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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 987 838 87.9 84.9-90.5 47 3.4 2.2- 5.0 102 8.7 6.5-11.5
GENDER
Female 987 838 87.9 84.9-90.5 47 3.4 2.2- 5.0 102 8.7 6.5-11.5
RACE
African American 987 838 87.9 84.9-90.5 47 3.4 2.2- 5.0 102 8.7 6.5-11.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 9 99.0 91.6-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 8.4 0 0.0 . - .
-English Speaking 10 9 99.0 91.6-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 8.4 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 977 829 87.9 84.8-90.4 46 3.4 2.2- 5.1 102 8.7 6.6-11.6
AGE
18-24 91 78 94.2 88.7-97.2 6 2.1 0.8- 5.3 7 3.7 1.4- 8.9
25-34 199 173 90.0 83.5-94.1 9 5.3 2.3-11.8 17 4.7 2.6- 8.6
35-44 260 221 83.4 74.9-89.5 13 2.7 1.5- 5.0 26 13.9 8.1-22.7
45-54 257 212 88.5 83.1-92.3 13 2.6 1.3- 4.9 32 8.9 5.5-14.2
55-64 180 154 84.3 74.5-90.8 6 4.1 1.2-12.4 20 11.6 6.3-20.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 147 102 72.7 59.9-82.6 18 10.2 5.3-18.8 27 17.1 8.9-30.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 349 290 85.1 79.1-89.5 13 3.3 1.5- 7.0 46 11.7 7.8-17.1
Some Post-H.S. 277 245 90.8 85.5-94.2 9 1.8 0.8- 3.7 23 7.5 4.3-12.6
College Graduate 214 201 97.4 94.5-98.8 7 1.9 0.7- 5.0 6 0.7 0.3- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 176 134 74.0 64.0-81.9 21 11.0 6.2-18.5 21 15.1 8.9-24.4
$15,000- 24,999 238 201 83.7 74.8-89.8 9 4.5 1.8-10.9 28 11.8 6.7-20.1
$25,000- 34,999 153 134 89.7 78.9-95.3 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3 16 9.9 4.4-20.9
$35,000- 49,999 107 98 92.2 82.6-96.7 4 1.8 0.6- 5.2 5 6.1 2.1-16.3
$50,000-74,999 62 59 98.5 95.1-99.5 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2
$75,000+ 52 50 99.0 95.9-99.8 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1 0 0.0 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 12 11 94.0 66.3-99.2 1 6.0 0.8-33.7 0 0.0 . - .
Guilford 57 53 94.7 83.9-98.4 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 3 4.6 1.2-15.9
Mecklenburg 69 65 94.4 84.8-98.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 5.6 1.9-15.2
Orange 27 25 92.3 73.7-98.1 2 7.7 1.9-26.3 0 0.0 . - .
Wake 46 44 96.5 86.9-99.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.5 0.8-13.1
Chatham/Lee 40 33 91.2 80.9-96.2 2 1.5 0.3- 6.2 5 7.3 2.8-17.7
Nash/Wilson 71 58 80.9 68.5-89.2 7 10.8 4.9-22.0 6 8.3 3.4-18.9
Craven/Pamlico 41 30 76.8 59.0-88.5 6 14.8 6.0-32.0 5 8.4 3.1-20.8
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 5 3 63.2 21.2-91.6 1 23.9 3.3-74.2 1 12.9 1.6-57.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 5 5 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 87 70 77.4 65.4-86.1 4 4.2 1.6-11.0 13 18.3 10.4-30.3
Graham/Swain/Jackson 8 8 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 76 66 86.7 75.3-93.3 2 3.7 0.7-17.2 8 9.6 4.6-18.8
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 73 53 74.3 61.8-83.8 4 8.2 2.9-21.1 16 17.4 10.3-28.1
Northeast NC I 125 108 86.4 78.0-91.9 8 5.6 2.7-11.4 9 8.0 3.9-15.9
Northeast NC II 76 63 85.0 74.5-91.7 2 2.1 0.5- 8.5 11 12.9 6.7-23.2
Northeastern Partnership 201 171 85.7 79.4-90.3 10 3.9 2.0- 7.5 20 10.3 6.4-16.3
Mountain AHEC 24 22 93.7 76.5-98.5 1 3.8 0.5-23.3 1 2.5 0.3-16.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 520 428 84.7 79.8-88.5 31 5.2 3.2- 8.3 61 10.2 7.0-14.4
Piedmont 432 378 89.9 85.5-93.1 15 2.2 1.0- 4.5 39 7.9 5.1-12.1
Western NC 35 32 95.8 85.6-98.9 1 1.9 0.2-13.4 2 2.3 0.5- 9.8

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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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