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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Exercise

During the past month, did you participate in any physical activities or exercises such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,036 11,128 74.8 73.9-75.7 3,908 25.2 24.3-26.1
-Buncombe County 366 298 81.9 77.2-85.9 68 18.1 14.1-22.8
GENDER
Male 141 125 89.8 83.4-94.0 16 10.2 6.0-16.6
Female 225 173 74.3 67.2-80.4 52 25.7 19.6-32.8
RACE
White 324 269 83.5 78.5-87.5 55 16.5 12.5-21.5
Other 40 27 71.1 53.7-83.9 13 28.9 16.1-46.3
AGE
18-44 135 112 85.9 78.8-90.9 23 14.1 9.1-21.2
45+ 231 186 79.2 72.6-84.6 45 20.8 15.4-27.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 91 70.5 61.3-78.4 41 29.5 21.6-38.7
Some College + 234 207 88.7 83.4-92.5 27 11.3 7.5-16.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 208 160 76.5 69.4-82.4 48 23.5 17.6-30.6
$50,000+ 89 84 95.1 88.3-98.0 5 4.9 2.0-11.7

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^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 (MAHEC): 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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