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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-WHITE FEMALES

How many days per week do you do these vigorous 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 1,145 207 16.9 13.9-20.4 261 21.7 18.4-25.4 420 39.2 35.0-43.6 170 15.1 12.1-18.7 87 7.0 5.0- 9.9
AGE
18-24 109 14 14.6 7.3-27.1 23 15.3 8.2-26.7 42 38.3 25.7-52.8 17 16.2 7.8-30.7 13 15.5 7.4-29.5
25-34 220 38 16.1 10.5-23.8 51 22.1 15.1-31.0 81 39.7 30.9-49.2 39 19.2 12.6-28.0 11 3.0 1.4- 6.4
35-44 268 48 19.4 13.3-27.4 61 25.3 18.6-33.5 100 36.0 28.7-44.0 44 15.8 10.7-22.7 15 3.5 1.9- 6.4
45-54 239 45 17.1 11.5-24.6 47 17.5 11.6-25.5 95 45.4 36.5-54.5 34 12.8 8.1-19.8 18 7.3 3.5-14.4
55-64 161 33 18.2 10.7-29.2 41 25.6 17.1-36.4 49 33.7 23.4-45.8 25 13.7 7.8-23.0 13 8.8 4.2-17.6
65-74 94 17 13.5 7.0-24.5 19 18.9 10.4-31.9 41 53.0 39.2-66.3 8 9.7 3.7-23.2 9 4.9 2.1-10.9
75+ 46 9 9.4 4.3-19.4 15 47.0 26.2-68.8 11 26.3 11.6-49.3 3 5.1 1.2-18.9 8 12.2 5.2-25.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 59 17 23.6 10.5-45.0 21 36.1 20.5-55.3 9 29.5 13.9-52.0 6 7.8 2.5-21.8 6 2.9 1.1- 7.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 252 58 17.7 12.2-24.9 58 26.6 18.6-36.4 82 32.5 24.7-41.5 25 8.1 4.7-13.7 29 15.1 8.9-24.5
Some Post-H.S. 317 59 11.4 7.7-16.5 67 21.1 15.3-28.4 125 47.3 38.9-55.9 42 13.0 7.8-20.8 24 7.2 3.7-13.5
College Graduate 515 72 20.2 15.0-26.7 115 17.9 14.1-22.5 204 37.3 31.6-43.3 97 21.6 16.6-27.5 27 3.0 1.8- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 74 16 25.9 13.5-43.9 16 16.8 8.8-29.9 19 26.6 14.4-43.9 18 26.1 14.6-42.2 5 4.6 1.5-13.3
$15,000- 24,999 156 38 17.9 11.0-27.8 35 29.4 19.5-41.6 49 37.4 26.1-50.3 20 10.0 5.2-18.4 14 5.3 2.7-10.4
$25,000- 34,999 136 28 11.0 6.5-18.0 30 25.4 14.8-39.9 42 35.7 23.5-50.0 18 8.1 4.1-15.2 18 20.0 9.5-37.2
$35,000- 49,999 171 34 18.1 10.8-28.6 40 18.5 11.6-28.1 61 40.9 29.7-53.1 21 16.9 9.3-28.5 15 5.8 2.8-11.4
$50,000-74,999 179 29 18.4 11.4-28.3 37 18.2 11.4-27.8 75 42.0 32.0-52.6 32 18.4 11.4-28.4 6 3.0 1.1- 8.2
$75,000+ 261 31 12.9 8.2-19.8 61 23.0 16.6-31.0 112 45.5 37.6-53.6 44 15.4 10.9-21.2 13 3.2 1.6- 6.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 66 12 16.9 9.2-29.0 16 21.4 12.7-33.8 27 48.3 34.1-62.9 9 9.9 4.8-19.0 2 3.5 0.9-13.4
Guilford 61 13 18.5 10.5-30.7 8 18.0 7.8-36.3 28 44.5 30.7-59.2 9 16.5 7.5-32.5 3 2.4 0.7- 7.7
Mecklenburg 66 6 10.4 4.4-22.7 14 24.3 14.6-37.6 30 45.2 32.5-58.7 12 16.0 8.2-28.9 4 4.0 1.4-10.8
Orange 106 9 5.0 2.4-10.0 25 23.4 15.1-34.5 44 45.0 32.4-58.2 17 17.4 10.1-28.4 11 9.2 3.8-20.8
Wake 71 14 19.1 11.3-30.4 11 14.2 7.5-25.3 29 45.3 32.9-58.2 14 17.5 10.2-28.4 3 3.9 1.2-12.5
Chatham/Lee 37 7 14.3 6.5-28.6 9 26.9 14.2-45.1 14 39.8 23.8-58.3 5 15.8 6.5-33.9 2 3.1 0.7-12.0
Nash/Wilson 27 5 19.5 7.2-43.1 5 16.3 6.2-36.3 8 27.4 13.4-47.9 5 25.5 10.1-51.2 4 11.3 4.0-28.2
Craven/Pamlico 56 7 8.6 3.8-18.3 12 22.9 12.9-37.3 23 40.8 27.6-55.5 9 16.4 8.0-30.7 5 11.4 4.6-25.4
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 59 11 20.1 11.2-33.5 12 19.5 10.8-32.7 25 43.0 29.0-58.3 7 12.6 4.9-28.8 4 4.8 1.7-12.8
Appalachian/Wilkes 72 12 14.2 6.7-27.7 28 37.4 21.2-57.1 21 39.0 18.9-63.6 6 5.6 2.2-13.2 5 3.9 1.4- 9.9
Franklin/Gran./Vance 49 12 19.4 10.3-33.4 14 28.5 16.0-45.3 11 29.8 15.0-50.5 7 15.4 6.6-32.1 5 6.9 2.7-16.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 59 20 31.4 20.3-45.2 8 13.9 6.4-27.6 16 27.5 16.7-41.8 8 9.8 4.7-19.3 7 17.3 7.7-34.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 23 4 11.9 4.2-29.6 10 51.9 30.4-72.8 5 23.9 9.9-47.4 4 12.2 4.3-30.2 0 0.0 . - .
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 36 9 25.3 13.3-42.7 13 33.9 20.0-51.4 8 22.3 10.9-40.2 3 7.6 2.3-22.7 3 10.9 3.3-30.2
Northeast NC I 29 8 28.2 14.2-48.2 6 18.6 7.7-38.5 6 21.9 9.6-42.4 6 20.0 8.5-40.0 3 11.3 3.7-30.0
Northeast NC II 50 6 12.3 4.9-27.3 13 27.7 15.7-43.9 18 32.3 19.7-48.2 9 20.0 9.5-37.3 4 7.7 2.7-20.0
Northeastern Partnership 79 14 15.8 8.6-27.3 19 25.6 15.8-38.8 24 30.0 19.6-43.1 15 20.0 10.9-33.7 7 8.6 3.8-18.0
Mountain AHEC 190 44 17.2 11.6-24.6 37 19.2 13.1-27.2 68 43.2 33.7-53.1 26 12.5 7.0-21.1 15 8.0 4.4-14.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 317 58 18.0 12.2-25.6 80 23.1 17.0-30.7 102 31.0 23.9-39.3 51 18.4 11.9-27.3 26 9.5 5.1-17.0
Piedmont 526 87 17.6 13.4-22.9 105 20.9 16.2-26.5 212 40.8 35.0-46.8 84 15.5 11.7-20.2 38 5.2 2.9- 9.1
Western NC 302 62 13.2 9.4-18.2 76 21.7 16.2-28.6 106 47.8 38.7-57.0 35 9.1 5.5-14.6 23 8.2 4.7-13.7

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing vigorous 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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