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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 643 506 78.0 74.0-81.6 137 22.0 18.4-26.0
GENDER
Male 250 202 80.4 74.2-85.4 48 19.6 14.6-25.8
Female 393 304 75.7 70.4-80.4 89 24.3 19.6-29.6
RACE
White 443 370 85.3 81.3-88.5 73 14.7 11.5-18.7
Other 195 135 64.5 56.2-72.1 60 35.5 27.9-43.8
AGE
18-44 322 263 80.5 75.0-85.0 59 19.5 15.0-25.0
45+ 319 241 75.0 68.9-80.3 78 25.0 19.7-31.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 183 123 63.6 54.8-71.5 60 36.4 28.5-45.2
Some College + 459 382 84.6 80.7-87.8 77 15.4 12.2-19.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 266 192 69.1 62.0-75.5 74 30.9 24.5-38.0
$50,000+ 245 216 88.3 83.2-92.0 29 11.7 8.0-16.8

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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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