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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-WHITE 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 3,292 162 4.3 3.4- 5.4 439 13.5 11.9-15.3 1,128 35.4 32.9-37.9 672 20.3 18.2-22.6 891 26.5 24.3-28.9
AGE
18-24 199 6 3.7 1.1-11.7 25 8.3 5.0-13.5 73 37.8 28.2-48.4 35 21.0 12.8-32.4 60 29.3 20.8-39.5
25-34 499 22 4.4 2.4- 7.7 67 15.6 11.6-20.7 187 33.8 28.3-39.8 93 17.4 13.1-22.6 130 28.8 23.4-34.9
35-44 631 21 3.6 2.0- 6.3 75 13.1 9.7-17.4 247 37.8 32.7-43.2 123 20.0 15.7-25.2 165 25.5 21.0-30.7
45-54 677 38 4.1 2.7- 6.1 96 15.0 11.5-19.3 234 36.9 31.7-42.5 148 20.7 16.6-25.5 161 23.3 19.1-28.1
55-64 550 26 4.0 2.4- 6.5 83 16.7 12.3-22.3 175 33.5 28.0-39.5 130 20.9 16.6-26.0 136 24.9 19.9-30.7
65-74 439 23 3.5 1.9- 6.1 62 10.4 7.5-14.3 135 33.9 27.8-40.7 90 23.0 17.7-29.3 129 29.2 23.5-35.5
75+ 275 26 10.0 5.7-16.9 30 12.2 7.4-19.4 66 28.4 21.1-37.0 47 19.8 13.5-28.0 106 29.6 22.4-38.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 319 23 4.8 2.7- 8.3 50 16.6 11.0-24.4 87 28.9 21.9-37.2 60 16.7 11.9-22.9 99 33.0 25.6-41.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 956 68 6.7 4.5- 9.8 151 14.6 11.6-18.1 303 33.4 29.0-38.1 164 15.8 12.5-19.7 270 29.6 25.3-34.2
Some Post-H.S. 930 40 3.4 2.2- 5.2 128 13.9 11.0-17.5 319 34.7 30.1-39.5 184 22.0 17.9-26.8 259 26.0 21.9-30.5
College Graduate 1,082 30 3.0 1.9- 4.9 109 11.1 8.7-14.0 419 39.7 35.6-44.0 264 23.7 20.1-27.8 260 22.5 19.1-26.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 301 24 8.2 4.3-14.8 43 16.8 11.1-24.6 81 23.2 16.9-30.9 44 15.5 10.5-22.4 109 36.3 28.9-44.4
$15,000- 24,999 555 33 5.0 3.0- 8.4 71 14.3 10.2-19.6 182 33.3 27.5-39.7 110 18.7 14.3-24.1 159 28.6 22.9-35.0
$25,000- 34,999 378 16 3.8 1.5- 9.1 51 12.2 8.2-17.7 129 35.2 27.9-43.3 77 18.4 13.1-25.1 105 30.4 23.2-38.8
$35,000- 49,999 480 24 3.1 1.8- 5.2 69 13.1 9.6-17.7 180 35.8 29.6-42.4 92 22.2 16.5-29.2 115 25.9 20.1-32.7
$50,000-74,999 409 19 3.9 2.1- 7.2 58 15.2 11.0-20.6 147 36.2 29.9-43.0 93 22.0 16.9-28.1 92 22.7 17.5-28.9
$75,000+ 509 16 4.1 2.3- 7.0 48 9.5 6.4-13.8 195 39.6 34.0-45.5 123 22.6 18.0-28.1 127 24.2 19.6-29.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 175 9 7.2 3.5-14.3 14 8.3 4.7-14.1 65 36.3 28.7-44.7 29 15.3 10.5-21.9 58 32.9 25.1-41.7
Guilford 167 12 6.9 3.8-12.2 22 14.0 8.6-21.9 64 38.7 30.4-47.7 31 19.4 13.3-27.2 38 21.1 15.1-28.7
Mecklenburg 150 3 1.5 0.5- 5.0 12 9.7 5.4-16.7 64 41.8 33.4-50.7 30 17.5 11.9-25.1 41 29.5 21.9-38.4
Orange 197 2 0.6 0.1- 2.9 19 9.1 5.2-15.5 61 29.1 20.3-39.6 55 24.1 17.2-32.6 60 37.1 26.9-48.7
Wake 161 8 6.5 2.6-15.0 20 11.2 7.1-17.4 61 41.1 32.9-50.0 31 18.6 12.9-26.0 41 22.6 16.5-30.1
Chatham/Lee 128 3 1.8 0.6- 5.7 18 15.1 9.3-23.7 49 39.9 30.4-50.1 29 22.0 15.1-30.9 29 21.2 14.7-29.8
Nash/Wilson 106 6 4.4 1.9-10.0 19 15.9 10.1-24.2 37 36.9 27.3-47.6 21 20.2 13.0-30.0 23 22.6 14.7-33.2
Craven/Pamlico 164 9 5.5 2.5-11.6 23 12.8 8.2-19.3 49 30.0 22.7-38.4 30 18.5 12.7-26.1 53 33.3 25.7-41.8
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 188 11 5.4 2.9- 9.8 34 18.4 13.0-25.5 72 39.3 31.6-47.5 26 12.5 8.4-18.3 45 24.4 18.0-32.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 215 18 6.4 3.9-10.3 30 15.3 9.6-23.6 66 28.4 21.3-36.9 40 15.3 10.6-21.6 61 34.6 23.8-47.2
Franklin/Gran./Vance 136 8 4.5 2.1- 9.6 18 19.7 11.5-31.8 45 36.3 26.8-47.0 29 15.7 10.3-23.3 36 23.7 16.0-33.5
Graham/Swain/Jackson 174 10 4.9 2.5- 9.5 21 12.5 7.8-19.3 52 27.8 21.1-35.6 44 26.9 20.1-34.9 47 27.9 21.0-36.1
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 86 6 5.6 2.4-12.9 12 13.3 7.4-22.7 31 38.2 27.5-50.2 9 10.1 5.2-18.7 28 32.8 23.0-44.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 122 10 8.8 4.5-16.4 16 15.9 9.2-26.0 32 21.7 15.3-30.0 29 24.0 16.6-33.3 35 29.6 21.1-39.8
Northeast NC I 95 4 4.5 1.7-11.5 13 18.2 10.5-29.5 29 27.1 18.9-37.3 26 29.9 20.6-41.2 23 20.3 13.1-30.1
Northeast NC II 173 10 3.8 2.0- 7.2 21 10.8 6.7-16.9 57 38.7 30.5-47.6 41 22.1 16.2-29.4 44 24.5 18.0-32.6
Northeastern Partnership 268 14 4.0 2.3- 6.8 34 12.6 8.8-17.8 86 35.8 29.2-43.0 67 24.1 18.9-30.2 67 23.5 18.1-29.9
Mountain AHEC 552 22 3.3 1.9- 5.9 65 12.5 9.2-16.7 190 35.6 30.5-41.1 116 19.6 15.6-24.4 159 28.9 24.1-34.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 973 54 3.9 2.6- 5.7 123 9.9 7.6-12.8 320 36.6 31.9-41.6 200 22.3 18.1-27.1 276 27.3 23.1-31.9
Piedmont 1,426 64 4.6 3.3- 6.4 196 15.1 12.7-17.9 505 35.0 31.6-38.5 293 19.9 17.1-23.2 368 25.3 22.3-28.6
Western NC 893 44 4.1 2.5- 6.5 120 13.7 10.9-17.2 303 34.6 30.1-39.4 179 18.4 15.2-22.1 247 29.2 24.7-34.1

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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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