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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,802 1,152 65.3 62.6-68.0 650 34.7 32.0-37.4
AGE
18-24 116 74 63.1 51.4-73.5 42 36.9 26.5-48.6
25-34 327 222 69.4 63.2-75.1 105 30.6 24.9-36.8
35-44 353 233 65.3 58.8-71.2 120 34.7 28.8-41.2
45-54 346 229 68.3 62.0-73.9 117 31.7 26.1-38.0
55-64 262 159 62.7 55.5-69.4 103 37.3 30.6-44.5
65-74 225 147 67.1 59.2-74.1 78 32.9 25.9-40.8
75+ 162 80 48.4 39.3-57.6 82 51.6 42.4-60.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 385 193 50.6 44.6-56.5 192 49.4 43.5-55.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 592 350 60.6 55.7-65.4 242 39.4 34.6-44.3
Some Post-H.S. 468 320 67.6 62.0-72.8 148 32.4 27.2-38.0
College Graduate 354 288 83.0 78.0-87.1 66 17.0 12.9-22.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 387 205 52.9 46.8-58.9 182 47.1 41.1-53.2
$15,000- 24,999 444 260 59.3 53.5-64.8 184 40.7 35.2-46.5
$25,000- 34,999 234 167 72.3 65.0-78.6 67 27.7 21.4-35.0
$35,000- 49,999 179 132 75.5 67.4-82.2 47 24.5 17.8-32.6
$50,000-74,999 93 72 71.9 58.0-82.6 21 28.1 17.4-42.0
$75,000+ 80 65 81.7 70.9-89.1 15 18.3 10.9-29.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 645 332 51.7 47.0-56.4 313 48.3 43.6-53.0
No 1,094 772 71.4 67.9-74.6 322 28.6 25.4-32.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 32 61.9 42.2-78.3 18 38.1 21.7-57.8
Non-Veteran 1,741 1,111 65.4 62.6-68.1 630 34.6 31.9-37.4
Currently Serving 10 8 85.0 53.9-96.5 2 15.0 3.5-46.1

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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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