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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Physical Activity

Now, thinking about the vigorous physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week, do you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as running, aerobics, heavy yard work, or anything else that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,379 2,721 33.8 32.2-35.4 6,658 66.2 64.6-67.8
-Guilford County 445 150 37.9 32.4-43.6 295 62.1 56.4-67.6
GENDER
Male 164 73 48.8 40.0-57.8 91 51.2 42.2-60.0
Female 281 77 28.0 22.2-34.7 204 72.0 65.3-77.8
RACE
White 313 110 38.0 31.7-44.8 203 62.0 55.2-68.3
Other 131 40 37.9 27.9-49.0 91 62.1 51.0-72.1
AGE
18-44 176 77 48.7 39.8-57.6 99 51.3 42.4-60.2
45+ 265 71 27.6 21.7-34.3 194 72.4 65.7-78.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 151 40 30.7 22.3-40.7 111 69.3 59.3-77.7
Some College + 292 110 42.5 35.7-49.6 182 57.5 50.4-64.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 59 33.4 25.3-42.7 135 66.6 57.3-74.7
$50,000+ 142 60 46.2 36.9-55.7 82 53.8 44.3-63.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 452 148 37.3 31.9-42.9 304 62.7 57.1-68.1
Guilford 445 150 37.9 32.4-43.6 295 62.1 56.4-67.6
Mecklenburg 448 162 37.6 31.8-43.7 286 62.4 56.3-68.2
Orange 451 196 43.2 36.4-50.3 255 56.8 49.7-63.6
Wake 449 166 36.2 31.0-41.7 283 63.8 58.3-69.0
Chatham/Lee 395 93 23.6 18.7-29.2 302 76.4 70.8-81.3
Nash/Wilson 377 80 23.4 18.6-29.0 297 76.6 71.0-81.4
Craven/Pamlico 450 123 31.2 26.1-36.8 327 68.8 63.2-73.9
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 434 116 27.2 22.5-32.3 318 72.8 67.7-77.5
Appalachian/Wilkes 450 136 36.9 30.3-44.2 314 63.1 55.8-69.7
Franklin/Gran./Vance 476 130 35.4 26.8-45.2 346 64.6 54.8-73.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 425 142 33.1 25.4-41.7 283 66.9 58.3-74.6
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 472 102 23.6 19.3-28.6 370 76.4 71.4-80.7
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 417 83 21.2 17.0-26.2 334 78.8 73.8-83.0
Northeast NC I 458 105 25.2 20.5-30.5 353 74.8 69.5-79.5
Northeast NC II 510 127 29.0 24.2-34.3 383 71.0 65.7-75.8
Northeastern Partnership 968 232 27.6 24.1-31.5 736 72.4 68.5-75.9
Mountain AHEC 1,301 409 33.3 29.6-37.3 892 66.7 62.7-70.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,290 818 32.7 29.8-35.8 2,472 67.3 64.2-70.2
Piedmont 4,025 1,270 34.1 31.9-36.4 2,755 65.9 63.6-68.1
Western NC 2,064 633 34.4 31.1-37.8 1,431 65.6 62.2-68.9

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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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