3 26.3-36.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 2,287 141 6.0 4.6- 7.8 340 13.4 11.4-15.8 715 33.2 29.9-36.6 460 21.5 18.7-24.6 631 25.9 23.1-28.9
Piedmont 2,999 180 5.6 4.6- 6.8 430 14.6 12.9-16.5 1,078 37.5 35.0-40.1 581 20.0 17.9-22.4 730 22.2 20.1-24.4
Western NC 1,568 70 3.6 2.6- 5.1 201 13.0 10.8-15.7 514 34.3 30.6-38.1 335 20.0 17.2-23.1 448 29.1 25.1-33.3

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing moderate activities at least 10 minutes at a time.

^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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