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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 15,036 11,128 74.8 73.9-75.7 3,908 25.2 24.3-26.1
GENDER
Male 5,551 4,274 76.9 75.5-78.3 1,277 23.1 21.7-24.5
Female 9,485 6,854 72.8 71.7-73.9 2,631 27.2 26.1-28.3
RACE
White 11,242 8,649 78.2 77.2-79.1 2,593 21.8 20.9-22.8
African American 2,695 1,776 68.0 65.7-70.1 919 32.0 29.9-34.3
Asian 90 64 65.9 52.2-77.4 26 34.1 22.6-47.8
Native American 293 199 71.6 64.2-77.9 94 28.4 22.1-35.8
Other Minorities 625 372 57.8 52.5-62.9 253 42.2 37.1-47.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 672 399 58.5 53.4-63.5 273 41.5 36.5-46.6
-English Speaking 281 207 75.2 68.3-81.1 74 24.8 18.9-31.7
-Spanish Speaking 391 192 50.7 44.2-57.3 199 49.3 42.7-55.8
Non-Hispanic 14,344 10,713 76.0 75.1-76.8 3,631 24.0 23.2-24.9
AGE
18-24 844 665 78.2 74.3-81.6 179 21.8 18.4-25.7
25-34 2,400 1,888 78.5 76.4-80.6 512 21.5 19.4-23.6
35-44 2,827 2,176 76.5 74.5-78.4 651 23.5 21.6-25.5
45-54 2,801 2,113 75.2 73.1-77.2 688 24.8 22.8-26.9
55-64 2,562 1,815 71.9 69.6-74.0 747 28.1 26.0-30.4
65-74 1,999 1,404 71.1 68.5-73.5 595 28.9 26.5-31.5
75+ 1,528 1,006 68.5 65.5-71.3 522 31.5 28.7-34.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,496 1,359 55.3 52.7-57.9 1,137 44.7 42.1-47.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,423 3,003 68.7 66.9-70.4 1,420 31.3 29.6-33.1
Some Post-H.S. 3,765 2,987 80.8 79.2-82.3 778 19.2 17.7-20.8
College Graduate 4,325 3,763 86.9 85.6-88.1 562 13.1 11.9-14.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,736 995 56.7 53.4-60.0 741 43.3 40.0-46.6
$15,000- 24,999 2,547 1,670 64.3 61.7-66.7 877 35.7 33.3-38.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,732 1,274 72.9 70.2-75.5 458 27.1 24.5-29.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,976 1,530 77.3 75.0-79.5 446 22.7 20.5-25.0
$50,000-74,999 1,799 1,519 84.8 82.7-86.7 280 15.2 13.3-17.3
$75,000+ 2,018 1,784 87.9 86.1-89.5 234 12.1 10.5-13.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,800 2,985 64.0 62.2-65.7 1,815 36.0 34.3-37.8
No 9,790 7,827 79.7 78.6-80.7 1,963 20.3 19.3-21.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,936 1,502 78.3 75.9-80.5 434 21.7 19.5-24.1
Non-Veteran 12,906 9,456 74.0 73.0-75.0 3,450 26.0 25.0-27.0
Currently Serving 169 152 87.5 79.7-92.6 17 12.5 7.4-20.3

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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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