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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these vigorous 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 2,690 515 17.5 15.3-19.9 608 22.3 19.8-24.9 970 39.0 36.0-42.0 382 13.8 11.8-16.1 215 7.5 6.0- 9.2
-Guilford County 149 22 10.3 6.6-15.7 30 24.9 16.6-35.5 67 43.4 34.0-53.2 21 13.9 8.6-21.6 9 7.6 3.1-17.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 147 25 15.2 9.6-23.2 38 23.2 16.5-31.5 52 40.3 30.8-50.6 20 11.3 6.9-17.9 12 10.1 5.2-18.4
Guilford 149 22 10.3 6.6-15.7 30 24.9 16.6-35.5 67 43.4 34.0-53.2 21 13.9 8.6-21.6 9 7.6 3.1-17.4
Mecklenburg 160 19 11.8 7.2-18.7 36 20.7 14.4-28.7 70 43.4 33.5-53.8 27 21.3 12.4-34.2 8 2.8 1.3- 6.0
Orange 195 23 11.8 7.2-18.6 44 21.5 15.5-28.9 72 37.2 28.8-46.4 38 20.9 14.8-28.7 18 8.7 4.7-15.4
Wake 166 35 21.4 14.7-30.0 26 16.3 10.9-23.8 71 44.2 35.4-53.4 24 12.8 7.9-20.2 10 5.2 2.5-10.7
Chatham/Lee 92 18 18.7 11.1-29.7 25 26.7 17.7-38.2 29 26.3 17.7-37.3 9 16.0 6.8-33.3 11 12.3 6.3-22.5
Nash/Wilson 78 21 25.2 15.7-37.8 14 20.1 11.5-32.8 25 32.0 21.1-45.4 10 14.0 6.9-26.2 8 8.7 4.0-17.9
Craven/Pamlico 123 23 15.0 9.6-22.7 23 19.2 12.2-29.0 51 44.7 34.3-55.6 14 12.6 6.8-22.1 12 8.5 4.6-15.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 115 26 24.6 16.9-34.4 25 20.7 14.0-29.6 41 37.0 27.6-47.5 13 10.4 5.5-19.0 10 7.2 3.7-13.8
Appalachian/Wilkes 135 25 16.0 9.8-24.8 49 32.3 22.5-43.9 39 40.1 27.1-54.6 13 8.0 4.3-14.4 9 3.7 1.8- 7.4
Franklin/Gran./Vance 129 27 15.6 8.6-26.7 31 24.6 14.2-39.0 42 42.1 23.7-63.1 19 12.6 6.6-22.9 10 5.1 2.1-11.9
Graham/Swain/Jackson 141 33 20.0 13.9-27.8 21 11.7 7.3-18.2 48 40.4 30.3-51.4 24 16.5 10.7-24.7 15 11.5 6.3-20.0
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 101 25 23.0 14.7-34.1 30 26.5 18.0-37.1 27 31.3 21.5-43.1 15 13.5 7.5-23.1 4 5.7 1.6-18.0
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 80 19 21.7 13.8-32.3 23 26.8 17.9-38.2 20 26.3 16.9-38.4 11 14.0 7.6-24.4 7 11.2 5.1-22.8
Northeast NC I 102 28 29.1 20.2-40.0 26 26.0 17.7-36.6 28 25.3 17.3-35.4 14 14.6 8.4-24.3 6 4.9 2.1-10.8
Northeast NC II 124 18 15.9 9.6-25.0 30 26.3 17.7-37.2 41 31.5 22.2-42.7 20 15.0 9.1-23.7 15 11.3 6.6-18.6
Northeastern Partnership 226 46 20.0 14.5-26.9 56 26.2 19.5-34.2 69 29.6 22.5-37.8 34 14.9 10.2-21.3 21 9.3 5.9-14.4
Mountain AHEC 405 82 18.2 13.4-24.1 82 20.8 15.7-26.9 142 38.1 31.6-45.1 62 14.2 10.0-19.7 37 8.8 5.9-13.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 805 174 20.1 15.4-25.7 185 23.5 18.6-29.3 261 30.3 25.4-35.7 115 15.9 11.7-21.1 70 10.2 7.1-14.5
Piedmont 1,258 215 16.3 13.6-19.4 270 21.7 18.5-25.2 497 42.6 38.4-46.8 184 13.3 10.8-16.4 92 6.1 4.3- 8.5
Western NC 627 126 16.8 13.1-21.3 153 22.0 17.8-26.9 212 41.8 35.8-48.0 83 11.9 8.7-16.0 53 7.5 5.3-10.6

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Guilford County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing vigorous 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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