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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

On days when you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, how much total time per day do you spend doing these activities?*

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  Total
Respond.^
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1-2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 812 214 26.5 21.7-32.0 246 27.4 23.1-32.0 249 35.4 30.4-40.8 72 7.5 5.3-10.5 31 3.2 1.8- 5.5
GENDER
Female 812 214 26.5 21.7-32.0 246 27.4 23.1-32.0 249 35.4 30.4-40.8 72 7.5 5.3-10.5 31 3.2 1.8- 5.5
RACE
African American 812 214 26.5 21.7-32.0 246 27.4 23.1-32.0 249 35.4 30.4-40.8 72 7.5 5.3-10.5 31 3.2 1.8- 5.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 4 42.5 9.9-83.3 2 3.7 0.6-18.5 2 39.9 8.2-83.1 2 13.8 2.7-48.0 0 0.0 . - .
-English Speaking 10 4 42.5 9.9-83.3 2 3.7 0.6-18.5 2 39.9 8.2-83.1 2 13.8 2.7-48.0 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 802 210 26.4 21.6-31.9 244 27.5 23.3-32.2 247 35.4 30.4-40.7 70 7.5 5.2-10.5 31 3.2 1.8- 5.6
AGE
18-24 60 21 41.5 23.1-62.5 14 15.5 7.4-29.5 17 32.8 17.3-53.2 5 9.2 2.8-26.8 3 1.0 0.3- 3.6
25-34 156 35 20.4 13.0-30.5 55 34.2 24.8-45.0 47 34.3 24.7-45.4 12 5.1 2.3-10.7 7 6.0 2.0-16.4
35-44 185 41 19.7 12.9-28.8 59 31.3 22.9-41.2 65 39.3 29.8-49.8 17 7.7 3.8-14.7 3 2.0 0.4- 9.2
45-54 166 44 21.0 13.6-31.0 48 30.3 20.9-41.7 52 36.4 26.3-47.8 18 10.9 6.0-19.1 4 1.4 0.4- 4.5
55-64 118 30 25.0 15.8-37.3 34 21.6 13.7-32.5 37 43.3 30.6-56.9 10 6.2 2.8-13.0 7 3.8 1.5- 9.5
65-74 83 27 34.0 19.6-52.0 24 25.8 13.8-43.1 21 30.1 17.0-47.7 9 8.8 3.8-19.3 2 1.2 0.3- 5.5
75+ 35 15 58.2 36.8-77.0 10 23.4 10.5-44.3 6 14.7 5.6-33.2 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 3 2.9 0.8- 9.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 151 48 30.7 20.9-42.5 39 23.1 14.6-34.4 42 34.4 23.3-47.4 14 8.7 4.1-17.5 8 3.2 1.5- 7.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 245 68 35.1 25.2-46.5 70 21.3 14.7-29.8 71 33.0 24.5-42.9 25 8.4 4.2-16.0 11 2.1 1.0- 4.4
Some Post-H.S. 225 59 24.4 16.5-34.5 74 31.3 23.2-40.8 66 34.0 24.5-44.9 19 7.2 4.0-12.5 7 3.1 1.1- 8.6
College Graduate 189 38 14.8 9.6-22.3 62 33.4 25.2-42.8 70 41.1 32.0-50.9 14 6.0 3.1-11.4 5 4.6 1.4-14.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 154 46 29.0 19.5-40.7 44 24.2 16.4-34.1 38 32.4 22.1-44.8 16 11.2 5.9-20.4 10 3.2 1.6- 6.5
$15,000- 24,999 192 64 35.7 25.2-47.8 49 17.9 11.5-26.7 55 35.8 25.8-47.2 15 7.0 2.4-18.2 9 3.7 1.5- 9.0
$25,000- 34,999 116 25 21.3 12.6-33.6 37 36.9 24.8-50.9 33 27.2 17.2-40.3 17 12.2 6.6-21.4 4 2.4 0.8- 7.4
$35,000- 49,999 91 17 15.5 7.1-30.8 31 35.3 23.1-49.9 35 43.6 29.9-58.2 6 4.6 1.8-11.2 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0
$50,000-74,999 52 13 20.5 10.1-37.3 18 35.7 20.6-54.2 16 33.0 18.1-52.2 5 10.8 3.6-28.6 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 47 8 21.5 9.5-41.6 20 34.1 19.6-52.3 14 24.6 12.5-42.6 3 5.8 1.5-20.4 2 14.1 3.5-42.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 13 6 43.3 17.6-73.2 4 26.2 9.0-56.1 3 30.5 9.2-65.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Guilford 54 9 21.3 9.5-41.2 16 29.8 17.6-45.6 23 40.7 26.5-56.7 6 8.2 3.4-18.6 0 0.0 . - .
Mecklenburg 57 12 22.3 12.0-37.6 20 31.3 19.8-45.7 22 42.7 29.0-57.8 3 3.6 1.1-11.3 0 0.0 . - .
Orange 25 4 18.9 7.1-41.8 8 33.3 16.4-55.9 12 43.8 24.8-64.9 1 4.0 0.5-23.5 0 0.0 . - .
Wake 41 8 27.1 13.4-47.1 13 32.1 18.0-50.5 16 32.3 19.2-48.8 2 4.5 0.9-19.9 2 4.1 1.0-15.5
Chatham/Lee 37 16 40.5 24.5-58.9 10 32.5 17.0-53.1 6 16.9 7.0-35.5 4 7.4 2.6-19.1 1 2.7 0.4-16.9
Nash/Wilson 49 11 20.5 10.7-35.7 17 33.7 21.1-49.1 10 23.0 12.0-39.6 8 18.8 8.6-36.3 3 4.0 1.2-12.6
Craven/Pamlico 35 9 37.4 19.9-59.0 12 31.1 16.9-50.1 10 21.1 10.5-37.8 4 10.4 3.6-26.8 0 0.0 . - .
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 6 1 9.7 1.0-53.6 1 7.4 0.7-45.8 4 82.9 39.4-97.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 5 1 33.7 5.3-82.1 2 32.0 6.9-74.8 1 13.6 1.7-59.1 1 20.7 2.7-70.9 0 0.0 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 69 21 29.3 18.6-42.8 25 39.2 26.7-53.3 11 16.4 8.9-28.3 7 7.5 3.1-16.8 5 7.6 2.7-19.5
Graham/Swain/Jackson 7 3 33.7 9.8-70.5 3 44.0 14.1-79.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 22.3 3.3-70.8 0 0.0 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 55 16 25.5 15.0-39.9 17 34.8 21.5-50.9 15 28.0 15.7-44.8 6 10.8 4.2-25.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 60 18 28.1 17.4-42.2 14 23.3 13.6-36.9 16 27.1 16.3-41.7 6 9.2 3.7-21.0 6 12.2 5.3-25.6
Northeast NC I 107 29 28.9 19.4-40.6 32 30.1 20.7-41.5 36 33.5 24.2-44.4 6 4.7 2.0-10.3 4 2.9 1.0- 7.7
Northeast NC II 57 16 23.4 13.7-37.0 15 24.3 14.1-38.7 17 35.8 22.2-52.1 5 10.4 3.3-28.3 4 6.1 2.0-17.4
Northeastern Partnership 164 45 26.3 19.1-35.1 47 27.4 20.1-36.2 53 34.6 26.2-44.0 11 7.3 3.3-15.6 8 4.4 2.0- 9.5
Mountain AHEC 22 9 34.6 15.0-61.5 8 35.3 15.4-62.0 4 27.8 10.0-57.2 1 2.3 0.3-15.1 0 0.0 . - .
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 402 108 28.7 21.0-37.9 117 23.7 18.0-30.6 122 36.5 28.8-45.0 35 7.2 4.5-11.3 20 3.9 2.1- 7.0
Piedmont 378 96 25.4 19.4-32.6 118 29.9 24.1-36.5 119 35.2 28.7-42.3 34 6.6 4.2-10.0 11 2.9 1.1- 6.9
Western NC 32 10 20.1 7.3-44.5 11 21.9 8.3-46.5 8 24.4 8.8-51.9 3 33.6 7.2-76.7 0 0.0 . - .

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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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