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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Leisure Time Physical Activity *

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,264 805 65.0 60.9-68.9 459 35.0 31.1-39.1
GENDER
Female 1,264 805 65.0 60.9-68.9 459 35.0 31.1-39.1
RACE
African American 1,264 805 65.0 60.9-68.9 459 35.0 31.1-39.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 10 89.7 53.8-98.5 2 10.3 1.5-46.2
-English Speaking 12 10 89.7 53.8-98.5 2 10.3 1.5-46.2
Non-Hispanic 1,252 795 64.8 60.7-68.7 457 35.2 31.3-39.3
AGE
18-24 93 68 75.4 61.0-85.7 25 24.6 14.3-39.0
25-34 200 134 71.1 61.6-79.0 66 28.9 21.0-38.4
35-44 262 168 62.8 53.7-71.0 94 37.2 29.0-46.3
45-54 257 168 65.3 56.2-73.4 89 34.7 26.6-43.8
55-64 184 108 58.9 48.7-68.4 76 41.1 31.6-51.3
65-74 149 95 58.6 46.5-69.6 54 41.4 30.4-53.5
75+ 106 55 50.4 36.6-64.1 51 49.6 35.9-63.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 294 161 52.9 44.1-61.5 133 47.1 38.5-55.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 427 230 52.6 45.0-60.0 197 47.4 40.0-55.0
Some Post-H.S. 303 219 77.2 69.6-83.4 84 22.8 16.6-30.4
College Graduate 237 193 84.3 77.8-89.2 44 15.7 10.8-22.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 274 154 49.0 40.5-57.5 120 51.0 42.5-59.5
$15,000- 24,999 285 184 66.0 57.1-73.9 101 34.0 26.1-42.9
$25,000- 34,999 163 107 65.3 53.4-75.6 56 34.7 24.4-46.6
$35,000- 49,999 113 86 83.2 73.2-90.0 27 16.8 10.0-26.8
$50,000-74,999 64 46 72.0 53.6-85.1 18 28.0 14.9-46.4
$75,000+ 53 44 82.0 64.8-91.9 9 18.0 8.1-35.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 10 73.5 47.8-89.4 6 26.5 10.6-52.2
Guilford 71 47 64.2 49.3-76.7 24 35.8 23.3-50.7
Mecklenburg 82 61 71.9 59.1-81.9 21 28.1 18.1-40.9
Orange 31 25 78.5 58.6-90.4 6 21.5 9.6-41.4
Wake 55 42 78.0 64.5-87.4 13 22.0 12.6-35.5
Chatham/Lee 53 38 76.4 62.0-86.5 15 23.6 13.5-38.0
Nash/Wilson 81 46 52.1 39.8-64.1 35 47.9 35.9-60.2
Craven/Pamlico 56 41 72.9 56.0-85.1 15 27.1 14.9-44.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 6 85.2 52.0-96.8 3 14.8 3.2-48.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 4 67.7 26.6-92.4 2 32.3 7.6-73.4
Franklin/Gran./Vance 105 68 69.8 59.5-78.4 37 30.2 21.6-40.5
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 8 88.2 48.0-98.4 1 11.8 1.6-52.0
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 95 52 56.4 45.0-67.2 43 43.6 32.8-55.0
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 102 52 48.6 38.0-59.3 50 51.4 40.7-62.0
Northeast NC I 171 108 61.3 52.2-69.7 63 38.7 30.3-47.8
Northeast NC II 99 59 61.8 50.5-71.9 40 38.2 28.1-49.5
Northeastern Partnership 270 167 61.5 54.4-68.2 103 38.5 31.8-45.6
Mountain AHEC 32 24 81.9 64.6-91.8 8 18.1 8.2-35.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 669 395 59.8 53.6-65.6 274 40.2 34.4-46.4
Piedmont 549 377 68.0 62.3-73.2 172 32.0 26.8-37.7
Western NC 46 33 81.1 62.7-91.7 13 18.9 8.3-37.3

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*Data in this table were derived from the exercise question.
Yes = Respondents who report any level of physical activity or exercise.
No = Respondents reporting no physical activity or exercise.

^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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