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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
True False Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 984 595 63.8 59.0-68.3 158 12.5 9.9-15.5 231 23.8 19.6-28.5
GENDER
Female 984 595 63.8 59.0-68.3 158 12.5 9.9-15.5 231 23.8 19.6-28.5
RACE
African American 984 595 63.8 59.0-68.3 158 12.5 9.9-15.5 231 23.8 19.6-28.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 2 32.0 5.5-79.2 4 15.8 3.8-47.1 4 52.1 15.1-87.0
-English Speaking 10 2 32.0 5.5-79.2 4 15.8 3.8-47.1 4 52.1 15.1-87.0
Non-Hispanic 974 593 64.0 59.2-68.6 154 12.4 9.9-15.5 227 23.6 19.4-28.3
AGE
18-24 91 65 63.5 45.4-78.5 11 9.3 3.7-21.6 15 27.2 13.4-47.4
25-34 199 137 70.6 61.2-78.4 25 10.2 6.1-16.5 37 19.3 12.7-28.2
35-44 259 155 62.8 53.9-71.0 43 14.0 9.1-20.9 61 23.1 16.3-31.8
45-54 255 136 58.2 49.5-66.4 46 13.0 8.7-18.8 73 28.8 21.6-37.3
55-64 180 102 63.2 53.2-72.2 33 16.6 10.5-25.3 45 20.2 13.7-28.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 146 75 52.5 40.3-64.4 29 19.5 11.8-30.4 42 28.1 18.0-40.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 347 209 63.7 55.0-71.5 57 13.7 9.2-19.9 81 22.6 15.8-31.3
Some Post-H.S. 277 170 62.2 52.5-70.9 42 10.9 7.2-16.3 65 26.9 18.7-37.1
College Graduate 214 141 72.1 64.0-78.9 30 8.5 5.4-13.2 43 19.4 13.5-27.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 176 98 55.2 44.8-65.2 37 18.8 12.5-27.3 41 26.0 17.5-36.7
$15,000- 24,999 238 141 58.3 47.7-68.2 48 19.5 12.6-29.0 49 22.1 14.1-33.0
$25,000- 34,999 153 94 65.4 53.7-75.5 20 8.3 4.7-14.4 39 26.3 17.1-38.1
$35,000- 49,999 107 73 76.2 64.5-85.0 17 10.1 5.4-17.9 17 13.7 7.0-25.0
$50,000-74,999 62 39 67.8 51.5-80.8 11 10.3 4.6-21.5 12 21.8 11.2-38.1
$75,000+ 52 38 72.8 55.1-85.4 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1 12 26.3 13.9-44.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 12 8 74.7 45.1-91.4 2 13.4 3.1-42.7 2 11.9 2.8-39.3
Guilford 57 35 63.6 48.2-76.7 13 16.9 9.0-29.5 9 19.5 9.8-34.9
Mecklenburg 69 41 59.3 45.7-71.5 6 7.4 3.1-16.9 22 33.3 22.0-47.0
Orange 27 19 68.4 47.4-83.9 5 20.6 8.5-42.2 3 11.0 3.5-29.8
Wake 46 35 81.7 67.9-90.3 2 2.3 0.5- 8.8 9 16.1 8.0-29.8
Chatham/Lee 40 29 76.7 59.7-88.0 5 10.0 3.5-25.5 6 13.3 5.5-29.1
Nash/Wilson 71 44 56.7 43.4-69.1 10 16.7 8.5-30.2 17 26.5 16.5-39.7
Craven/Pamlico 41 24 61.8 38.7-80.5 8 13.6 6.0-28.0 9 24.6 8.4-53.6
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 5 4 87.1 43.0-98.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.9 1.6-57.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 5 4 86.1 40.4-98.3 1 13.9 1.7-59.6 0 0.0 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 86 55 66.9 54.9-77.0 15 15.4 8.7-25.8 16 17.7 10.4-28.4
Graham/Swain/Jackson 8 5 62.3 27.4-87.9 2 28.2 7.1-66.8 1 9.4 1.2-46.3
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 76 52 67.2 54.2-78.0 9 13.2 6.2-25.9 15 19.6 11.8-30.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 71 36 57.0 44.2-68.9 12 17.0 9.5-28.7 23 26.0 16.8-37.9
Northeast NC I 125 61 51.1 41.0-61.0 30 24.7 16.9-34.6 34 24.2 17.0-33.2
Northeast NC II 76 35 50.8 37.8-63.6 17 22.2 13.0-35.3 24 27.0 17.5-39.2
Northeastern Partnership 201 96 50.9 42.7-59.1 47 23.5 17.2-31.3 58 25.6 19.4-32.8
Mountain AHEC 24 15 71.7 49.0-87.0 5 17.1 6.3-39.0 4 11.2 3.7-29.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 518 293 61.3 54.1-68.0 92 13.9 10.6-18.1 133 24.8 18.6-32.3
Piedmont 431 280 66.2 59.5-72.2 59 10.4 7.4-14.5 92 23.4 18.0-30.0
Western NC 35 22 49.8 21.9-77.8 7 37.5 11.2-74.1 6 12.7 3.9-34.2

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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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