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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 5,042 3,605 71.3 69.8-72.9 1,437 28.7 27.1-30.2
GENDER
Male 1,819 1,349 73.2 70.6-75.7 470 26.8 24.3-29.4
Female 3,223 2,256 69.6 67.7-71.5 967 30.4 28.5-32.3
RACE
White 3,323 2,519 75.9 74.1-77.6 804 24.1 22.4-25.9
African American 1,273 795 63.9 60.6-67.1 478 36.1 32.9-39.4
Other Minorities 14 10 67.3 36.3-88.2 4 32.7 11.8-63.7
AGE
18-24 335 270 77.8 71.0-83.4 65 22.2 16.6-29.0
25-34 822 607 71.9 67.8-75.6 215 28.1 24.4-32.2
35-44 890 662 73.5 69.8-76.8 228 26.5 23.2-30.2
45-54 923 679 73.3 69.6-76.7 244 26.7 23.3-30.4
55-64 877 594 66.9 63.0-70.7 283 33.1 29.3-37.0
65-74 682 463 69.4 65.1-73.3 219 30.6 26.7-34.9
75+ 494 314 64.6 59.4-69.5 180 35.4 30.5-40.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 869 448 51.7 47.1-56.2 421 48.3 43.8-52.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,623 1,067 65.9 63.0-68.6 556 34.1 31.4-37.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,321 1,045 80.9 78.3-83.2 276 19.1 16.8-21.7
College Graduate 1,220 1,039 84.2 81.5-86.5 181 15.8 13.5-18.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 670 368 55.7 50.7-60.7 302 44.3 39.3-49.3
$15,000- 24,999 948 622 63.8 59.5-67.8 326 36.2 32.2-40.5
$25,000- 34,999 593 428 72.0 67.6-76.0 165 28.0 24.0-32.4
$35,000- 49,999 667 510 76.3 72.3-79.9 157 23.7 20.1-27.7
$50,000-74,999 539 444 80.5 76.1-84.3 95 19.5 15.7-23.9
$75,000+ 550 474 85.1 81.3-88.2 76 14.9 11.8-18.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,751 1,079 63.5 60.7-66.2 672 36.5 33.8-39.3
No 3,123 2,414 75.6 73.6-77.5 709 24.4 22.5-26.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 718 542 76.6 73.0-80.0 176 23.4 20.0-27.0
Non-Veteran 4,178 2,935 69.7 67.8-71.4 1,243 30.3 28.6-32.2
Currently Serving 136 121 85.2 75.6-91.4 15 14.8 8.6-24.4

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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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