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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Now, thinking about the moderate physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week, do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time such as brisk walking,bicycling, vacuuming, gardening, or anything else that causes small increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,258 850 68.2 64.1-72.0 408 31.8 28.0-35.9
GENDER
Female 1,258 850 68.2 64.1-72.0 408 31.8 28.0-35.9
RACE
African American 1,258 850 68.2 64.1-72.0 408 31.8 28.0-35.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 11 88.1 54.7-97.8 2 11.9 2.2-45.3
-English Speaking 13 11 88.1 54.7-97.8 2 11.9 2.2-45.3
Non-Hispanic 1,245 839 68.1 64.0-71.9 406 31.9 28.1-36.0
AGE
18-24 93 63 71.8 57.6-82.6 30 28.2 17.4-42.4
25-34 199 158 77.2 67.1-84.9 41 22.8 15.1-32.9
35-44 260 192 68.1 58.5-76.4 68 31.9 23.6-41.5
45-54 258 174 70.9 62.8-77.9 84 29.1 22.1-37.2
55-64 183 123 68.8 58.8-77.2 60 31.2 22.8-41.2
65-74 147 91 66.6 55.3-76.2 56 33.4 23.8-44.7
75+ 105 39 37.2 25.1-51.1 66 62.8 48.9-74.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 161 50.1 41.4-58.8 130 49.9 41.2-58.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 425 266 64.9 57.5-71.6 159 35.1 28.4-42.5
Some Post-H.S. 302 230 76.7 68.2-83.6 72 23.3 16.4-31.8
College Graduate 237 191 80.7 73.2-86.5 46 19.3 13.5-26.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 271 163 57.9 49.2-66.3 108 42.1 33.7-50.8
$15,000- 24,999 285 196 68.5 59.3-76.5 89 31.5 23.5-40.7
$25,000- 34,999 163 122 70.4 58.3-80.2 41 29.6 19.8-41.7
$35,000- 49,999 113 92 77.9 64.2-87.4 21 22.1 12.6-35.8
$50,000-74,999 64 52 73.2 53.4-86.7 12 26.8 13.3-46.6
$75,000+ 53 49 90.6 73.3-97.1 4 9.4 2.9-26.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 14 90.7 67.0-97.9 2 9.3 2.1-33.0
Guilford 71 57 79.4 65.1-88.8 14 20.6 11.2-34.9
Mecklenburg 81 59 74.0 62.1-83.2 22 26.0 16.8-37.9
Orange 31 26 85.3 67.8-94.1 5 14.7 5.9-32.2
Wake 55 43 76.9 61.9-87.2 12 23.1 12.8-38.1
Chatham/Lee 53 38 71.4 55.6-83.3 15 28.6 16.7-44.4
Nash/Wilson 81 52 59.5 46.9-71.0 29 40.5 29.0-53.1
Craven/Pamlico 56 36 56.3 37.5-73.4 20 43.7 26.6-62.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 6 85.2 52.0-96.8 3 14.8 3.2-48.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 5 85.4 40.0-98.1 1 14.6 1.9-60.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 105 71 70.8 60.2-79.5 34 29.2 20.5-39.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 7 80.9 45.4-95.5 2 19.1 4.5-54.6
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 58 60.6 49.0-71.2 36 39.4 28.8-51.0
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 102 64 66.9 56.5-75.9 38 33.1 24.1-43.5
Northeast NC I 171 113 65.2 56.2-73.2 58 34.8 26.8-43.8
Northeast NC II 98 58 62.1 50.8-72.2 40 37.9 27.8-49.2
Northeastern Partnership 269 171 63.8 56.7-70.3 98 36.2 29.7-43.3
Mountain AHEC 32 24 75.0 51.2-89.6 8 25.0 10.4-48.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 666 422 63.9 57.8-69.5 244 36.1 30.5-42.2
Piedmont 546 394 70.9 65.2-76.0 152 29.1 24.0-34.8
Western NC 46 34 78.3 56.9-90.8 12 21.7 9.2-43.1

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*If a respondent reported less than 10 mins activity/week for the next phy. activity quest., that respondent was counted in NO category

^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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