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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-MALES

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 5,551 4,274 76.9 75.5-78.3 1,277 23.1 21.7-24.5
RACE
White 4,195 3,337 80.0 78.5-81.4 858 20.0 18.6-21.5
African American 893 624 71.3 67.6-74.7 269 28.7 25.3-32.4
Asian 41 29 76.2 59.9-87.3 12 23.8 12.7-40.1
Native American 91 70 83.2 72.9-90.1 21 16.8 9.9-27.1
Other Minorities 301 187 59.6 52.2-66.6 114 40.4 33.4-47.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 303 192 60.7 53.4-67.6 111 39.3 32.4-46.6
-English Speaking 102 88 84.8 73.4-91.9 14 15.2 8.1-26.6
-Spanish Speaking 201 104 52.3 43.5-61.0 97 47.7 39.0-56.5
Non-Hispanic 5,240 4,075 78.4 77.0-79.7 1,165 21.6 20.3-23.0
AGE
18-24 339 282 82.2 76.2-86.9 57 17.8 13.1-23.8
25-34 902 737 79.9 76.3-83.1 165 20.1 16.9-23.7
35-44 1,096 867 78.2 75.0-81.1 229 21.8 18.9-25.0
45-54 1,046 812 77.1 73.8-80.2 234 22.9 19.8-26.2
55-64 1,008 726 73.1 69.7-76.2 282 26.9 23.8-30.3
65-74 695 504 71.6 67.2-75.6 191 28.4 24.4-32.8
75+ 446 329 76.3 71.3-80.7 117 23.7 19.3-28.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 970 540 56.2 52.1-60.2 430 43.8 39.8-47.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,583 1,123 71.1 68.2-73.8 460 28.9 26.2-31.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,300 1,092 85.2 82.6-87.4 208 14.8 12.6-17.4
College Graduate 1,685 1,511 89.2 87.3-90.8 174 10.8 9.2-12.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 507 279 54.7 48.6-60.5 228 45.3 39.5-51.4
$15,000- 24,999 835 559 64.9 60.6-69.0 276 35.1 31.0-39.4
$25,000- 34,999 667 499 72.9 68.5-76.8 168 27.1 23.2-31.5
$35,000- 49,999 829 650 78.0 74.4-81.3 179 22.0 18.7-25.6
$50,000-74,999 791 681 87.1 84.2-89.5 110 12.9 10.5-15.8
$75,000+ 897 808 89.7 87.2-91.8 89 10.3 8.2-12.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,651 1,112 67.7 64.8-70.5 539 32.3 29.5-35.2
No 3,691 3,010 81.0 79.4-82.5 681 19.0 17.5-20.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,770 1,381 78.7 76.2-81.0 389 21.3 19.0-23.8
Non-Veteran 3,628 2,757 75.8 74.1-77.5 871 24.2 22.5-25.9
Currently Serving 134 120 86.7 77.8-92.4 14 13.3 7.6-22.2

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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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