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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Piedmont North Carolina**

Physical Activity

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%)
North Carolina 6,854 391 5.4 4.7- 6.3 971 14.1 12.9-15.4 2,307 35.8 34.0-37.6 1,376 20.5 18.9-22.1 1,809 24.2 22.7-25.9
-Piedmont NC 2,999 180 5.6 4.6- 6.8 430 14.6 12.9-16.5 1,078 37.5 35.0-40.1 581 20.0 17.9-22.4 730 22.2 20.1-24.4
GENDER
Male 1,104 82 6.1 4.6- 8.2 155 14.0 11.5-17.0 399 39.6 35.5-43.9 215 20.8 17.3-24.8 253 19.4 16.3-22.9
Female 1,895 98 5.1 3.9- 6.7 275 15.2 13.1-17.7 679 35.6 32.6-38.6 366 19.3 16.8-22.1 477 24.8 22.1-27.7
RACE
White 2,291 127 5.4 4.3- 6.7 317 14.3 12.4-16.4 814 37.1 34.3-40.1 468 20.7 18.3-23.5 565 22.5 20.1-25.1
African American 564 39 6.1 4.0- 9.2 87 13.3 10.0-17.5 212 39.1 33.3-45.1 92 19.7 14.8-25.7 134 21.8 17.3-27.2
Other Minorities 103 14 9.6 4.4-19.9 17 22.5 12.6-36.9 30 28.9 17.9-43.1 16 15.5 7.4-29.7 26 23.4 14.0-36.6
AGE
18-24 187 11 4.2 1.8- 9.2 23 9.8 5.6-16.6 69 39.5 29.8-50.0 34 23.0 14.7-34.1 50 23.6 16.3-32.9
25-34 496 23 4.6 2.7- 7.9 79 15.8 12.0-20.5 193 38.4 32.7-44.5 88 19.9 15.1-25.7 113 21.3 16.8-26.7
35-44 668 46 6.8 4.6- 9.8 95 16.6 12.9-21.0 257 36.6 31.8-41.6 120 17.4 13.8-21.8 150 22.6 18.5-27.4
45-54 618 35 4.6 3.0- 7.1 89 14.9 11.3-19.4 238 44.1 38.6-49.8 110 15.6 12.1-19.9 146 20.8 16.5-25.7
55-64 456 26 6.4 4.0-10.2 72 15.9 11.8-21.1 150 34.6 28.8-41.0 106 24.0 18.9-30.0 102 19.1 14.9-24.1
65-74 324 20 7.0 4.0-12.0 37 11.1 7.2-16.8 110 33.8 27.2-41.1 71 24.5 18.4-31.8 86 23.6 18.2-30.0
75+ 230 19 7.7 4.3-13.5 34 15.8 10.6-22.8 50 23.7 17.0-31.9 47 22.7 16.3-30.8 80 30.0 22.8-38.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 321 29 5.6 3.4- 9.1 54 22.8 16.2-31.2 90 29.9 23.2-37.6 49 12.9 8.7-18.8 99 28.8 22.3-36.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 747 59 8.0 5.6-11.3 115 14.8 11.5-18.8 250 34.2 29.1-39.8 140 20.8 16.4-26.1 183 22.2 18.1-26.8
Some Post-H.S. 753 40 4.9 3.2- 7.2 116 14.4 11.4-18.0 273 36.3 31.4-41.6 136 22.3 17.7-27.7 188 22.2 18.0-27.0
College Graduate 1,170 52 4.6 3.2- 6.5 145 12.4 10.1-15.2 460 43.0 39.0-47.0 256 20.1 17.1-23.4 257 19.9 17.0-23.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 230 22 7.5 4.3-12.7 38 19.1 12.5-28.1 56 19.0 13.0-26.9 39 17.9 11.6-26.6 75 36.5 27.3-46.9
$15,000- 24,999 452 29 6.3 3.8-10.3 62 16.0 11.3-22.2 154 32.4 26.3-39.3 89 21.0 15.5-27.8 118 24.2 18.6-30.9
$25,000- 34,999 304 21 7.4 4.1-13.1 41 14.6 9.4-21.9 118 39.0 31.2-47.4 58 16.5 11.6-23.0 66 22.4 15.8-30.8
$35,000- 49,999 446 26 4.7 2.8- 8.0 72 14.9 10.9-19.9 160 36.8 30.7-43.4 79 20.5 15.5-26.7 109 23.1 17.9-29.1
$50,000-74,999 399 16 4.2 2.2- 7.8 70 17.3 13.0-22.8 144 41.2 34.5-48.2 90 21.1 15.6-27.9 79 16.2 12.1-21.2
$75,000+ 562 32 5.2 3.5- 7.9 62 11.5 8.4-15.5 229 40.3 35.0-45.9 118 23.6 18.5-29.7 121 19.3 15.2-24.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 331 14 5.0 2.8- 8.7 34 11.1 7.3-16.4 116 34.7 28.9-41.0 63 17.3 13.2-22.2 104 32.0 26.0-38.6
Guilford 349 26 6.3 4.2- 9.4 56 16.1 12.0-21.2 124 33.3 27.8-39.2 65 20.8 16.1-26.5 78 23.5 18.4-29.6
Mecklenburg 336 15 3.7 2.0- 6.7 41 14.5 10.3-20.0 144 44.3 37.5-51.4 58 15.9 11.3-22.0 78 21.5 16.9-27.0
Orange 358 15 5.1 2.8- 9.2 41 11.0 7.6-15.6 118 30.9 24.6-38.1 82 18.5 14.1-23.9 102 34.6 26.4-43.7
Wake 353 25 8.4 5.2-13.1 47 13.8 9.7-19.3 138 40.4 34.4-46.6 61 17.5 13.1-23.1 82 19.9 15.7-24.9
Chatham/Lee 277 10 3.0 1.5- 5.8 35 12.9 9.0-18.0 98 39.0 31.5-47.0 52 16.7 12.4-22.3 82 28.5 22.7-35.1
Nash/Wilson 266 15 5.1 2.9- 8.7 53 20.8 15.6-27.2 87 33.2 26.5-40.7 49 19.4 14.3-25.8 62 21.4 16.2-27.8
Craven/Pamlico 317 18 6.8 3.9-11.6 43 13.0 9.1-18.4 107 35.3 29.2-41.8 62 18.2 14.0-23.3 87 26.7 21.5-32.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 311 19 5.7 3.5- 9.3 52 16.9 12.6-22.3 114 35.6 29.2-42.5 47 13.9 10.3-18.6 79 27.9 21.1-35.8
Appalachian/Wilkes 358 23 5.3 3.4- 8.1 50 13.7 9.8-19.0 113 30.9 25.2-37.2 75 20.5 15.5-26.5 97 29.6 22.4-38.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 334 28 8.1 5.1-12.7 46 14.0 9.6-20.2 105 29.2 22.3-37.1 67 26.4 15.4-41.3 88 22.3 16.4-29.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 331 16 3.9 2.3- 6.7 35 12.0 8.0-17.7 87 26.4 20.8-33.0 90 27.1 21.9-32.9 103 30.5 25.0-36.7
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 309 24 7.1 4.6-10.9 53 15.2 11.4-20.1 91 30.3 24.6-36.7 53 18.5 13.8-24.5 88 28.8 23.2-35.2
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 270 17 5.7 3.4- 9.4 40 16.9 11.9-23.4 74 26.3 20.0-33.8 60 23.3 16.3-32.1 79 27.8 21.8-34.7
Northeast NC I 307 18 5.3 3.2- 8.7 51 20.7 14.9-27.9 89 24.5 19.2-30.7 73 27.9 19.7-37.9 76 21.7 16.6-27.8
Northeast NC II 367 18 2.9 1.7- 4.8 57 17.1 12.8-22.6 108 32.5 26.9-38.7 75 19.2 15.1-24.3 109 28.2 23.1-34.1
Northeastern Partnership 674 36 3.7 2.6- 5.3 108 18.3 14.7-22.5 197 29.8 25.5-34.4 148 22.1 18.0-26.9 185 26.0 22.1-30.4
Mountain AHEC 992 39 3.6 2.3- 5.5 117 12.9 10.2-16.2 315 31.9 27.8-36.2 221 20.4 17.0-24.3 300 31.3 26.3-36.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 2,287 141 6.0 4.6- 7.8 340 13.4 11.4-15.8 715 33.2 29.9-36.6 460 21.5 18.7-24.6 631 25.9 23.1-28.9
Piedmont 2,999 180 5.6 4.6- 6.8 430 14.6 12.9-16.5 1,078 37.5 35.0-40.1 581 20.0 17.9-22.4 730 22.2 20.1-24.4
Western NC 1,568 70 3.6 2.6- 5.1 201 13.0 10.8-15.7 514 34.3 30.6-38.1 335 20.0 17.2-23.1 448 29.1 25.1-33.3

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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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