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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Physical Activity

On days when you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, how much total time per day do you spend doing these activities?*

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Respond.^
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1-2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,646 1,242 16.7 15.5-18.1 2,038 29.7 28.0-31.4 2,140 33.6 31.8-35.5 719 12.3 11.0-13.7 507 7.6 6.7- 8.7
-Guilford County 342 68 21.3 16.5-26.9 96 26.2 21.3-31.8 115 34.5 28.6-40.8 37 12.0 8.2-17.2 26 6.1 4.0- 9.1
GENDER
Male 122 22 18.1 11.6-27.1 29 23.8 16.4-33.1 38 32.7 23.6-43.3 16 15.5 9.1-25.3 17 9.9 5.9-16.0
Female 220 46 24.0 17.7-31.6 67 28.3 22.1-35.4 77 35.9 28.7-43.9 21 9.0 5.4-14.8 9 2.8 1.4- 5.6
RACE
White 248 47 18.7 13.9-24.6 76 29.2 23.2-36.1 77 31.7 25.0-39.3 27 13.6 8.8-20.4 21 6.8 4.3-10.6
Other 94 21 27.7 17.5-40.8 20 18.8 11.6-29.0 38 41.2 29.9-53.4 10 8.1 3.9-16.2 5 4.3 1.5-11.1
AGE
18-44 142 31 21.6 14.6-30.7 41 25.8 18.7-34.5 50 38.7 29.3-48.9 12 10.1 5.1-19.0 8 3.8 1.7- 8.1
45+ 197 36 20.4 14.6-27.7 55 27.1 20.6-34.7 64 30.7 24.1-38.3 25 14.1 9.1-21.3 17 7.7 4.6-12.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 97 21 26.5 17.0-38.8 22 17.2 11.0-26.0 32 36.7 26.1-48.9 12 13.5 7.2-24.0 10 6.0 3.1-11.3
Some College + 244 46 18.7 13.8-24.9 74 30.3 24.1-37.5 83 33.5 26.7-41.1 25 11.3 7.0-17.8 16 6.1 3.6-10.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 150 40 29.4 21.4-38.9 36 21.3 14.8-29.8 42 31.8 22.9-42.3 16 9.7 5.6-16.4 16 7.8 4.5-13.2
$50,000+ 120 15 12.2 7.3-19.8 39 31.7 23.2-41.6 50 39.9 30.3-50.3 11 12.6 6.5-23.0 5 3.6 1.5- 8.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 324 62 19.2 14.6-24.9 91 25.6 20.4-31.6 113 33.9 28.0-40.3 27 8.3 5.5-12.2 31 13.0 8.6-19.4
Guilford 342 68 21.3 16.5-26.9 96 26.2 21.3-31.8 115 34.5 28.6-40.8 37 12.0 8.2-17.2 26 6.1 4.0- 9.1
Mecklenburg 332 51 12.9 9.5-17.2 110 31.0 25.3-37.4 131 41.9 35.1-49.0 26 9.7 5.7-16.0 14 4.5 2.6- 7.7
Orange 350 54 17.2 10.4-27.0 110 29.4 23.5-36.2 134 34.6 27.9-42.0 32 13.5 8.1-21.8 20 5.3 3.0- 9.1
Wake 347 47 12.4 9.0-16.8 108 29.8 24.4-35.9 141 37.7 31.8-43.9 37 14.9 10.4-20.8 14 5.2 2.7- 9.9
Chatham/Lee 264 52 18.7 13.9-24.8 86 37.5 29.7-45.9 71 22.9 17.8-29.1 32 12.5 8.6-17.9 23 8.3 5.3-12.9
Nash/Wilson 257 60 19.0 14.4-24.7 68 23.6 18.4-29.7 79 33.8 26.9-41.6 26 12.9 8.5-19.0 24 10.7 6.6-17.0
Craven/Pamlico 309 50 16.0 11.5-21.7 92 30.0 24.3-36.4 100 31.7 25.9-38.1 44 15.6 11.3-21.1 23 6.7 4.3-10.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 301 61 22.5 15.8-30.9 81 23.9 18.8-29.9 91 29.9 24.0-36.5 33 13.0 9.0-18.5 35 10.7 7.5-15.1
Appalachian/Wilkes 350 65 14.7 11.1-19.2 105 30.9 24.7-37.9 116 34.6 27.4-42.6 33 10.2 7.0-14.8 31 9.5 6.1-14.7
Franklin/Gran./Vance 323 69 18.1 13.2-24.2 106 29.2 22.1-37.5 89 26.1 19.5-34.0 34 10.0 6.2-15.6 25 16.7 6.5-36.5
Graham/Swain/Jackson 317 57 17.6 13.1-23.3 100 33.3 27.2-40.0 104 31.3 25.4-37.9 27 9.0 6.0-13.1 29 8.9 6.0-12.9
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 297 56 17.0 12.7-22.4 95 32.5 26.6-39.0 81 26.3 20.9-32.6 39 13.9 9.9-19.2 26 10.3 6.5-16.0
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 264 63 23.7 16.5-32.8 83 32.0 25.0-39.9 74 26.1 20.3-32.9 26 9.8 6.5-14.6 18 8.4 5.1-13.3
Northeast NC I 297 63 26.1 17.5-37.1 103 31.6 25.2-38.7 81 25.8 20.1-32.5 33 10.4 7.1-15.0 17 6.0 3.5-10.3
Northeast NC II 350 67 19.0 14.5-24.6 93 25.0 20.1-30.7 114 33.2 27.5-39.4 44 13.5 9.8-18.2 32 9.3 6.0-14.1
Northeastern Partnership 647 130 21.4 17.0-26.7 196 27.2 23.3-31.6 195 30.7 26.4-35.4 77 12.4 9.6-15.9 49 8.2 5.7-11.6
Mountain AHEC 958 183 18.9 15.7-22.7 288 28.3 24.3-32.8 313 32.7 27.6-38.2 95 12.1 9.4-15.5 79 7.9 5.9-10.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 2,211 429 17.3 14.9-20.0 673 29.9 26.7-33.3 680 33.0 29.8-36.5 258 11.6 9.7-13.9 171 8.2 6.4-10.3
Piedmont 2,915 525 16.4 14.6-18.3 917 29.8 27.5-32.2 962 34.1 31.5-36.7 305 12.5 10.6-14.6 206 7.3 5.9- 8.8
Western NC 1,520 288 17.0 14.5-19.8 448 28.7 25.3-32.4 498 33.0 28.9-37.3 156 13.2 10.7-16.2 130 8.1 6.3-10.4

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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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