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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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 3,189 599 17.5 15.7-19.5 1,064 33.0 30.6-35.6 1,049 32.9 30.5-35.4 285 10.5 8.9-12.4 192 6.0 4.9- 7.4
AGE
18-24 194 31 11.6 6.7-19.5 75 38.5 28.6-49.4 59 33.3 24.1-44.0 25 15.5 8.9-25.6 4 1.0 0.3- 3.1
25-34 490 73 14.5 10.8-19.1 164 33.4 27.8-39.5 175 34.9 29.1-41.1 48 9.6 6.5-14.0 30 7.7 4.7-12.2
35-44 622 119 19.5 15.5-24.2 222 32.9 27.8-38.4 216 36.1 30.8-41.6 43 7.2 4.9-10.6 22 4.3 2.4- 7.8
45-54 669 137 20.7 16.5-25.8 219 32.9 27.9-38.2 210 28.5 24.0-33.5 59 12.0 8.6-16.5 44 5.9 3.9- 8.7
55-64 531 98 17.8 13.6-23.0 162 30.8 25.5-36.7 189 35.7 30.0-41.8 44 8.6 5.6-13.0 38 7.1 4.4-11.2
65-74 411 74 18.0 13.4-23.8 140 32.3 26.2-39.0 126 30.7 24.7-37.4 39 10.8 7.0-16.3 32 8.2 5.1-13.0
75+ 251 62 19.0 13.3-26.3 77 29.2 21.7-38.0 64 26.7 19.3-35.8 26 13.7 7.9-22.7 22 11.4 6.6-19.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 293 74 23.7 17.4-31.5 79 21.2 15.4-28.3 88 35.5 27.5-44.4 25 8.4 5.1-13.5 27 11.2 6.9-17.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 913 200 20.9 17.4-24.9 315 34.0 29.3-38.9 236 25.2 21.1-29.7 92 12.7 9.7-16.5 70 7.3 5.2-10.1
Some Post-H.S. 913 179 17.0 13.9-20.6 305 33.5 28.9-38.4 284 32.7 28.1-37.7 89 10.4 7.4-14.4 56 6.4 4.4- 9.4
College Graduate 1,066 146 13.6 10.7-17.1 363 34.7 30.7-39.0 441 39.1 35.0-43.4 79 9.4 6.9-12.6 37 3.1 1.9- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 284 83 23.8 18.1-30.7 82 28.4 21.1-37.0 73 27.8 20.6-36.3 22 9.2 5.4-15.1 24 10.8 6.3-17.9
$15,000- 24,999 538 99 18.0 13.8-23.2 180 29.1 23.9-34.9 163 35.7 29.4-42.6 50 9.3 6.2-13.8 46 7.8 5.0-11.9
$25,000- 34,999 365 74 21.1 15.6-27.9 124 33.4 25.9-41.8 112 28.9 21.8-37.1 29 9.1 5.1-15.7 26 7.5 4.3-12.8
$35,000- 49,999 469 95 14.4 10.9-18.9 150 34.8 28.2-41.9 158 33.4 27.2-40.2 44 12.3 8.1-18.2 22 5.1 2.8- 9.3
$50,000-74,999 405 61 18.5 13.6-24.7 149 32.0 26.2-38.3 147 35.5 29.2-42.4 33 10.4 6.6-15.8 15 3.7 1.9- 7.2
$75,000+ 506 74 14.3 10.5-19.1 187 37.5 32.0-43.4 180 35.1 29.6-40.9 45 9.8 6.7-14.2 20 3.3 1.7- 6.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 171 30 17.7 12.2-24.8 49 25.4 19.1-32.9 69 43.4 34.9-52.3 14 8.1 4.6-14.1 9 5.4 2.4-11.8
Guilford 162 35 24.2 17.4-32.7 51 28.6 21.6-36.8 53 34.1 25.8-43.4 15 9.6 5.1-17.1 8 3.6 1.7- 7.4
Mecklenburg 148 21 14.0 9.0-21.2 49 30.4 23.0-38.9 57 38.6 30.2-47.7 14 10.7 6.2-18.1 7 6.3 2.9-13.2
Orange 194 32 13.6 9.1-19.8 63 30.7 22.6-40.1 71 32.5 23.6-42.9 18 17.4 8.5-32.5 10 5.7 2.4-13.1
Wake 160 19 11.2 7.1-17.3 59 37.4 29.4-46.3 67 38.7 30.8-47.2 12 10.6 5.8-18.6 3 2.0 0.6- 6.7
Chatham/Lee 119 18 13.1 8.0-20.6 42 41.5 31.6-52.2 36 26.4 18.7-35.8 14 12.7 7.4-20.9 9 6.4 3.2-12.3
Nash/Wilson 102 28 26.0 17.7-36.4 31 34.3 24.6-45.5 36 33.3 24.3-43.7 2 1.5 0.3- 6.6 5 4.9 1.9-12.0
Craven/Pamlico 158 23 12.8 8.4-19.0 53 32.5 25.1-40.9 55 36.9 28.8-45.7 18 14.0 8.6-22.0 9 3.9 1.9- 7.6
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 181 40 21.3 15.5-28.6 55 31.3 24.0-39.7 53 29.1 22.2-37.1 15 9.4 5.4-15.9 18 8.9 5.4-14.2
Appalachian/Wilkes 208 44 17.0 11.7-23.9 70 34.6 25.7-44.7 71 38.1 27.4-50.1 10 4.8 2.4- 9.2 13 5.6 2.7-11.1
Franklin/Gran./Vance 133 18 12.4 7.4-20.0 54 41.8 31.7-52.5 43 35.6 25.5-47.2 10 5.5 2.8-10.3 8 4.8 2.2- 9.9
Graham/Swain/Jackson 170 38 24.0 17.3-32.1 54 29.6 22.8-37.4 59 35.3 27.7-43.7 8 5.7 2.7-11.8 11 5.5 3.0- 9.8
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 82 18 20.5 12.7-31.3 27 34.2 23.9-46.3 24 27.3 18.3-38.7 8 11.2 5.6-21.2 5 6.8 2.7-15.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 119 30 24.0 16.8-33.1 46 42.0 32.1-52.6 31 22.4 15.5-31.2 10 9.3 4.9-16.8 2 2.3 0.6- 9.0
Northeast NC I 93 17 17.1 10.4-26.9 34 35.8 26.1-46.9 25 30.0 20.5-41.5 12 10.9 5.9-19.3 5 6.2 2.2-16.1
Northeast NC II 163 27 15.5 10.4-22.5 50 30.3 22.8-39.0 52 32.7 25.0-41.6 18 12.6 7.6-20.3 16 8.9 5.3-14.5
Northeastern Partnership 256 44 15.9 11.6-21.5 84 31.7 25.5-38.6 77 32.0 25.7-39.1 30 12.2 8.0-18.1 21 8.2 5.2-12.7
Mountain AHEC 536 112 21.3 17.0-26.3 168 31.5 26.5-37.1 185 31.7 26.9-36.9 43 11.3 7.9-16.0 28 4.2 2.6- 6.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 937 179 17.2 13.8-21.2 316 32.6 28.0-37.6 297 34.4 29.7-39.5 87 8.5 6.1-11.6 58 7.3 5.1-10.4
Piedmont 1,388 239 17.3 14.7-20.1 480 33.3 29.9-36.9 458 32.4 29.1-35.9 129 11.2 8.8-14.1 82 5.9 4.4- 7.9
Western NC 864 181 19.0 15.8-22.6 268 32.7 28.1-37.7 294 32.4 27.8-37.2 69 11.5 8.5-15.4 52 4.5 3.1- 6.3

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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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