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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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On days when you do vigorous 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 1,130 130 12.3 9.7-15.5 297 27.9 24.0-32.3 449 37.1 33.0-41.4 157 13.6 10.8-16.9 97 9.1 6.8-12.1
AGE
18-24 109 11 10.3 4.6-21.6 32 34.8 22.2-50.1 47 35.3 23.5-49.3 14 12.6 6.3-23.5 5 6.9 2.1-20.2
25-34 218 30 18.9 12.3-28.0 61 25.7 18.5-34.5 87 38.1 29.5-47.4 27 11.8 6.7-19.8 13 5.5 2.5-11.7
35-44 266 33 11.6 7.3-18.1 76 26.3 19.9-34.0 106 41.5 33.7-49.8 36 12.6 7.9-19.5 15 7.9 3.9-15.4
45-54 238 28 11.7 7.2-18.5 61 30.8 22.8-40.1 93 33.5 26.0-42.0 26 10.8 6.0-18.6 30 13.2 7.9-21.2
55-64 157 15 4.8 2.5- 9.1 42 30.3 20.6-42.1 61 35.7 25.3-47.5 21 15.0 8.0-26.2 18 14.3 7.9-24.7
65-74 90 10 14.6 6.9-28.1 17 14.7 7.7-26.3 35 37.7 24.9-52.5 18 18.8 10.1-32.4 10 14.2 6.6-27.8
75+ 44 2 3.1 0.7-12.2 6 10.0 2.6-31.5 17 41.6 22.3-63.8 14 39.1 19.3-63.2 5 6.3 2.1-17.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 59 8 17.4 7.4-35.9 11 14.9 4.8-37.6 22 44.3 26.1-64.1 7 10.1 3.7-25.0 11 13.3 5.6-28.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 242 34 13.0 8.1-20.3 54 22.2 15.5-30.9 75 27.2 19.6-36.5 47 21.3 14.4-30.3 32 16.3 10.0-25.4
Some Post-H.S. 313 39 12.5 8.1-18.6 91 37.3 29.0-46.4 113 32.3 25.1-40.4 43 8.6 5.2-13.9 27 9.4 5.4-15.8
College Graduate 514 49 11.3 7.5-16.6 141 24.9 20.1-30.3 239 45.3 39.2-51.6 59 13.9 9.7-19.4 26 4.6 2.6- 8.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 74 13 15.7 7.7-29.5 18 31.7 17.8-49.8 19 19.3 10.6-32.5 15 23.6 11.9-41.4 9 9.7 4.3-20.4
$15,000- 24,999 152 20 16.9 9.8-27.5 35 21.4 12.2-34.8 52 34.6 24.5-46.2 26 11.8 5.7-22.7 19 15.4 8.2-26.9
$25,000- 34,999 131 13 12.0 6.0-22.3 38 31.0 19.3-45.7 50 37.4 24.5-52.4 16 10.0 4.5-21.0 14 9.7 3.3-25.1
$35,000- 49,999 169 20 10.1 5.4-18.4 35 29.7 19.7-42.2 70 37.0 26.3-49.3 31 16.2 9.7-25.8 13 6.9 2.9-15.7
$50,000-74,999 179 19 12.0 6.6-20.8 44 23.9 15.8-34.5 86 39.4 30.0-49.6 17 12.0 6.2-22.0 13 12.7 6.6-23.0
$75,000+ 259 22 8.1 4.4-14.5 83 29.6 22.9-37.4 114 48.6 40.6-56.7 24 8.2 5.0-13.3 16 5.4 2.9- 9.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 66 5 6.7 2.5-16.5 19 33.3 20.0-49.9 30 41.4 28.5-55.7 5 9.2 3.7-21.3 7 9.4 4.2-19.5
Guilford 60 8 13.5 6.3-26.7 12 17.1 9.5-28.8 28 43.9 29.8-59.0 10 23.3 11.9-40.5 2 2.3 0.5- 9.0
Mecklenburg 66 5 6.0 2.4-14.3 17 33.1 21.3-47.4 35 49.1 36.0-62.3 5 6.3 2.4-16.0 4 5.5 1.9-14.6
Orange 105 13 12.2 5.9-23.6 28 28.1 18.3-40.4 51 43.2 31.4-55.8 8 6.9 2.7-16.7 5 9.6 2.5-30.5
Wake 71 4 5.9 2.2-15.1 18 24.0 15.1-35.8 32 42.5 30.7-55.2 13 19.6 10.9-32.7 4 8.0 2.6-22.0
Chatham/Lee 37 4 11.5 4.3-27.3 12 32.0 18.0-50.2 12 30.0 16.8-47.7 6 19.3 7.9-40.2 3 7.2 2.1-21.8
Nash/Wilson 27 4 13.9 4.5-35.5 6 26.8 11.1-51.7 12 47.7 27.9-68.3 4 9.7 3.3-25.2 1 1.9 0.3-12.6
Craven/Pamlico 55 4 5.9 2.1-15.7 12 20.5 11.5-34.0 25 51.4 37.1-65.4 10 16.4 8.5-29.2 4 5.9 2.1-15.2
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 57 8 12.5 6.1-24.1 21 35.9 22.9-51.3 18 35.2 21.9-51.3 4 5.1 1.8-13.5 6 11.3 4.9-23.8
Appalachian/Wilkes 71 9 10.8 4.7-23.2 21 44.5 23.9-67.2 19 25.2 13.7-41.6 14 13.1 6.5-24.6 8 6.4 2.8-14.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 48 6 14.2 5.8-31.1 14 22.7 12.5-37.7 19 47.7 30.7-65.2 4 8.1 3.0-20.2 5 7.2 2.8-17.3
Graham/Swain/Jackson 58 5 11.5 4.5-26.3 13 26.2 14.6-42.3 24 36.4 24.3-50.4 11 16.6 9.0-28.7 5 9.3 3.8-21.0
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 23 2 7.8 1.9-26.7 6 24.7 10.6-47.7 9 40.8 21.1-63.9 6 26.7 11.8-50.0 0 0.0 . - .
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 35 4 13.9 5.3-32.0 7 20.5 9.9-37.7 11 24.4 13.1-41.0 7 21.0 10.0-38.9 6 20.1 8.9-39.5
Northeast NC I 28 3 14.1 4.6-35.8 9 33.1 17.3-53.8 8 23.4 10.9-43.2 5 17.9 7.3-37.7 3 11.6 3.7-30.8
Northeast NC II 50 8 16.2 7.4-32.1 9 16.1 8.1-29.5 23 48.2 32.9-64.0 7 9.2 3.9-20.4 3 10.2 3.2-27.9
Northeastern Partnership 78 11 15.7 8.1-28.4 18 19.8 12.0-30.9 31 42.8 30.3-56.3 12 11.1 5.8-20.2 6 10.5 4.2-23.8
Mountain AHEC 187 19 15.2 8.7-25.4 48 29.9 21.4-40.1 78 34.5 26.4-43.4 24 12.2 7.1-20.3 18 8.1 4.7-13.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 314 34 9.8 6.1-15.2 78 28.2 20.7-37.2 123 37.6 29.8-46.2 49 12.5 7.8-19.5 30 11.9 7.0-19.4
Piedmont 519 62 13.2 9.3-18.3 136 23.9 19.3-29.4 219 39.9 34.1-45.9 65 15.0 11.0-20.1 37 8.0 5.2-12.3
Western NC 297 34 14.0 9.1-21.1 83 38.3 29.0-48.6 107 28.6 22.2-36.1 43 11.3 7.4-16.9 30 7.7 4.8-12.1

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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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