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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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Respond.^
Very important Somewhat important Not at all important Don't know/Not sure Depends on risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 985 955 97.4 95.7-98.4 14 0.9 0.5- 1.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 8 0.5 0.2- 1.7 7 1.1 0.4- 2.7
GENDER
Female 985 955 97.4 95.7-98.4 14 0.9 0.5- 1.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 8 0.5 0.2- 1.7 7 1.1 0.4- 2.7
RACE
African American 985 955 97.4 95.7-98.4 14 0.9 0.5- 1.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 8 0.5 0.2- 1.7 7 1.1 0.4- 2.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 9 93.5 61.9-99.2 1 6.5 0.8-38.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
-English Speaking 10 9 93.5 61.9-99.2 1 6.5 0.8-38.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 975 946 97.4 95.7-98.5 13 0.9 0.5- 1.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 8 0.5 0.2- 1.7 7 1.1 0.4- 2.8
AGE
18-24 90 89 99.8 98.6- 100 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 199 193 95.8 89.3-98.4 2 1.0 0.2- 4.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 2 2.7 0.7-10.2
35-44 259 253 97.5 92.7-99.2 3 1.2 0.3- 3.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6
45-54 257 248 97.7 94.3-99.1 7 1.3 0.6- 3.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3
55-64 180 172 96.7 92.4-98.6 2 0.7 0.2- 3.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.3 0.5- 3.4 2 1.3 0.2- 7.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 146 140 98.0 95.3-99.2 2 0.8 0.2- 3.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 349 341 98.5 96.7-99.4 6 1.2 0.4- 3.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
Some Post-H.S. 277 268 97.1 92.4-99.0 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 0.4 0.1- 1.1 3 2.0 0.5- 7.8
College Graduate 213 206 95.5 89.1-98.2 3 1.1 0.3- 4.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.4 0.2- 8.7 2 2.0 0.5- 8.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 176 172 99.2 97.8-99.7 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
$15,000- 24,999 238 234 98.6 95.1-99.6 2 0.9 0.1- 5.0 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 0 0.0 . - .
$25,000- 34,999 153 148 98.4 95.7-99.4 4 1.6 0.6- 4.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
$35,000- 49,999 107 103 94.6 82.2-98.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 2 5.1 1.3-18.0
$50,000-74,999 62 61 97.8 86.1-99.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.2 0.3-13.9
$75,000+ 52 49 94.1 79.8-98.5 1 2.4 0.3-15.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 1 3.3 0.5-19.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 12 12 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Guilford 57 55 93.5 76.3-98.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.3 0.6-24.9 1 2.1 0.3-13.7
Mecklenburg 69 66 95.8 85.5-98.9 2 1.8 0.4- 7.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.5 0.4-15.7
Orange 27 27 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Wake 46 44 97.1 88.2-99.3 2 2.9 0.7-11.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Chatham/Lee 40 39 95.9 76.2-99.4 1 4.1 0.6-23.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Nash/Wilson 71 69 98.1 92.2-99.6 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2
Craven/Pamlico 41 39 98.1 92.3-99.5 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 6.6
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 5 5 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 5 5 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 86 85 99.5 96.5-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Graham/Swain/Jackson 8 8 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 76 74 97.4 88.4-99.5 1 2.0 0.3-12.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 73 70 94.7 83.8-98.4 1 2.5 0.4-15.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.8 0.7-11.4 0 0.0 . - .
Northeast NC I 125 118 95.7 90.9-98.0 3 2.1 0.7- 6.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 2.3 0.8- 6.2 0 0.0 . - .
Northeast NC II 76 73 96.4 88.3-99.0 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 1 1.8 0.3-11.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 0 0.0 . - .
Northeastern Partnership 201 191 96.0 92.2-98.0 4 1.7 0.6- 4.7 1 0.9 0.1- 5.8 5 1.4 0.5- 3.5 0 0.0 . - .
Mountain AHEC 24 24 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 520 502 98.2 96.9-98.9 8 1.0 0.5- 2.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2 3 0.1 0.0- 0.5
Piedmont 430 418 96.7 93.6-98.4 6 0.9 0.4- 2.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.6 0.1- 3.4 4 1.7 0.6- 4.7
Western NC 35 35 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being less than age 65.

^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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