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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

How many days per week do you do these moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 842 62 8.0 5.7-11.2 140 14.4 11.5-17.9 286 37.3 32.2-42.6 135 17.0 13.3-21.5 219 23.3 19.2-28.1
GENDER
Female 842 62 8.0 5.7-11.2 140 14.4 11.5-17.9 286 37.3 32.2-42.6 135 17.0 13.3-21.5 219 23.3 19.2-28.1
RACE
African American 842 62 8.0 5.7-11.2 140 14.4 11.5-17.9 286 37.3 32.2-42.6 135 17.0 13.3-21.5 219 23.3 19.2-28.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 1 30.3 4.6-79.7 1 6.6 0.8-38.8 1 32.8 5.2-81.4 5 20.1 5.3-53.0 3 10.1 2.0-38.1
-English Speaking 11 1 30.3 4.6-79.7 1 6.6 0.8-38.8 1 32.8 5.2-81.4 5 20.1 5.3-53.0 3 10.1 2.0-38.1
Non-Hispanic 831 61 7.8 5.5-11.0 139 14.4 11.5-18.0 285 37.3 32.2-42.6 130 17.0 13.3-21.5 216 23.4 19.2-28.2
AGE
18-24 63 2 2.0 0.3-10.6 6 3.4 1.3- 8.4 21 40.8 23.1-61.3 12 19.2 8.1-38.9 22 34.6 18.5-55.2
25-34 158 10 9.2 4.0-19.6 25 14.5 8.5-23.8 70 42.0 31.9-52.8 22 18.5 10.7-30.2 31 15.8 9.9-24.2
35-44 190 13 6.1 2.6-13.9 35 18.2 11.9-26.9 59 35.7 26.6-45.9 32 15.3 9.5-23.7 51 24.7 17.0-34.4
45-54 173 12 10.0 4.8-19.7 35 14.0 8.8-21.5 52 35.6 25.7-46.8 30 21.6 13.6-32.4 44 18.8 12.3-27.8
55-64 122 12 10.2 4.9-19.7 15 14.0 7.1-25.8 46 41.4 29.2-54.8 16 8.9 4.2-17.8 33 25.5 17.0-36.4
65-74 88 12 18.2 9.1-33.1 12 15.7 6.9-31.7 26 29.0 16.1-46.6 16 14.2 6.7-27.8 22 22.8 11.9-39.3
75+ 38 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 10 34.6 17.2-57.4 8 13.5 5.4-30.0 6 19.2 7.9-39.8 13 31.3 14.5-55.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 158 12 6.7 3.2-13.5 25 20.6 12.4-32.3 39 22.7 14.5-33.6 26 17.1 9.9-28.0 56 32.9 22.8-45.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 263 20 11.3 6.5-19.1 43 15.4 10.1-22.8 82 37.0 27.4-47.8 46 16.8 10.5-25.8 72 19.5 14.0-26.5
Some Post-H.S. 228 17 6.3 3.1-12.1 42 12.5 8.3-18.3 84 40.6 31.4-50.6 31 13.6 8.1-21.8 54 27.1 17.8-38.9
College Graduate 191 13 5.9 2.8-11.9 30 11.6 7.4-17.7 80 42.2 33.2-51.7 31 21.2 13.6-31.5 37 19.1 12.8-27.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 161 16 11.6 6.1-20.9 26 21.5 13.0-33.4 35 20.1 12.9-30.0 24 13.3 7.7-21.9 60 33.6 23.9-44.7
$15,000- 24,999 196 13 8.2 3.7-17.1 30 13.5 8.2-21.4 65 32.6 23.2-43.6 41 21.4 13.2-33.0 47 24.3 15.4-36.2
$25,000- 34,999 120 11 11.4 5.2-23.1 23 13.4 8.0-21.7 42 39.5 27.5-52.8 24 17.8 9.6-30.4 20 18.0 10.0-30.1
$35,000- 49,999 92 5 3.4 1.0-11.3 14 8.5 4.0-17.2 46 59.5 45.1-72.4 13 18.6 9.3-33.8 14 9.9 4.7-19.7
$50,000-74,999 52 3 2.3 0.7- 7.9 14 26.7 14.1-44.8 20 42.9 26.1-61.5 6 14.3 5.6-32.0 9 13.8 6.1-28.4
$75,000+ 48 4 13.1 4.7-31.7 9 11.0 4.7-23.6 20 32.8 18.9-50.6 7 20.6 7.9-44.0 8 22.5 10.2-42.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 14 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.1 2.9-39.4 5 32.6 12.8-61.6 2 6.8 1.3-28.4 5 48.4 21.5-76.3
Guilford 56 5 7.8 3.0-18.8 13 24.2 13.4-39.6 21 30.0 18.7-44.4 5 13.4 4.2-35.1 12 24.7 13.5-41.0
Mecklenburg 59 2 1.6 0.4- 6.1 10 17.5 8.8-32.0 30 53.3 38.9-67.2 8 10.7 5.1-20.9 9 16.9 8.4-31.2
Orange 26 1 4.4 0.6-25.6 7 33.6 16.9-55.8 10 37.0 19.6-58.5 3 7.4 2.2-22.4 5 17.6 6.9-37.8
Wake 43 5 11.9 4.8-26.7 5 9.6 3.7-22.9 15 39.4 23.9-57.3 7 16.9 7.8-33.1 11 22.1 11.0-39.4
Chatham/Lee 38 3 9.4 2.8-27.3 1 1.1 0.2- 7.8 14 35.4 20.5-53.7 5 10.8 3.9-26.3 15 43.4 26.5-61.9
Nash/Wilson 52 3 5.6 1.8-16.6 9 23.3 11.7-41.0 18 32.9 20.6-48.0 6 11.2 4.5-25.3 16 27.0 16.0-41.8
Craven/Pamlico 35 3 10.0 2.8-29.8 8 17.1 7.8-33.2 10 28.2 14.2-48.1 6 15.1 6.4-31.6 8 29.7 14.1-52.1
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 6 0 0.0 . - . 2 17.8 2.8-62.1 3 72.5 26.5-95.1 1 9.7 1.0-53.6 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 31.8 6.9-74.6 2 47.5 12.0-85.8 1 20.7 2.7-70.9
Franklin/Gran./Vance 71 4 3.4 1.2- 9.1 16 24.2 14.6-37.2 21 29.0 18.7-42.1 8 14.0 6.5-27.6 22 29.4 18.5-43.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 7 0 0.0 . - . 1 11.2 1.5-51.6 2 18.6 4.1-55.0 2 37.2 9.9-76.2 2 33.0 8.4-72.6
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 58 3 3.2 0.9-11.0 13 21.0 11.7-34.9 13 20.9 11.4-35.0 12 25.3 13.4-42.6 17 29.5 17.8-44.8
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 61 3 3.9 1.2-12.6 8 12.1 5.6-24.4 20 36.4 23.9-51.1 11 16.0 8.4-28.5 19 31.5 20.2-45.6
Northeast NC I 111 9 7.6 3.6-15.3 18 21.6 12.6-34.5 34 27.0 18.9-36.9 22 21.1 13.8-30.9 28 22.7 15.2-32.4
Northeast NC II 58 5 4.6 1.9-11.0 12 23.5 12.6-39.6 9 16.9 7.9-32.4 11 19.0 10.0-33.1 21 36.0 23.0-51.4
Northeastern Partnership 169 14 6.2 3.5-10.9 30 22.5 15.0-32.2 43 22.3 15.8-30.5 33 20.2 14.0-28.1 49 28.8 21.3-37.7
Mountain AHEC 24 0 0.0 . - . 3 9.3 2.5-28.8 8 29.2 13.2-52.8 6 25.4 9.5-52.4 7 36.1 15.8-63.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 416 33 8.7 5.2-14.2 69 14.2 10.3-19.3 125 36.5 28.4-45.6 70 16.0 10.9-22.8 119 24.6 18.9-31.3
Piedmont 392 29 7.9 4.9-12.5 67 14.9 10.9-20.0 148 38.2 31.8-45.0 56 16.4 11.7-22.4 92 22.6 16.9-29.6
Western NC 34 0 0.0 . - . 4 6.6 1.9-20.1 13 26.5 10.9-51.6 9 46.1 17.7-77.3 8 20.8 7.4-46.4

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing moderate activities at least 10 minutes at a time.

^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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