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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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 11,242 8,649 78.2 77.2-79.1 2,593 21.8 20.9-22.8
GENDER
Male 4,195 3,337 80.0 78.5-81.4 858 20.0 18.6-21.5
Female 7,047 5,312 76.4 75.2-77.6 1,735 23.6 22.4-24.8
AGE
18-24 521 447 85.6 81.3-89.0 74 14.4 11.0-18.7
25-34 1,585 1,331 84.2 81.9-86.4 254 15.8 13.6-18.1
35-44 2,049 1,663 81.2 79.0-83.2 386 18.8 16.8-21.0
45-54 2,128 1,657 77.4 75.1-79.5 471 22.6 20.5-24.9
55-64 2,032 1,483 74.3 71.9-76.6 549 25.7 23.4-28.1
65-74 1,611 1,160 73.3 70.5-75.9 451 26.7 24.1-29.5
75+ 1,272 870 71.5 68.4-74.4 402 28.5 25.6-31.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,452 832 58.4 55.1-61.6 620 41.6 38.4-44.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,238 2,258 70.4 68.4-72.3 980 29.6 27.7-31.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,905 2,364 82.9 81.2-84.5 541 17.1 15.5-18.8
College Graduate 3,633 3,186 88.1 86.8-89.3 447 11.9 10.7-13.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,046 619 58.4 54.4-62.3 427 41.6 37.7-45.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,591 1,101 68.7 65.7-71.6 490 31.3 28.4-34.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,281 948 73.3 70.1-76.3 333 26.7 23.7-29.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,577 1,235 78.1 75.5-80.5 342 21.9 19.5-24.5
$50,000-74,999 1,540 1,310 85.8 83.6-87.7 230 14.2 12.3-16.4
$75,000+ 1,808 1,609 88.6 86.7-90.2 199 11.4 9.8-13.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,551 2,276 66.1 64.1-68.0 1,275 33.9 32.0-35.9
No 7,398 6,160 83.6 82.6-84.6 1,238 16.4 15.4-17.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,559 1,225 79.8 77.3-82.0 334 20.2 18.0-22.7
Non-Veteran 9,560 7,312 77.7 76.6-78.7 2,248 22.3 21.3-23.4
Currently Serving 107 100 90.2 80.1-95.5 7 9.8 4.5-19.9

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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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