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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Vigorous Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,311 1,465 19.3 17.9-20.7 7,846 80.7 79.3-82.1
-Guilford County 443 95 24.2 19.6-29.6 348 75.8 70.4-80.4
GENDER
Male 164 46 30.9 23.1-40.0 118 69.1 60.0-76.9
Female 279 49 18.2 13.3-24.2 230 81.8 75.8-86.7
RACE
White 311 67 22.5 17.4-28.5 244 77.5 71.5-82.6
Other 131 28 28.3 19.2-39.5 103 71.7 60.5-80.8
AGE
18-44 176 51 32.0 24.2-41.0 125 68.0 59.0-75.8
45+ 263 43 16.7 11.9-22.8 220 83.3 77.2-88.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 150 21 14.7 9.0-23.2 129 85.3 76.8-91.0
Some College + 291 74 30.0 23.8-37.1 217 70.0 62.9-76.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 193 33 18.1 12.2-26.0 160 81.9 74.0-87.8
$50,000+ 142 44 33.2 24.9-42.8 98 66.8 57.2-75.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 450 80 21.3 16.7-26.7 370 78.7 73.3-83.3
Guilford 443 95 24.2 19.6-29.6 348 75.8 70.4-80.4
Mecklenburg 445 98 24.2 18.9-30.4 347 75.8 69.6-81.1
Orange 447 121 27.4 21.9-33.8 326 72.6 66.2-78.1
Wake 449 104 22.3 18.0-27.2 345 77.7 72.8-82.0
Chatham/Lee 392 47 12.2 8.5-17.2 345 87.8 82.8-91.5
Nash/Wilson 374 40 12.0 8.4-16.7 334 88.0 83.3-91.6
Craven/Pamlico 448 74 20.1 15.7-25.5 374 79.9 74.5-84.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 430 57 14.0 10.5-18.3 373 86.0 81.7-89.5
Appalachian/Wilkes 448 55 17.6 11.7-25.6 393 82.4 74.4-88.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 472 64 20.1 11.8-32.1 408 79.9 67.9-88.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 419 78 21.0 15.2-28.2 341 79.0 71.8-84.8
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 471 43 10.7 7.6-14.7 428 89.3 85.3-92.4
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 413 34 9.6 6.7-13.6 379 90.4 86.4-93.3
Northeast NC I 452 42 9.5 6.8-13.1 410 90.5 86.9-93.2
Northeast NC II 506 72 15.9 12.1-20.5 434 84.1 79.5-87.9
Northeastern Partnership 958 114 13.6 11.0-16.9 844 86.4 83.1-89.0
Mountain AHEC 1,288 223 19.0 16.0-22.4 1,065 81.0 77.6-84.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,268 415 17.2 14.9-19.8 2,853 82.8 80.2-85.1
Piedmont 3,996 729 20.3 18.4-22.4 3,267 79.7 77.6-81.6
Western NC 2,047 321 19.6 16.8-22.7 1,726 80.4 77.3-83.2

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*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Yes = Respondents who report doing vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
No = Respondents who report no vigorous physical a ctivity or less than 20 minutes per day, or less than three days per week.

^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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